If he filed a pleading and you've responded, the court will set it for a hearing. At that preliminary hearing, and if he shows up, you should make it known to the judge on the record that you believe the address he used to file is not correct, and order him to produce his correct address right...View More
I have full rights. They have no rights to her as far as guardianship goes. I do not live with them as we do not get along or see eye to eye so I live in Vandalia. But now I cannot contact my child and I am very scared.
That is actual kidnapping. Have you made a police report? Are there any arguments on your parents’ side regarding the well-being of the child while in your care? You should speak with a custody attorney right away.
I moved to Ohio in September.. Ohio is my home of record. I recently got out of the military. My daughter was born in Virginia. Her father resides in Virginia. If he takes me to court will I have to go back to Virginia? Can I take him to court in Ohio?
According to the UCCJEA referenced by Mr. Kotler, the child's "home state" is where the child has resided for the past six months or more. You did not mention whether the child is with you or with her father, but if the child is with you, wait the six months and then you may file. It...View More
Hi, I had a simple question about claiming my daughter on my taxes. I have been her sole guardian since May 2021 when child support stopped. I am also on three of her college loans and make monthly payments on all of them. I provide her with all essentials such as room/board, toiletries, food,... View More
If your daughter has her own income by which she's paying taxes, you can claim her on your own tax return but will also need to acknowledge the income she's receiving. It will be imputed as income to your household for the purposes of tax assessment. Simply paying on her loans does not...View More
I signed a contract to buy a home in Ohio contingent on my parent putting down money for the down payment. Somehow the bank started escrow without receiving any money, and my parent has pulled out. I don’t have a loan that will cover the cost of the house and can no longer buy it without my... View More
Check the verbiage in your purchase agreement. Specifically, see if there is a contingency on affordable or your ability to obtain financing. You didn't mention this in your question, but what is the $5k number for? My guess would be that it is earnest money; some purchase agreements will...View More
My daughters father has seen her 2 hours in the last 18 months and very minimal phone contact. Nothing from him since may of this year. Do I have to hire an attorney to file abandonment? I’ve recently found he’s on drugs so I’d like him out of her life
First, this is a very difficult situation to be in as a mother, and I want to commend you for asking a legal forum before taking action. Second, "abandonment" in Ohio is governed by Ohio Revised Code 3127, which says that a parent who fails to maintain contact with the child for 90 days...View More
I am currently in a situation that feels unsafe and that I know I will not be listened to. I was really hoping to find assistance in the writing of a contract or something similar that would allow me to pack and collect my items from my home, as well as my legal documents from another individual,... View More
The difficulty would be the fact that this person would have to (a) agree to the terms of the contract and (b) sign the contract. If you think this is a possibility, an attorney could draft a document for you. There would be more information needed, and you've posted this in the family law...View More
Wife was already listed as the beneficiary. Due to this a supplemental amount was canceled due to nonpayment because of the name change. This was a loss of $70K. Payments were to stop if she remarried and that was not reported. The ex is receiving 1/2 of husband’s pension through division of... View More
You should definitely consult with an attorney on this. They would be able to review the policy and the terms of the decree to give a clearer path forward. The Court would have had to state grounds by which they made such an order, and this outcome seems out of line with general expectations...View More
I paid for everything with promises to pay me back but never did. He stole my car and everything in my apartment was stolen. Not to mention the facts that he blacked me eye swollen shut for 3 weeks, busted my mouth open and made me strip so he could search me.
The answer to your question about alimony, or spousal support, will depend on a number of factors that are listed in Ohio law. Specifically, R.C. 3105 sets out the factors for a court to award spousal support. The length of the marriage and the respective income of the parties are perhaps the most...View More
The bio mother gives me her mothers (the grandmother) phone number stating this is her contact. I know 100% that she has her own phone number and the grandmother is just controlling the situation. Can I block the grandmothers phone and tell the bio mother that if she wants communication with me... View More
Your question is whether you can block her number, you should not do this. First, I see your point here, and mother is definitely breaching your order by failing to provide you her phone number. However, if you then block the grandmother's number, the court will see this as a somewhat-petty...View More
The answer depends on what your orders say to some extent, and also the papers that she is signing. If she's signing items directed to a parent or custodial guardian, that's inappropriate. If your order directs that an authorized person or person known to the child may do certain things...View More
I am in Ohio. My company performed a service at a business location. The company that hired us is an entirely different company, a contractor for the business location. The company that hired us refuses to pay us. We are going to file a lien, but need to know if we can file the lien on the... View More
You must file a mechanic's lien against the property that had the benefit of the work performed. An attorney in your county can assist you with this, as different counties will have different local preferences for the forms generally required. I'm concurring with Attorney Jaap's...View More
i sold a house 8-2-21 and she came back with a law suit again me for moist under the house and we did not know about and nor did her inpector she hired see it. I have an active home owner policy on this house, that i did not know was still active. how do i turn this into the insurance company to... View More
More information is needed here, but if you ever knew or had reason to know about the moisture under the home or moisture damage, and did not disclose that on your residential disclosure form prior to sale, you can be liable. Generally speaking, property sales are "as-is," often referred...View More
I have made electronic and paper check payments. I don't think the credit card company is actually applying both to my balance; both payments are coming out of the accounts and are listed on this company's website (in completely separate spots), but it looks like they're only... View More
The short answer is: probably. The longer answer is that their legality in withholding this information — or refusing to put it in one spot — somewhat depends on whether they are considered a banking institution or a third-party nonbanking institution (a private LLC, for example). Most lenders...View More
There's not quite enough information here to answer fully, but it appears as though the property owner is disputing the foreclosure process. Possibly they weren't served under Civ. R. 4, or have other grounds for contesting the foreclosure itself. "Motion to stay" could mean a...View More
The terms of the final judgment entry would govern. If she's currently living with your parents, and you become the residential custodian/legal guardian, then they would need to return her to your care.
This question is unfortunately impossible to answer without viewing which form you're referring to. Would be best to consult with an attorney, who can point you in the right direction. Different jurisdictions and counties will have slightly differing required forms.
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