I have a sample qdro from plan administrator which I am completing based on jod but there is a part I don’t understand what they want. It reads: “This order is issued (cite specific provisions of the state domestic relations statute which order implements)
He filed in 2020 & everything has been slow because of court backlog. We are staying in house we own for 2 more years til the youngest finishes school. The amount he'd have to pay in alimony is minimal & I haven't worked in 30 years. 3 additional sons live home, and contribute a... View More
An Intensive Settlement Conference is a last-ditch attempt by the court to settle a case before it goes to trial. I have no idea what your husband earns, what the court will conclude you are capable of earning ( even though you are not currently working and have not worked in years), I have no idea...View More
She has been gone for 4 years. I have asked her repeatedly to come to pick up her things. She makes arrangements but then does not show up. I have offered to bring her boxed up things to her apartment or to a neutral site , but she will not agree to that either. Currently I am paying for a... View More
Custody of them? I too, was a foster child and my aunt was living with my grandma at the time when they started the adoption process and even helped with housing is it possible I would get certain help and resources to get them? And/or have polices changed and I would have to have everything in... View More
My daughter essentially emancipated herself after graduating high school. She is working and living on her own. I am still on the hook for 1200 bucks a month. Why am I still paying and why does no attorney I speak with think this I'd an issue?
Emancipation is not automatic, a motion to emancipate her has to be filed. If there are some facts that you have not provided, that would explain why no attorney you spoke to believes it is an issue. So if you not left out key facts, it would require a motion. However, if she is a special needs...View More
As a general statement, the answer is no. Even if the other parent signs an document promising not to seek child support from you as long as you never seek a relationship with the child - neither of you is bound by that agreement. You would always have the right to petition the court to see your...View More
ORDERED that the Marital Settlement Agreement entered into evidence at the time of the hearing on June 10, 2021, which was marked J-1, shall be a part of and incorporated into this Dual Final Judgment of Divorce with the parties full acknowledgment that the Court took no testimony as to the merits... View More
It sounds like your attorney and your spouse's attorney agreed to a divorce from bed and board for a specific period of time with either / both parties having the right to convert it to an absolute divorce at a later date and now your spouse is seeking to convert the divorce from bed and board...View More
The divorce was filed pro-se. We thought it was going to be uncomplicated. It became complicated. We both hired attorneys. Now both attorneys are off the case. We have been through everything including different judgements for anything ranging from child support to parenting schedule and spousal... View More
The cause of action for divorce ( reflected in the complaint for divorce that gives you the docket number in the court system) can be based on fault or it can be based on irreconcilable differences, but the cause of action for divorce has nothing to do...View More
If the supervision is through an agency or program, I presume that they have other supervisors available. If its a private person acting as a supervisor, then I presume that you need to speak with the supervisor about finding a replacement acceptable to you and to your former partner.
You and your spouse divorced (presumably in New Jersey) and as part of your divorce, you were awarded in a court order/settlement agreement 50% of the marital portion of your spouse's pension plan. In the court order/settlement agreement, presumably, it also stated that you and he were to...View More
There was previously a no contact which we thought would go away after his probation ended but it did not. I had to call the police for an incident that occurred and he took a plea deal by accepting a stalking 3rd degree felony charge and along with it the judge gave a permanent no stalking order.... View More
Spouse keeps on using delaying tactics in order to avoid our divorce to go to trial. It has been four years of this, what motions can I file so the judge knows what's going on. Spouse keeps switching lawyers and keeps filing false accusations against me in order to avoid the divorce to go to... View More
Between the pandemic and the shortage of judges in the New Jersey court system, many counties are experiencing terrible delays in getting divorce matters to trial. In fact, many counties are running about 3 1/2 - 4 years out from the date of the filing of the complaint for divorce for "real...View More
You have to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney with extensive domestic violence trial experience to protect your interests in this matter. Your question cannot be answered in this forum with such limited information. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good...View More
My parents were married in India but we've lived in NJ for the past 22 years. My mom told my dad (100% narcissist) recently that she wants a divorce and to move to CA with me. She and my sibling (we're mid 20s) immediately flew out to CA where I live, and my dad is losing it. Canceling... View More
Your mother is not a resident of California, she will need to retain an experienced New Jersey matrimonial (divorce) attorney. The situation is more complex than you realize, but an attorney cannot represent anyone in a divorce case on a contingency fee basis. The situation is beyond what most...View More
I have been divorce in 12/2008. In 2015 I lost my job and was in foreclosure of my condo. My Ex-husband paid the amount owed on my condo and saved me and my daughter from losing our home. Our daughter will be a college freshman in September and he is using that money to be applied towards his... View More
I had a 2005 DUI in New Jersey which was a traffic crime. It is only on my driving record but in 2021 I had 2 restraining orders 1 from my ex girlfriend in California court which was for 14 months and is now over and a permanent restraining order issued against me in New Jersey near the same time.... View More
You need to talk with a lawyer who specializes in attorney ethics matters. Under our rules, if a lawyer is found guilty of domestic violence, it must be reported to the state ethics department. If the claim involved assault, a lawyer can be suspended from the practice or disbarred so I would...View More
I recently took the mother of my possible son to cour to request, genetic testing. Because I signed his birth certificate, they denied genetic testing, and suggested we do it privately. Another gentleman did come forward and say the child was his. My question is because I am legally his father, am... View More
I have no idea who you spoke with at the courthouse, but the fact that you signed the birth certificate does not mean that you do not have the right to contest paternity. The statute governing paternity proceedings specifically gives you the right to challenge paternity but doing it on your own has...View More
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