My boyfriend is a UK citizen and his wife is a us citizen. He lives in the uk, she is in Texas and they have been separated for 7 years. Can anyone help with this question. He wants to divorce but is worried she will want child maintenance payments back dated despite the Fact that the child has... Read more »
Child support is determined based on the best interest of the child. If the grandmother is the legal guardian or a conservator of the child, then there should already be an order affecting the parent child relationship. This order may include an order regarding child support. The divorce may or...Read more »
There should be a phone number of who to call on the citation. If you have not missed your court date yet, you can call the attorney general's office or the court clerk and ask if you can get the date re-set. If you've already missed your court date your options may be limited depending...Read more »
My grandpa was a lawyer and passed away recently. Before he passed away he allowed my mother to pay all her bills with his account she had his account and routing number so she can pay whatever was needed . Now that he’s passed my grandma is threatening my mom by saying she used the account... Read more »
If your grandpa gave your mom permission to access and use the funds in his account while he had full mental capacity to do so, it is unlikely that fraud could be established in a civil case and even less likely in a criminal case. However, it depends greatly on the facts specific to the situation.
The short answer is maybe. Is the other man legally the father because they were born during your marriage to him or is there already an order affecting the parent-child relationship with that other man? If you want to file for divorce pro se (without a lawyer), you can try calling or emailing the...Read more »
formal ceremony. Do I need a divorce? I think he's going to try to throw me out of the house as its in his name. His abuse has escalated from emotional and financial to physical but I won't pretend it's nearly as bad physical abuse as many women face. I am however quite ill with... Read more »
Based on those facts, you are most likely common-law married and need a divorce if you no longer want to be married. Depending on the specifics, you may be able to show that the house is community property or you are entitled to some of the equity. You can call the police if feel you are in...Read more »
Better options are a Transfer on Death Deed (TODD) or a Lady Bird Deed at designate you as the beneficiary. In both of these options, the home would stay in his name until his death at which point it would automatically transfer to you.
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