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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Divorce and Family Law for Montana on
Q: Wife convicted attempted homicide two shots lever action gun hit once in stomach. Stems from asking for divorce civil

Suit what can it recover. Spent ridiculous amount on divorce already with no end. Wife is in Billings Montana prison. Had a prenup all retirement funds are froze need help

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answered on Oct 15, 2023

In cases of personal injury stemming from a criminal act, you may pursue a civil suit for damages. This can include compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and any other losses directly related to the incident.

With regards to the divorce, while the prenuptial...
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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Appeals / Appellate Law and Family Law for Montana on
Q: What does it mean to "move the Court to Dismiss the appeal and remand to District Court'?

Council for the Appellee is filling an Unopposed Motion to Dismiss Appeal. That is a form I as the Appellant planned to file. I am unsure of her wording.

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answered on Aug 30, 2023

"Moving the Court to Dismiss the appeal and remand to District Court" essentially means that the party (in this case, the Appellee) is requesting the court to end the appellate process and send the case back to the lower-level District Court for further consideration or action. This... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Montana on
Q: a MT couple with 2 kids under 18 are temporarily separating and one is moving out - is this a good idea or abandonement?
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answered on Aug 8, 2023

Temporary separation between a married couple is not necessarily considered abandonment, especially if both parties agree to the arrangement and continue to provide care and support for their children.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Montana on
Q: Can both parents waive child support in Montana
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answered on Aug 4, 2023

In Montana, child support is typically ordered by the court to ensure that both parents financially contribute to the upbringing and care of their child. Child support is considered the right of the child, not the parent, and both parents have a legal obligation to support their child financially.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Montana on
Q: I’m in Montana. Recently divorced. How long does my ex have to collect property awarded

I have text an left a 30 day note in property he’s looked through.

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answered on Jul 17, 2023

In Montana, the specific timeframe for your ex to collect the awarded property may depend on various factors, including the terms outlined in your divorce decree or settlement agreement. These documents typically specify a deadline or a timeframe within which your ex must collect their awarded... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Military Law for Montana on
Q: I need someone to help me with a COPA for the USPS in Billings Montana?
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answered on Jan 4, 2021

I'm sorry your question remains open for five weeks. At this point, you could reach out to attorneys using the Find-a-Lawyer tab above to the left, or through your own independent searches. Good luck

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