You'll need to file a suit to establish custody orders in whatever State the children have been living in for the last 6 months. If they haven't been living in the new State for 6 months yet, you may still be able to file in the State they moved from. Contact a lawyer to assist you with...View More
My 11 yr old has to go spend the weekends at her dad's with his girlfriend and her 3 boys, while he works. He is insisting that she can only go to friends houses or have any kind of plans on my weekends. He also keps telling her that he has to work so much to pay me, and that is why he... View More
At 12 years old, the judge has to listen to (but isn't bound by) a child's preference as to her primary residence. The judge may, but isn't required to, listen to the child's preference about possession schedules.
Her father shouldn't be telling your daughter...View More
I was charged for a driving offense in Indiana back in Aug. '11, and ultimately the charges were dismissed in May '12, however I recently received a letter from the state saying that my license will be suspended, even though the charges were dismissed. The charges never went to the judge... View More
Assuming the Texas suspension is based on the Indiana arrest, you'll need to ask an Indiana attorney. The states have a mutual agreement that, when one suspends a driver's license, the others will reciprocate. So if the suspension is originating from something in Indiana then the...View More
Need more detail to be able to answer your question. the first issue is whether or not you and your boyfriend are considered to be married or not. this depends on whether you've lived together and, while living together, agreed to be married and represented yourselves to third parties as...View More
In 2003 I was charged with a DWI in Texas. I had just recently moved from California. I advised my attorney that I had a California DL and not a Texas DL. At the hearing, it was suspended without explanation as to how that was possible. Please explain if there is a federal common law or how... View More
You have rights, but its not entirely clear to me what they are. First, I'm assuming that when you say you're on probation for "bi/fv-a" you mean "Assault Causing Bodily Injury - Family Violence". The next question is whether you're on probation for assaulting...View More
Well, it would help to have a little more detail about what you mean by temporary custody, and how long you've had it/how long your niece has been living with you. Do you mean that the niece has simply been living with you, or that there was a court order granting you temporary custody? If...View More
Texas Family Code Sec. 2.401 sets out the requirements for a common law, or informal, marriage. They are:
1. A man and woman agreed to be married;
2. After the agreement, the man and woman lived together; and
3. They represented themselves to others as husband and wife.
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