In GA, anyone can have a divorce for any reason whatsoever. If you wake up one morning and decide you no longer want to be married, you can take a divorce without having to prove anything else. Religion doesn’t even have to be discussed to get the divorce.
On these facts alone, I cannot see the bar complaint coming to anything. Lawyers cannot control bad technology. However, better lawyers will likely have in place backup systems to guard against information loss in the event of technology failure. While the Bar may not provide redress in this...Read more »
Ex is not paying spousal supp., Hes supposed to pay 2,000 for 10 yrs. Plus car ins., phone, med. Ins. Some months I'll get 500 or just 250. Would it be best for me to go back to tx and get a legal aid there? I think it would be cheaper since you would have to fly if I used lawyer in Tx, but i... Read more »
If your ex still lives in TX, then you need to follow up on this in TX. If, however, the ex lives in GA, then you would have to file here to first domesticate the foreign (TX) order and then file to enforce the order (formerly TX now newly GA) here.
I broke my lease at my last apartment to live with my now ex. He purchased a home and wanted me to come live with him, so I did. I legally changed my address and everything. I paid for utilities and calculated over 3 grand spent since I moved in, on renovations and appliances. A lot of verbal... Read more »
Do not use a quitclaim deed to do this. Take the current deed to an attorney and have them draw up a warranty dee with rights of survivorship. Don't fool around with this. If you botch it by doing it yourself it will cost you much money to get it straightened out. You can usually get a deed...Read more »
You would have to look to the terms of the contract to determine. If the contract is a standard "GAR" form (GA Association of Realtors), the last time I looked the contract could automatically extend upon the request of either party. Beyond the 7 days would require the agreement of all parties to...Read more »
Unfortunately, this is pretty much covered under the "caveat emptor" doctrine which means "buyer beware." Did your daughter not even check the item out to see if it worked? Was your daughter 18 years old or older at the time of the trade? If not, then the trade is invalid as the daughter was a...Read more »
He wrote in the for section loan. I gave him a lot of jewelry including my Rolex GOLD watch as collateral. He still has these. I have never paid him anything on this. I am a Realtor and I reduced his commission on a sale to pay him back. However now he is telling me I owe him the total + 5%... Read more »
It depends. The more that you value this contract and want it enforced, the more you need to speak with an attorney to help you. With all respect to you, if you did not already know the answer to your own question, do you really expect that you will be able to prove your case in court? There are...Read more »
The first thing you do is go and talk with a lawyer! I cannot stress this strongly enough. If the child was born out of wedlock, then you must legitimate the child formally though the court. The legitimation process involves many issues, and I would not recommend that you attempt it without...Read more »
Support obligations end once the child reaches the age of 18 UNLESS the child is still in high school (secondary school) when 18 occurs. If an 18 year old child is still in high school, then support would continue until graduation OR until the child turns 20, whichever occurs first. The exception...Read more »
I am unsure as to why you believe that you are the legal father. Was the biological father's rights terminated and you then adopted the child? If not, then you are not the legal dad. Marrying the mother does not make your relationship to the child "legal" in any way. You are the step-dad.
If the legitimation has been granted and child support has been ordered, then yes, the father will still be obligated to pay support even though he may find out later that he is not the biological father of the child. The father should have demanded a DNA test to confirm paternity during the...Read more »
Unless you have been arrested for or convicted of a crime, you are not going to be thrown in jail. If you are simply not making your payments because you are having financial difficulties, you may be sued and your credit rating damaged, but you will not go to jail for non payment. Debtors prisons...Read more »
This is a highly fact oriented question. To answer it, we would need to review the child support worksheet and child support addendum. Unfortunately, we are unable to do this through this forum. Your best bet would be to contact a local family law attorney and have them look at the papers and...Read more »
You should probably ask your CO or contact your local JAG office for an answer. Generally, most lawyers are going to strongly urge people to NOT use their occupational email account(s) to convey personal non job related communications. You can probably guess why.
I have a friend who is asking me for advice about her situation. I don’t know what to tell her, about the legal side of it. Jane is about to get married to Mike. Mike had a DUI several years ago and he apparently has been driving without a license. His daughter has been keeping his car title and... Read more »
When in doubt, stay out. This is not a good idea on many levels. Your instinct is correct. All Mike has to do is get his license reinstated. If he has requirements to complete in order to do this, he should go ahead and do it. After all, why wouldn't he? I imagine it could be because Mike is...Read more »
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