Lawyers, Answer Questions  & Get Points Log In
Questions Answered by Monica Miguel Cabrera
2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Florida on
Q: A man I never married signed my son's birth cirtificate at his birth. My Petition for DNA was denied.

Now there is a non jury one hour trial to determine paternity and related relief. What does this mean?

Monica Miguel Cabrera
Monica Miguel Cabrera answered on Nov 13, 2019

This means that the petition filed by the man is going before the judge to be heard. You should be prepared with your own evidence with regard to the case. I would recommend retaining the services of an attorney if you are not comfortable with representing yourself in court.

View More Answers

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Florida on
Q: I have questions about this child support issue, my husband received a letter from court that the child support would

Stop at age 21 but today he received a submit that they are requesting child support to continue. My husband lose this job a few months ago and not sure what we should do? And can this really be done after your told that child support would stop? And how can I get legal service to help me with this... Read more »

Monica Miguel Cabrera
Monica Miguel Cabrera answered on Nov 13, 2019

Your husband definitely needs to respond to the request for child support to continue. Usually, child support beyond age 18-19 is reserved for children who have special needs that require parental support beyond the age of majority. There should be a hearing scheduled on that motion (what you're... Read more »

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Q: Want can be done if ex spouse refuses to sign sale of home papers and how fast can a judgment be made?

My ex-wife and I divorced almost 5 years ago. At the time we were underwater in our current home, so selling wasn't an option for either of us. She couldn't afford the mortgage, so I stayed in the property with a clause in our divorce papers that I would try to refinance. I tried the first 3 years... Read more »

Monica Miguel Cabrera
Monica Miguel Cabrera answered on Sep 6, 2019

In order to properly answer your question, a review of your marital settlement agreement and final judgment is required. If the house is properly addressed in there, then you can file enforcement documents in your divorce case. I would recommend having an attorney review your documents and help... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on
Q: In Florida how many miles can I move with the child and I have injunction in place.

But I don’t have no court order stating that me and the child can’t move. Im within the 50 miles range but my daughter father is not to no where I live as long as he know where the child school is located.

Monica Miguel Cabrera
Monica Miguel Cabrera answered on Jul 29, 2019

The limit is 50 miles from the last location.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.