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Q: it's my turn to claim my daughter, but father won't give me 1095A to file. He has insurance for her. what do i do?

We rotate years. He has her on his insurance. IRS keep rejecting because i don't have information to fill that part out on taxes. I don't know how to get around it. He just got insurance some time last year.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Florida on
Q: Can I sue Department of Children and Families for lying about me on an investigation report?

Not only that but also closing my case without notifying me that it had been closed? How do I go about in even starting to get my kids back?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Family Law for Florida on
Q: I loaned my mother $43,000 at 7% interest 21 years ago secured by a promissory note.

I loaned my mother $43,000 at 7% interest 21 years ago. It was secured by a promissory note and upon her death I would receive payment. Upon her death in October 2021 I was informed that the house she owned could not be used to satisfy her debt to me as we had planned because of the homestead... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jan 20, 2022

Regardless of what you are being told the $43,000 note from your mother is a very valuable valid debt that should be given to the Judge in the Probate Case.

If there is no Probate case, hire a lawyer to open one yourself. (Anyone can do it, and creditors do it all the time.)...
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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Does a name change have legal consequences?

My name change has made my life more hectic and aggravated than ever before.I am transgender female,

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Q: My child’s father has not filed taxes since 2017. It is technically his year to file. Can I claim our child?

We have a court order every other year we switch for claiming our child. I have always followed this. I get even years he gets odd years. But since he has not filed since 2017 I want to claim our child

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Family Law and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: My boyfriend in prison he has covid do I need a lawyer

My boyfriend was rushed to a hospital with covid it’s no medical release on file nobody telling his family anything we in the blind on how we doing the are refusing phone calls and not allowing us to know anything about him do I need to get a lawyer to get information on him or what it’s been... Read more »

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Q: If a person has an active indigent status and is fighting for paternity, can they receive free attorney representation?

They were also a victim of a crime and have an active case.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Probate for Florida on
Q: Man and women are married but do not live together. Women lives with son.

Woman becomes deathly ill with no Power of Atty. Can husband get a POA naming son as beneficiary.

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Jan 19, 2022

Sorry to hear that. If woman is mentally sound, even though she is physically weak, she has to sign her own Power of Attorney.

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Q: when we got divorced we were ordered to sell the house. he house was a marital residence. Deed was in both of our names,

The agreement was to stay there for 3 years and then sell. After three years, she told me that she would love to keep the house, and told me she was going to pay monthly for my half. I agreed and changed the deed to her name. The only condition I put was for her to pass the mortgage under her name.... Read more »

Rand Scott Lieber
Rand Scott Lieber answered on Jan 17, 2022

If you have not already, you need to return to court with a Motion for Enforcement on the original court order/ agreement to sell the house. Consult with a local family law attorney for more specific advice based on what has happened since your final judgment was entered.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Florida on
Q: when we got divorced we were ordered to sell the house. he house was a marital residence. Deed was in both of our names,

The agreement was to stay there for 3 years and then sell. After three years, she told me that she would love to keep the house, and told me she was going to pay monthly for my half. I agreed and changed the deed to her name. The only condition I put was for her to pass the mortgage under her name.... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Florida on
Q: I have a 17-year-old who is going to be a father.

His girlfriend's mother wants their baby and told him he has no rights. What can I do so that if he wants to be in the child's life, which he does but he feels like it's hopeless, that he can not have this baby just adopted and they control what happens to the baby? He was in the... Read more »

Destardes Moore
Destardes Moore answered on Jan 16, 2022

He can register with the Putative Father Registry. http://www.floridahealth.gov/certificates/certificates/birth/Putative_Father/index.html

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Florida on
Q: He is taking job out of state, how will it affect my case if I file for divorce? The children and I will not be moving.

He is the sole income provider (82k). I am a full time student paying cash for my education.

We have been married 11 years with 2 shared children age 8 and 12. We have never owned a home. His car is valued around $3k, mine is valued much less (it is 30 years old). No other assets. Combined... Read more »

Pamela J. Fero Esq.
Pamela J. Fero Esq. answered on Jan 25, 2022

Even if your husband will soon move out of state, you can apply for divorce if you have both lived in Florida for at least 6 months. If you and your children do not wish to move with him, you must demonstrate that they are better off staying with you and that the move is unnecessary.

Keep...
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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Legal Malpractice for Florida on
Q: I am going for a retrial with a jury. I was found not credible by the original judge.

I hired new counsel. We would like to hire a Professional Witness to testify in my behalf. Should I trust my Attorney to hire someone he knows or would the jury think that is not a credible thing to do.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Florida on
Q: My oldest daughters dad was on child support and didn't really have anything to do with her up until recently.

I also know that the only reason that he even has her is so he doesn't have to pay child support anymore. If this happens what are the chances that he will try and have me served with child support? Would I have to pay beings I have raised her with my ex her whole life with really no help from... Read more »

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Q: Isn't Florida a mother state?

If the father to my two youngest kids went to court for full custody of my middle daughter but I was never made aware of the court dates or hearings and I was never served any kind of paperwork and I never signed anything did I actually lose my parental rights over her or? I mean I just need this... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence and Family Law for Florida on
Q: What would be the main reason for a mother to have her kids taken from her if she was the victim in a domestic dispute?

Not only that she was very much cooperative with law enforcement and DCF and doing drug tests while at work and they still took her kids no actual reason given. Also she was never notified when the investigator decided to close the case. How is that fair to her?

0 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence and Family Law for Florida on
Q: If I was involved in a domestic dispute that involved LE as well as CPI what are the chances of me getting kids back?

I have the official CPI investigative report and some of the stuff the the investigator has said in the report is not correct. Ma name isn't even spelled right in the report. My children have been split up and the oldest was placed with her biological father even though they have no kind of... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Florida on
Q: In family court, Pasco FL, would it be realistic for a judge to grant temporary custody and pull a child out of school?

Family friend, with a kindergarten age daughter whose ex was granted temporary custody over his daughter for three months. This would require her to move to Illinois and be removed from school for the duration of this time. I do not know my friend that well, but it does not seem realistic to me,... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Gaming for Florida on
Q: Property Damage

I'm 20 Male living with my Dad and Step-mom and sometimes i get a little loud in the middle of the night playing my game on my laptop, if my step-mom comes in and forcefully closes my laptop potentially damages it can i do something about it? Also she doesn't currently work and is doing... Read more »

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Q: Can I take action against relative if they purposely withheld info of mother being in coma to sell her house b4 dead

Let me rephrase counselor. Im subject t I character limit. Basically there were detrimental effects to my mother by not contacting me to notify her next of kin and sole decision maker while in such an incapacitated state. Though there is no legal obligation to contact me (that I know of)they used... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jan 8, 2022

Your questions make virtually no sense.

As near as I can understand, a hospitalized woman, your mother or grandmother, had promised to sign over the house to you if she were about to die. But her uncle, or perhaps your uncle, falsely claimed to have her power of attorney. Did the sale...
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