In regards to settling of an auto accident claim when you are presented with the checks 1 is written to me and another to the medical company alone to satisfy the lien for the amount I owe them would my represented attorney also add that portion to the check written to me when determining his... Read more »
It would depend on the wording of the contract between the client and lawyer. Most contracts state that the fee is a percentage of "all amounts recovered." Therefore, the fee would be a percentage of the total settlement, including the lien, in most cases. Many times, the attorney will...Read more »
No, child support and visitation have nothing to do with each other, and 2 wrongs don't make a right. If he's not paying his child support, you can file a rule to have him held in contempt. Likewise, if you refuse to allow him visitation, he can file to have you held in contempt.
It sounds as if she was given use of the home, but the property has not yet been split, or partitioned. You should consult with an attorney who handles divorce or property law to discuss filing to partition the community property.
I want this man to be brought to justice! I am seeking any and all advice and info on where, who, and/or what all I can and should do! What my options are and what other actions I could do legally through other types of departments, organizations, platforms, anything...
If Louisiana is your permanent address, and you have no plans to move in the immediate future, you can file in Louisiana. I would defer to someone who is familiar with the divorce laws of the other states to say if you can file in one of the other states.
We have a custody agreement in place which he gets her every other weekend. But that's the only communication he has with her. He doesn't ask about her any other time he just gets her so we can stay out of court. He is on child support but doesn't pay any of it and is behind 15,000... Read more »
My son is 19 months old. Long story short my ex boyfriend (we shall call him A) of a year signed the birth certificate, but we split up 6 months ago and since then he hasn’t called or checked in on my son. The biological father (We will call him C) is, and always has been, in my sons life. We... Read more »
Yes, I would recommend that the biological father file suit to be recognized as the child's father. You can also sue to disavow paternity. I would recommend that you both speak with attorneys (you will need separate ones) to discuss how best to proceed.
The mother of the child will ONLY allow the father to hang out with her and the child. She wants the visits at her home. she wants dinners and hours of fun activities with just the 3 of them. She won't let him pick up the child or do anything with her not being there bc she wants to make... Read more »
He should consult with an attorney to protect and assert his paternal and custodial rights to the child. If he and the mother cannot agree on the terms of his custody and visitation, he should ask the court to do so. The mother alone does not have the final say.
His mother and I are not married, but have been living together since before he was born. He is now 7. We both signed the birth certificate and the AOP at the hospital. She now doesn't want me to be his father, but no one else will claim him. I want to be his dad. Can she make me prove it... Read more »
If you're on the child's birth certificate, you're his father, whether she wants you to be or not. If she refuses to allow you to be in his life, you need to assert your rights in court. Consult with a family law attorney in the parish where she lives to discuss your options....Read more »
You should contact a family law/divorce attorney as soon as possible. The attorney will know the procedure that should be followed and make arrangements to file and present the Petition for Emergency Custody to the judge for his/her consideration.
Adoption law is a specialized area of law and, unless you are familiar with it, a lot can go wrong. And if one thing isn't done right, the whole adoption can fall apart. Therefore, it's important that you have an attorney who knows how to handle adoptions. Good luck, and...Read more »
Child support enforcement says they can't find him to serve him and have not been able to make him pay the over $40k and there has been a warrant out for his arrest but because of his political connections, nothing is being done. My son wants to be adopted by my fiance who is also adopting my... Read more »
There are several lawsuits seeking class certification pending now involving products that either used formaldehyde or formaldehyde-releasing agents in them. It's certainly possible that the products your family have used may be included in at least one of the suits. An attorney who handles...Read more »
In Louisiana, one has a year from the date that he/she knew (or should have known) of the malpractice or, in any case, within three years of the date of the malpractice, to file a request for a review panel with the LA Division of Administration. Considering the facts you've presented, action...Read more »
The Judgment granting the adoption typically orders the state's vital records office to reissue the birth certificate. The adopted parents must then mail the judgment along with an application to the state office for the new certificate to be issued.
My former employer accused me of stealing a thousand dollars. I did not do this. I was asked by him if I would take a polygraph and I said yes. I waited to hear from him and did not. 3 months later I am riding with my boyfriend and he gets pulled over and he was told that they was looking for me to... Read more »
You should speak with an attorney to discuss your rights regarding the unpaid wages. There are specific laws that regulate the time within which an employer must pay you. After the alleged theft issue was resolved, he may not be able to claim that as a defense. At the very least, you should...Read more »
opportunity to live anywhere else but in the streets or what would be called couch surfing! She is 26 weeks pregnant with a boy and doesn't want him because she has no stability, financial help, and has a drug problem when not pregnant! She has two other children being cared for by family... Read more »
You and your fiancé should consult with an attorney who handles adoptions as soon as possible There are steps that should be taken prior to the child's birth. Also, you and your significant other should consider getting married, as the stability of your relationship will be an issue for the...Read more »
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