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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Family Law, Divorce and Child Custody for Texas on
Q: I’m a survivor of dv (domestic violence) and I moved out of state to tx after finding out he came to the same state.
Carmen Rosita Rojo
Carmen Rosita Rojo
answered on Dec 13, 2023

You need to consult a family law attorney to determine the county you need to file, and whether you qualify for some type of protective order. You need to live in Texas at least 6 months to file the suit regarding your child.

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Q: A person got a restraining order against me (unbeknownst to me) in another state, drove across state lines.

After arriving at my home and staying for 7 days, she baited me into an argument and called the police to report that I had physically assaulted her- which didn’t happen. Even though I was never served nor aware of the restraining order, I was still arrested and charged with misdemeanor... View More

Carmen Rosita Rojo
Carmen Rosita Rojo
answered on Jul 13, 2023

You need to retain an attorney in state where the Restraining Order was issued. Do not ignore.

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Q: If money from a life insurance policy is left to an offspring in a will but has a spouse as beneficiary, who gets it?

My father, who recently passed away, set up a life insurance policy several decades ago (before he met my mother) for a daughter from a previous marriage. Despite not needing to do this, he had specified in his will that the life insurance payout would go to his daughter. At some point he changed... View More

Carmen Rosita Rojo
Carmen Rosita Rojo
answered on Feb 16, 2023

The named beneficiary on his policy.

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