the participant is the respondent in a divorce case and will not answer the divorce petition, subpoenas, or the attorney's phone calls. The attorney has reached out to the retirement provider, and they have said they can't give out any information without the participant's signature
My wife abandoned our home in the State of Georgia in January 2021. She moved out of State. We did not have any kids or bank accounts together. I moved back to Michigan to help my aging parents in April 2023. Can I file for divorce while here in Michigan? We originally got married in Michigan... View More
This is a complex question with many factors involved that you have not shared. Alimony is based on one party's financial need and the other party's financial ability to pay. You would need to justify why you are earning less than minimum wage which is approximately $25,000 annually. The...View More
Below is our parenting time for the upcoming holiday:
The Father shall have the first half of the ·winter break in even years, which shall include Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The Mother shall have the second half of winter break in even years, which shall include New Years Eve and... View More
I have a local family attorney. He won't touch it. I have asked a few more local attorneys, all have declined to represent. As for the divorce decree does not state specifically that my name must be removed, an enforcement order won't work. The local DMV told me to go get my car, but I... View More
My wife is from a wealthy family, but has never worked herself. We married at age 41, but prior to then she lived off her monthly allowance. We have a prenup at her request, but if we are to divorce she has no way of earning for herself, and would have to either resort back to taking money from... View More
If you mean, the person who is asking for the restraining order is seeking a continuance and you are the person to be restrained, yes they can ask for a continuance, but you can object to that continuance if you want to. (see Family Code §242)
Can husband and I waive net worth statement for NY divorce if we both agree? No kids, we both work, and I earn much more. I consulted with a lawyer before that net worth statement is not required in NY, so how do I waive it? Or do I simply not submit net worth statement?
Damages were inflicted intentionally prior to finalizing, however the vehicle is written into the decree and I am awarded the vehicle by default. Does this mean he will owe me for the damages he inflicted?
You do not need his permission or consent to proceed with a divorce. You can file the petition and have him served. If he does not respond, you can proceed by default. In terms of finding a "low cost lawyer" - "low" is in the eye of the beholder. You'll need to make...View More
We recently broke up. And right now she is threatening to take my vehicle from me. The vehicle is registered in Idaho to my Name but the loan is under her name. Is she legally allowed to take the vehicle from me?
We live in Texas in a home that I Inherited from my parents after we were married. The home was not completely paid for but came to me with the mortgage. I continued to pay that mortgage after I inherited the house. In Texas property acquired by gift or descent is considered “personal”, not... View More
In California, when completing the FL-150 form for a divorce, it's important to accurately disclose all assets, including personal trust assets, mutual funds, money markets, and cash. These items should be listed under the section titled "Property, Assets, and Debts."
In a California divorce, the property can be sold or damaged, but there are legal implications to consider. During the divorce process, both parties typically have an equal right to use and control marital property. This includes the right to sell or dispose of property, but it must be done in...View More
In California, when filling out the FL-150 form during divorce proceedings, you need to disclose all financial assets and obligations. This includes trusts, especially if you are a beneficiary or have any control over the trust. Even if the trust is set up in your name, it's important to list...View More
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.