The case has taken more than 5 years. Every time there is a deadline it is missed. We submitted a piece of evidence into record and the attorney was given 15 days to reply with its admissibility. That was 49 days ago. This is a trend and I believe it is to try to run my funds dry so I cannot... Read more »
If you believe your lawyer has committed malpractice on your case, you should consult with another attorney to review your file and advise whether he agrees. You have a right to receive either the original or a copy of your file.
I moved to Texas for my job and other beneficial reasons. My child's father did not agree with this. I decided to move back home so my child and her father can be closer. However , he doesn't help much and complains I live to far. We live 12 miles from each other. He does spend time with her when... Read more »
In most cases, back child support would be treated as a lien, requiring that that the State (or whomever is collecting) to be included as a payee on the check. In that case, it would go to the attorney to distribute the funds and honor the lien.
You can ask the court for an order allowing you use of the community home pending partition of the community in your suit for divorce. If you have not yet filed, now may be a good time to speak with a divorce attorney before your credit suffers more.
We are caring for our two grandsons who are 11 and 5. The 5 yr old is severely disabled as he is deaf, has cerebral palsy, is on the autism spectrum,is not potty trained, has Klinefelters and a few other diagnoses. Mom is in a sober living home and dad has moved to California. The only support we... Read more »
She doesn't have to sign or agree to anything. Consult with an attorney who handles divorces, who should be happy to walk you through the divorce process and costs involved, which should not be very expensive.
I did not sign the waiver for the uncontested divorce in Louisiana because our written and signed custody agreement was not included in the petition. If I understand correctly, I will now be served the papers and I want to file an answer but I am not sure if I need to file the answer now or wait... Read more »
The other parent continues to have rights unless and until a court terminates those rights. Generally that will only happen if the state files to terminate his rights or if the child is being adopted, such as by your spouse.
I'm assuming what you're talking about is a "PD" or a preliminary default. Once the defendant's delays for filing an answer or other responsive pleadings have passed, you have to file a preliminary default before confirming the default and taking a judgment.
My mom and her husband had Wills made up in 1992, my mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2012. Her husband tried to change the Will after a family argument. Now they have both passed within 3 months of each other. Her lawyer won't give me a copy of her WILL because of conflict of interest. The... Read more »
The burden of proving that your mother lacked the mental capacity to know what she was signing would fall on you. You need an attorney who is familiar with this area or law to help you. The sooner you contest the will, the better.
I've just learned of this revised statute. He had supervised visits for 2 years as he was in and out of jail first tears of his daughter's life. A positive drug test by Mother who very obviously did great job raising an exceptional child and blatant lies with NO proof, brought on by disgruntled,... Read more »
Filed a restraining order. The original order has already restrained her until trial.
She is denying me custody. We have a 7/7 joint custody. Nearly everything she listed is on the interrogations from the original trial and my facts stuck and hers were tossed and she lost. Now we have... Read more »
I would recommend having the power of attorney drafted by a professional to ensure that it is in the correct form. It would need to be filed with the clerk of court for a bank to accept it, as they will require a certified copy of the POA.
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