Divorce case filed July, 2021. Outcome of mediation failure recorded 6/2022. 2022/2023 motions & hearings were withdrawn/cancelled. 2/6/2024 respondent told me there was a court date. Online records show 12/15/2023 "EP - AMENDED ORDER SETTING TRIAL WITH ZOOM INSTRUCTIONS JUDGE 3/4/24... View More
Also I bought a casa in a senior community and since I wasn’t at age I put the house in his name and me as wife. The house was a gift from a couple that I took care of until both died. Since this house now is my income after he left, I went to stay with my daughter and rented the house.
I have a 4 year old daughter. I am currently going threw a divorce. my Divorce lawyer tells me that I have to get my own place. I live with my brother and I have my own room. I am on the lease now. I told my DL that I can give my daughter my room and I can set up the livingroom for myself. So it... View More
As long as you divorced legally wherever you were, with notice to the other party, then you are divorced. If you are concerned you should take your final judgment to a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
Next is the exchange of mandatory disclosure. Read family rule 12.285 for the list of what is required. After the parties exchange the discovery (documents) then the court will probably order you to participate in mediation. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice
Can I file a motion for temporary support, time-share, and other relief with dependent or minor children after my spouse has already answered/denied my counter petition to their divorce petition? Also, my attorney will be away for a few weeks. Can I file it myself? It’s become an urgent matter as... View More
Yes, you can file a motion for temporary relief, but if you are represented by an attorney you would need to have them file the motion. If you were not represented by an attorney you could file the motion on your own. Be aware that some jurisdictions have administrative orders that apply to family...View More
my lawyer withdrew from my case the day after the judge denied relief ,, There is has been lack of communication this whole time from I have felt left in the dark ,, Then to have them withdraw and filing a motion with courts saying I broke my employer contract and then another email was sent right... View More
The most common reason for a lawyer to withdraw stating that a client has broken their contract is because the client failed to pay the lawyer's fees as agreed. This is a perfectly legitimate reason for a lawyer to withdraw.
While you can hire a new lawyer to represent you, expect to...View More
Plaintiff filed RFO because ex spouse took entirety of retirement accounts that were split 50-50 in CA divorce. CA Court Order stated Ex breached fiduciary duty and to pay plaintiff the dollar amount plus interest and legal fees. Order turned into a Judgment and domesticated in FL. It's a year... View More
My spouse served me with divorce papers after I put a temporary injunction on them. Currently I am occupying the marital home and have full time-sharing/custody of the children (due to temporary injunction). If I voluntarily dismiss the temporary injunction, will my spouse be able to come/go from... View More
You need to address these issues with the judge that is handling your divorce case. If there are no court orders to the contrary than you continue to share the children and the house. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
I put a temporary injunction on my spouse and they hired an attorney before the hearing. If I decide to voluntarily dismiss the temporary injunction prior to the hearing, will I be responsible for their attorney fees?
Generally speaking each party is responsible for their own fees in an injunction hearing. You have an absolute right to dismiss your petition. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
Based on Florida law, you are probably entitled to alimony based on the length of marriage and disparity in income. The fact that he cheated does not have a direct impact on your alimony claim. If he spent marital funds on the affair you can seek to have half of that money credited to you. Speak...View More
My spouse left me with 28 animals (cats and dogs) and is not in a position to take any of them. Many of them will live for another 10+ years. The cost of maintaining them is about one third of my monthly income.
We do not have any shared property, assets, or children. It should be a very... View More
It was supposed to be made out too separate checks me and the child support division but instead made one check co payable to both i deposited it after asking about it the teller said no problem and they released 200 to me and said it would be released the next day instead they froze my account and... View More
Based on your narrative, it is difficult to know exactly what happened and what the check was for. This money seems to come from some domestic matter in Oregon. I suggest you talk to your divorce lawyer or see one to determine what the law is when a check is sent for apparently child support and...View More
So my husband wants me to sign a separation agreement in the meantime before going through the process of divorce but the problem is that his income the past year was just half the amount of what he will be making this coming year since he just have this business opened for the last 6 months. So if... View More
Most important, do not sign anything without speaking with a local family lawyer. Child support is always modifiable until the child turns eighteen. Alimony on the other hand can be modifiable or non-modifiable. Equitable distribution means the division of the marital assets and liabilities. A...View More
If the divorce is already filed then you can file a motion expressing your concerns. You must justify your concerns to the judge. The legal standard is what is in the best interest of the child. You must also schedule your motion for a hearing. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific...View More
Assuming that the two of you lived together in the house during the intact marriage, you would need to establish the value of the house on the date of marriage and another value for the date of division. As a starting point, each party would be entitled to half of the change in value during the...View More
Generally speaking, no heir has any rights until the "father" passes away. If there is an issue of incapacity with the father (unable to make decisions for himself) then you should consult an estate lawyer for more specific advice.
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