Neil Colman's answer 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 divorce action filed. The attorney could then file a motion asking the court to order that parenting time not occur in the presence of his girlfriend. The court has the authority to restrict parenting...
Neil Colman's answer 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 filed with the court. If not served and no one files a proof of service (that you served), the court date should then be rescheduled. The law only requires that you be served with the paperwork...
Neil Colman's answer 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 this position.
Neil Colman's answer 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 difficult to determine what your question was.
Neil Colman's answer 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 you for your service.
Neil Colman's answer 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.
Neil Colman's answer 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 there is/are child(ren) involved.
Neil Colman's answer 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.
Neil Colman's answer 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 offense. You should hire an experienced attorney to handle not only the matter for which you were just ticketed and your outstanding ticket(s) issue(s).
Neil Colman's answer 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 witness to the crime of domestic violence. The complainant in a case of this nature is the People of the state of Michigan or People of the County of...
Neil Colman's answer 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 streamline the process and avoid the pitfalls so many have run into.
Neil Colman's answer 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 reasonable basis for such relief. Most courts that I have appeared in will not waive 4 months of the waiting period.
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