my husband has not even filed for divorce and has moved in with his girlfriend and has my children staying there. My 10 year old is not comfortable with this and has stated this to her father and to her counselor. Do I have any legal help on my side?
Unless you do something about this, I'm not quite sure he will. You are the one who should be filing a complaint and seeking a divorce. There is nothing the police or you can do, as there are no court orders in place that are enforceable. Consult with an experienced family law attorney to get a...Read more »
I have two children, I have sole physical custody and share legal custody with their father. We have a visitation order in place and their father recently violated the order by committing parental kidnapping. I filed a police report and I also filed a motion to obtain full custody, the hearing for... Read more »
I'd still contact and consult with an experienced family law attorney. Your husband can claim you were served by merely filing a document that says you were served. That could happen if he is representing himself. If he's represented by an attorney, I don't think a false claim of service would be...Read more »
I am making three times as much money as I usually do for the past four months because I am traveling, working 84 hrs a week. Normally I work 50 hours a week at home. I will be on the road for another two months then may go back to 50 hrs at home or may travel again making a similar amount that I... Read more »
The court can use an average of 3 years. However, if this income is a one time occurrence, an argument can be made to exclude the income from the support calculation for the very reason it is isolated year’s income. Seek the advice of an experienced family law attorney should you find yourself in...Read more »
Assuming you are the custodial parent and are dropping the child off for parenting time with the father, the state cannot force you to stay while the parenting time is taking place, unless there is a restriction in the parenting time order. I hope this answers your question, because it was a bit...Read more »
Im military vet. That paid in full child support and any arrears. My last payment was 7yrs ago. My child is 27yr old. I recently learned i have a failure to appear on my record for this child support case. I was never notified as i moved around often due to my military job and change of income from... Read more »
When was there a court date? What did you receive that says you missed a court date? How long ago? What county? I’d contact an experienced family law attorney in the county in which your Judgment was entered to determine cost, if any, to assist you in trying to straighten out the matter. Thank...Read more »
If you received paperwork from the Friend of the Court then obviously a divorce action or some other court action was filed wherein you will be required to pay support retroactively. I suggest you take that paperwork to an experienced and knowledgeable family law attorney.
You either come up with an agreement and prepare the appropriate court order, or the Judge will decide at trial. I believe both of you will be doing a disservice to yourselves by proceeding without an attorney. It's not as easy as you might think to process this through the court, especially when...Read more »
Being out of state has nothing to do with the amount determined. If both parents pay for childcare, put down how much you pay and the other party will put down what they pay on the same questionnaire, assuming the other party has to fill out a questionnaire.
No, tickets do not expire. More likely than not there was a suspension of your license in 1998 because you failed to pay at least one ticket, or because you failed to appear in court for a scheduled hearing. I assume you've been charged with driving while license suspended, which is a misdemeanor...Read more »
I didn't hurt my wife, just tried to push her out the door of our house...she didn't leave, I let her go and left myself. She called the cops and now I have a no contact order with her and am afraid the problem will get much worse if I can't get this dismissed, I don't believe she wanted to let it... Read more »
Much of what could happen to you if you fail to appear to testify depends on the community in which you live as well as the policies and practices of the court before who cases of this nature are heard. Technically, the fact that you do or do not want to testify is unimportant. You are merely a...Read more »
Assuming all the paperwork has been properly filed and procedures properly followed, one is able to get a divorce in Michigan 60 days from the date the action is filed. It's a pretty short process assuming everything is properly done. Better off consulting an attorney if it's your desire is to...Read more »
My ex and I agree on everything and know the marriage is over. We've been split for 6 months and he just filed 2 weeks ago. We'd both like to get this over with so we can move on and heal. Is it at all possible since we have minor children?
The statutes provide for a 6 month waiting period when minor children are involved, as you obviously know. Depending upon where you live and the policy of the Judge to whom your case has been assigned, it might be possible to have a portion of the waiting period waived, but there must be a...Read more »
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