Robert Champion's answer You need an experienced criminal defense attorney now. The prosecutors determined there is enough for a warrant. An attorney will be able to discuss the details of the case and sequence of events with the prosecutor, and attempt to get the case dismissed.
Robert Champion's answer You will most likely have to open an estate, become the personal representative for the estate, then execute documents to transfer ownership of the land. You should consult with an experienced probate attorney in your area to discuss all the options in detail.
Robert Champion's answer You need to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney in your area. They can review your case with you, contact the court and the prosecutor to determine the charges and the warrants. They can also coordinate a time for you to turn yourself in and be arraigned (if this is coordinated, you will spend less time in jail).
Robert Champion's answer First, do you have a Court order stating what time the child must be picked up? If not - you need one. You need a specific time. Then, you need to log the days she is supposed to pick up the child and what time she actually arrives. Once you can document a pattern of her failing to comply with the Order, you need to file a Motion with the court. Depending on the details of the case - you might be able to request that she be found in contempt of court for disobeying the order. You might be...
Robert Champion's answer Is he ordered to pay support through the Friend of the Court? If yes (since there are contempt hearings, he probably is) - the Court already knows when he pays and how much he is behind. When show cause or contempt hearings are held, make sure you have contact with the FOC and appear. Let them know your circumstances and the hardship the situation presents for you. They may demand more of a payment, or hold the hearings more frequently.
Robert Champion's answer You will be able to get married; however, this will not protect him from being deported for being here illegally. You need to contact an immigration attorney immediately to discuss options.
Robert Champion's answer You can file for divorce - and you can file in the County that you live in (if you have lived there longer than 10 days). On the Summons, it will ask if there have been any previous actions - you will need to list the case number, court and judge of the case that was dismissed.
Robert Champion's answer Typically when the child is older than 12, they can be interviewed and express a preference in a custody case. This preference will not be revealed, and is just one of the 12 factors considered in a custody determination. Here is a Friend of the Court brochure detailing all of the custody factors: http://courts.mi.gov/administration/scao/resources/documents/publication...
Robert Champion's answer There must have been a child support order in place at the time, stating that you must pay support. Unless you file a motion to have that amended, the amount will continue to increase.
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