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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Montana on

Q: I am trying to find a lawyer no one is responding What can I do to get someone on board

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 15, 2019

How are trying to contact one?

Through s posting here?

You need to contact attorneys directly and individually

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1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Divorce for New Jersey on

Q: Can I reopen my divorce that ended in 2010 if I can prove fraud?

My divorce was moved to arbitration because my husband was lying and destroying evidence of our business, he did this to hide both the value of the business and his income. After 7 years of arbitration my case was returned to the court. My husband continued to lie about his income which was... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer answered on Aug 14, 2019

Given the length of time that has passed, I seriously doubt it. You would probably have to pay an experienced matrimonial attorney, just to research the case law, to see if there is any possibility.

Q: Our Georgia attorney lost our probate caveat due to his inability to do what we asked! Then dropped my wife from

The contract which was contingent on winning and if it went to appeal he would be there for her?

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 12, 2019

Is there a question in here somewhere?

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Child Support and Civil Rights for Florida on

Q: I just filed for divorce and notified my ex's lawyer to which she said they will object, challenging the jurisdiction.

I initiated a request for child support thru DCF and because my ex lives in Texas, the case was sent there for enforcement. However his hearing was deferred because he said he was filling for divorce, yet he never did. This occurred back in April. I never received any official paperwork from the... Read more »

Rand Scott Lieber answered on Aug 2, 2019

If you have lived in Florida for more than six months then you can file for divorce in Florida, even if he lives in Texas. An issue that could arise is did he file for divorce in Texas before you filed in Florida. Regardless, the children's issues will be resolved in Florida if that is where the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma on

Q: Hello my name is Ashlie , I am in need of an attorney, how do I file harassment by other parent in my case

I am I a custody case with absentee father. He wants joint custody now he was going to be forced to pay child support. He never had asked for her snf or bought anything. He currently I'd threatening me, calling g all state agencies trying to hinder me in any way he can. What can I do?

Hans Otto Lehr answered on Jul 31, 2019

What you need to do depends on the type and level of harassment and threats. They may rise to the level of needing an Order of Protection against him. If nothing else, the evidence of harassment and threats may be used in your custody case against him; it doesn't sound like joint custody is going... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Federal Crimes and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on

Q: I have had tree individuals who have collaborated together and managed to get access to all my things legal,bank, leases

Bruce GArrison a attorney, Eden Mckenney, Hugo Salguero managed to hack into my bank account taking thousands of dollars and transferring the money directly into there personal accounts. The destroyed all Video surveillance before helping themselves to whatever they wanted including but barely... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jul 31, 2019

Your story seems over-the-top but I seem to recall that there was an attorney named Bruce Garrison who was forced to give up his law license about 10 years ago in Austin so I am inclined to give you the benefit of the doubt.

The text of your question is so mixed up that I'm not even sure...
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1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for New Jersey on

Q: what type of lawyer do I need for a dispute about a medical bill for surgery that I am not responsible for

surgery performed after I was admitted to the ER, broken leg set,and the doctor they provided for me did not take my insurance. I was never told this or signed anything and they sent me an outrageous bill for his work, now they are sueing me for the full amount

Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 29, 2019

You could look for an attorney or law firm that handles collections defense - healthcare claims. If they put the matter into suit and served you with a summons and complaint, move promptly in arranging for an attorney to answer or to request an extension. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

Q: How can I be the one in trouble with federal and state?

Police won't do their jobs for theft and Im being treated as if Im the criminal and being threatened. Why won't cops do tbeir jobs?

Gary Kollin answered on Jul 24, 2019

That is neither a legal excuse nor a moral excuse for breaking the law

2 Answers | Asked in Foreclosure, Real Estate Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Banking for Texas on

Q: If someone passes away with a mortgage can their children just give the house back to the bank and walk away?

The bank is saying the family has to keep paying the mortgage until the house is sold. She had cancer and there is no life insurance or money left in her account. They are also saying we are responsible for selling the house

Samuel B. Edwards answered on Jul 20, 2019

Generally, yes, you can turn the house back over to the bank. The bank would typically have you sign a deed in lieu of foreclosure form. However, that is often not the best option. There are investors who specialize in buying properties "subject to" an existing mortgage and they will take over... Read more »

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Q: Can a Home Owner's Association auction off a home without informing the owner who still has an up to date mortgage?

The owner says someone purchased his home at an auction. The person now has a foreclosure on credit report despite the fact the mortgage is current. What recourse does the individual have?

Gary Kollin answered on Jul 20, 2019


Not true. Was it a tax deed and not THE HOA?

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Divorce, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on

Q: 2015 Divorce there is a temporary protective order issued to coincide with this case to divorce was final in 2016

Protective order should be looked at before finalise this case the case has been finalised and the PO was never look at or address it was a temporary order with no date is it still good or ?

Doak Willis answered on Jul 12, 2019

If the protective order was issued in the course of the divorce in that case and not filed in a separate protective order case filing with a different case number, the temporary orders in the divorce become null and void after the rendition of the decree of dissolution unless the protective order... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Family Law for Florida on

Q: If you have a mediated settlement agreement and one party has violated it, how do you proceed/notify the court?

The agreement states "the parties agree to reserve on child support". The wife has in the last 3 weeks caused a lien to be placed on property for child support. A real estate deal to sell the property is now jeopardized.

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jul 2, 2019

This question cannot be answered without first reviewing the ENTIRE mediated agreement, not just one (very unclear) sentence. Nor is it clear how "the wife in the last 3 weeks caused a lien to be placed on property for child support" unless the husband is in arrears on child support.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Divorce, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Child Custody for Nebraska on

Q: My wife disapeared and is believed to have gone to Texas with our 4.5 year old son and claiming some kind of abuse.

What are my options? There was no abuse except by her. There is a past though and I just got home from prison in Dec.

Julie Fowler answered on Jul 1, 2019

If a spouse leaves with their child and the spouse left behind wants to pursue a divorce, the way to start a divorce action is generally to file a complaint for dissolution of marriage. In Nebraska, one of the spouses must have resided in the State of Nebraska for at least a year before a divorce... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Child Custody and White Collar Crime for Illinois on

Q: How to get phone records as evidence in a child neglect case

My grandson's father's parents are claiming neglect against my daughter and their son DCFS is involved & I am trying to collect evidence to prove that they have lied and manipulated my daughter & DCFS into not only investigating the accusations but not notifying my daughter or myself until the... Read more »

William Wolf answered on Jun 24, 2019

These are questions to address with your daughter's lawyer. Ask to make an office appointment with that person, and then make that appointment.

I have seen too many cases where well meaning parents start playing the role of defense investigator for their child. These people are all well...
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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Legal Malpractice for Louisiana on

Q: I had a mild heart attack brought on by a proposed eviction supported the succession attorney hired by sister. recourse?

Sisters atty encouraged her to propose my eviction in order to sell my late mothers home. My understanding is that I am equal share holder in ownership & cannot be evicted. Also I’m disabled - stroke 4yrs ago. I’ve lived with my mom for 18yrs. When I received this proposed eviction, my blood... Read more »

Edward X. Clinton, Jr answered on Jun 21, 2019

I am sorry you had a heart attack, but the heart attack was not caused by the eviction or the attorney so, no, you can't sue them.

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Child Custody, Civil Litigation and Family Law for Florida on

Q: What can be done if a parent fails to notify family court in his initial petition about prior dependency court case?

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jun 21, 2019

It appears you have asked this same question before, with some added facts. Therefore I will refer you to my previous response I just posted.

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Family Law for Florida on

Q: Father did not give notice of prior dependency case when filing for timesharing in family court.

Magistrate and judge gave sole custody to mother with no visits to occur in fathers home, yet because the family judge didn’t know about prior case he turned the child over to fathers custody in an ex parte order and it’s just skyrocketed and flipped young child’s life upside down. What can... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jun 21, 2019

Wow. Your situation is very unusual. Based on my personal experience, there must have been some very compelling reason why your sole custody was revoked and the child given over to their father--by an ex parte proceeding. Do not try to call the magistrate or the judge. If you think the magistrate... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Estate Planning, Family Law and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Arizona on

Q: will I get 1/2 of the equity?


I am filing for divorce, we bought a house together under his name only after we had a foreclosure under my name. We were married a year after. we both have always paid 1/2 of the bills and even the down payment for the house was 1/2. we refinance and added my name 3 years ago. I do... Read more »

Mike Branum answered on Jun 20, 2019

In Arizona you are entitled to 50% of the community assets and responsible for 50% of the community debt unless you have evidence to clearly demonstrate why there should be an inequitable distribution.

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Estate Planning for Michigan on

Q: My ex husband passed away during a search at the Wayne County clerks office they found that we are not divorced.

In the event of my husband's passing she was to sell the house and give all proceeds to his son. I'm not on the title of the house but since I am still married to him I have rights as his wife to put this in probate. She agreed and signed a contract to that effect. Since she has stated she will... Read more »

Trent Harris answered on Jun 14, 2019

First, it depends on how the property was titled, i.e. whether you are on the title too and if so, how you hold title with your deceased ex, i.e. as tenants by the entireties, joint tenants, or tenants in common. Second, it depends on how far you got in your divorce. Did you try to divorce, and... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Car Accidents for Virginia on

Q: What is the best course of action to take when you suffer property damage and loss of income.

The accident involved a tractor trailer and car. The car veered a considerable distance over into the tractor's lane. The insurance company is stalling and the tractor is the drivers livelihood. The claims agent said he would not send out an adjuster and after "his" investigation determined fault... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 12, 2019

Not sure whose adjuster/claims agent it is. However understand if police were called the police report will be used. Also if you have collision, use that, let your company go after theirs. Most states require that property damage be settled promptly and fairly You can always file a complaint with... Read more »

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