The Legal Separation is one process, the Dissolution of Marriage is another. You will have to file a Petition and go through the entire process of dissolution, which includes the exchange of disclosures and also the waiting period.
Each county has an index of the Petitioners and Respondents in family law cases. You can go to the county where they were litigating the case and start there. A case that old will likely be in archives, but the electronic index will allow you to find a case number.
Absolutely ! that's one of the main reasons for fighting to keep legal Custody of your child.
There are many rights afforded you when you have legal custody of a child. I cover them in my books A MAN'S GUIDE TO DIVORCE STRATEGY and A MAN'S GUIDE TO CHILD CUSTODY. Both are available on...Read more »
The community can develop an interest in the separate property holdings of a spouse. The cases are on record for this, and I would suggest that you seek the advice of a qualified family law attorney to discuss the tracing of the funds and how the law works on this topic.
The law on this is that your marriage is one of "Long Duration" which means that it lasted more than 10 years and the court CAN maintain jurisdiction over the issue of spousal support for the lifetime of the parties.
In general, the goal of spousal support is to allow the parties to become...Read more »
No, there is not. The child should be old enough to be responsible, and the parents should be aware that leaving a child who is too young to take care of themselves could be a criminal act of negligence.
In general, teens are old enough to be home alone.
Social Security numbers are regionally issued, the numbers can tell you what state you were born in, and frequently the county, if you have the county you can go to the Registrar. On the other hand you can go to the Secretary of State who usually keeps the records of births throughout the state...Read more »
If you son died and the estate is under $100,000 there is a California Code Section that deals with the procedures. You must wait a certain amount of time, 45 days at last count, then draft a Declaration stating that you are the representative for the heirs and with a certified copy of the death...Read more »
No, a settlement conference is nothing more than the parties sitting down with a mediator, frequently the judge. It is a time for the parties to sit down, and have a third party facilitate the conversation. Often it is also a good time for the judge to convey what the most likely scenario is for a...Read more »
Ex-parte hearing for this monday morning to see the judge but am wondering if I need to go about this another way such as filing a motion to dismiss or something to that effect. Or do I just go in front of the judge and explain my case?? Also I want to note that the FRO has not been served on me... Read more »
That depends on whether or not you have filed an assignment of wages on the back pay. If you are currently received child support from his current pay, then it should have a provision for how any arrears (previously owed child support) would be repaid.
There are many ways in which you may be entitled to the property. If it was held in Joint tenancy for example, it would automatically be yours. If it is the subject of a trust to which you are the beneficary, then you you would be able to have it transferred to you.
Me & my fiance got into a really stupid arguement i got mad that he started screaming at me so i got up on his face then he pushed me, i got physical with him so he kept pushing me and so on he didnt punch me but every time he pushed me i fell, & i called the cops i feel bad now cause it was never... Read more »
Depending on the district attorney, and what you say to them, they may consider dropping the charges, however they don't have to. Once it goes to the DA, they have the power to prosecute your fiance without your cooperation - if there is enough evidence.
The FL-685 - Response to A Governmental Motion or Order to Show Cause is filed by the party who is being brought before the court to pay child support or answer/respond to whatever the court motion is.
The FL-150 - is the Income and Expense Declaration which is filed by both parents in a...Read more »
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