My wife and I have been married for a year I currently reside in Sacramento California and she lives down in Los Angeles she has a 3 year old son. Her and the kids father have a joint custody agreement where the mother has the son the majority of the time.
Informal agreements are not court orders. If you want something enforceable you need to get a court order or judgment. If what you have is a court order or part of a judgment then it should not be modified informally and only modified by a new court order.
Hi petitioner filed for separation of marriage (FL100) and then filed motion to dismiss 20 days later. Do I need to file a response if petitioner filed motion to dismiss shortly after she filed for separation of marriage?
A motion to dismiss? If she filed a petition and you have not yet responded, all she needs to file is a Request for Dismissal. It is not a motion and there is no hearing. If the case is dismissed, you do not need to file your response. If she filed an actual motion and there is a hearing date...Read more »
He emailed me stating that I do not have his permission for our child to leave the state. We do have child support and he stated that it was 0 custody and 0 visitation. My child is in competitive cheer and travels out of state for competitions. Am I allowed to take her to her competitions or do I... Read more »
If you have the Death Certificate and you are next of kin (which as her husband, you are), then you should be able to order a copy of the records yourself. Make sure when you are ordering the records that you specify you want the ENTIRE chart - all notes, orders, medical records, billing records,...Read more »
Unfortunately, you cannot force a 17-year-old to comply with court-ordered custody or visitation plans. Without knowing why he will not come visit you, it's difficult to say what your options are. Options include 1) do no thing; 2) consider family therapy; 3) come up with activities to do during...Read more »
Depends on why you are asking. A judgment of divorce that is valid in the state in which it was given, is valid in California. You do not have to do anything. If there is something about the divorce judgment that needs enforcement here in California (such as a modification of spousal or child...Read more »
A valid marriage in Pennsylvania is valid here. I would be very concerned about a lawyer who states otherwise. If you were legally married in Pennsylvania your married is legally valid here in California. If you want to be divorced, then yes, you need to file for divorce.
Hi my ex girlfriend texted me stating she went to the Los Angeles county courts to start the process of establishing paternity a couple weeks ago. My issue is I’m currently out of the state for a new job which requires us to complete the training I’m at which is about a month long or forfit the... Read more »
and my husbands name as joint tenants. My mother-in law just passed and my husband put the stock in his name only in a single account. He is seeing an attorney to make sure I have no claims on the dividends derived from his now stock. The proceeds are now going into our joint checking account.... Read more »
This isn't really a community property issue. This property was a gift and title to the stock was held in joint tenancy. Generally, owners in joint tenancies and tenancies in common can sell their interests in the properties they own with others. However, an owner in a tenancy in common or a...Read more »
Our little sister is only turning 15, so I assume it will be difficult. I also know parents get full custody. However according to my little sister, her dad is very controlling and doesn’t let her do anything she will enjoy, such as visit friends or even me and my sister. He even says if he buys... Read more »
As her sister and non parent, you do not have legal standing to seek custody. The option of legal guardianship may be available, but based on the information you have provided, it's unlikely that request will be granted either
If the person attempting to nullify the prenup, had a language barrier at the time of signing the prenup, therefore, did not fully understand what she was signing, AND was not represented by counsel at the time, then the prenup can be nullified. She should retain an attorney to handle the divorce...Read more »
You're entitled to half of community property acquired during the marriage. Items acquired during the period of cohabitation are separate property. You may or may not be entitled to a portion of his separate property. You need a consultation with an attorney to figure out what you are entitled...Read more »
He has a lawyer he is paying for. Need a lawyer who will take case on contingency. Desperate !! He is fighting child support backpay and alimony. I don't care about that just want divorce finalized. I have served his employer with QDRO (18 year marriage) I am entitled to Annuity (lump sum 50% of... Read more »
I don't understand. How could you have already prepared and served a QDRO if your divorce case is still pending? If he has an attorney, you need one too. Don't make the mistake of not appearing at your own motion hearing. If you do not show up, the matter will be taken off calendar. I'd like...Read more »
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