I declared bankruptcy in 2016. I received a ledger from Lazega & Johanson, a collection law firm, very away after receiving my bankruptcy discharge. It stated that I owed them an absurd sum in association dues, which included fees and interest.
I discovered after looking at the charges... Read more »
Per Bankruptcy Code 523(a)(16), these debts are probably not dischargeable in bankruptcy, so you would continue to owe them. Whether they represent an accurate balance of what you owe is a different issue.
I suggest clearly breaking down all charges and payments made (like a statement),...Read more »
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. In general nationwide, the meaning is pretty much what you'd expect it to be - offering truthful statements while speaking or being questioned under oath, usually in a courtroom setting.
We have 2 kids. He made me move to camden county after 19 yrs in Florida, he had me leave everything. Moved here had a kid, he feels tied down and don't like me nagging about his drinking. He's now in a relationship and moved out about 5 months ago. Doesn't want to give me half of... Read more »
You will need to file for divorce so that you can request child support and a request of your assets such as the 401k, and alimony if you qualify to receive it. In addition to child support you should also request help paying for child care. If you are in Georgia, child care is added to the base...Read more »
okay say this woman and man were married but only his name was on the house deed. They divorced and he married another woman. They seperate and he gets back with previous wife. but never divorces the other woman. but him and the first wife get back together (even though he still married to the... Read more »
The answer to your question is very simple. With all the respect I can muster, you MUST meet with a real estate attorney to ensure that this effort is done properly. If it isn't, you will forever regret your mistake.
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Your post is very brief and it could be difficult for someone to figure out what kind of attorney you're looking for. You could try reposting (don't include personal information - this is a public forum),...Read more »
I'm sorry to hear about your car. If you were injured while working, then you have a workers' compensation claim. If the injury was serious, you should speak with a lawyer to bring your claim immediately. If you were not working, but you were seriously injured, then you will need a...Read more »
My boyfriends exwife took out a criminal trespassing warrant on us because she got mad at him when he dropped off the kids. I wasn't there and was at work but my name was on it too. Can she do that? Can I press charges for this?
If the cause of the separation was adultery, we can ask for more than 50% of the assets. If you were/are dependent on him for income, then alimony etc. would definitely be a consideration. We can discuss your options and best course of action when we get more details. Please call the office -...Read more »
You can sue the landlord in Superior Court to force a repair (AKA extermination of the roaches) and obtain damages for failure to repair. If you live in a rental house, you also have the option of informing the landlord that you intend to repair the situation yourself by hiring your own licensed...Read more »
A subpoena request was made to a company (i.e. AT&T) to provide phone records. The company deliberately provided incomplete records under the direction of the entity who requested the subpoena.(i.e. police department)
The incomplete records were knowingly used to, obtain an arrest... Read more »
She took $30,000 from our cd account and took my name off. She been sleeping with a guy at the shop she worked in. She appoint him to cut my hair. She left our residence to fellow her affair for a year and a half. Still getting paid for service, but not rendering services .Which ended in a child.... Read more »
You need to speak with an attorney about your situation. No one can give you advice about whether your divorce is proper and / or if you have any recourse about the funds taken until they review your paperwork and discuss your case with you.
--Regina Edwards | www.EdwardsFamilyLaw.com |...Read more »
It was a Rule Nisi but the judge wouldn't hear it until mediation and only gave 2 weeks. Husband filed right before Thanksgiving and served ammended papers seeking Rule Nisi right before Christmas. He's trying for custody. Been so busy at work and have had to take time off to do all I... Read more »
Arbitration is generally binding, while a mediator generally tries to assist the disputing parties toward a resolution without rendering a binding decision. This is more or less a fundamental attribute that distinguishes the two alternate dispute resolution techniques from one another across the...Read more »
i recieved a dispossessory proceding this morning. I live in my fathers house and pay $400 a month to live in the garage. He has a joint lease with his wife. He loves me, his wife hates me. She filed the paperwork for it. For the reason, she put "party displays hostile behaivior and is not on... Read more »
I assume you mean you received "Notice" of a dispossessory proceeding. I have never heard of that. I must also assume that you must attend the proceeding if you want to fight it. Since you are in Georgia, and I live in Palm Springs, California, I can't comment on Georgia law. You...Read more »
Depending on what your decree says, you can file for contempt. However, if there is no provision that if he fails to pay off the car, and it gets repossessed, then he would owe you the value of the car, he may be in contempt, but there is no remedy. The court can't modify the order and make...Read more »
Not divorce yet but have an agreement settled in mediation. But just found out it doesn't take effect until judge sign off. Spouse also signed over the car saying he will keep up insurance on it and pay the car note but the car will be repossessed soon. What can I do??
If the order is not yet signed, a telephone contact clause should be added to the order to address contact with the minor child while with each parent. If there is a delay in getting the order signed by the judge because one party is delaying or now refusing to submit the mediated settlement...Read more »
I would like to know how to form my written motion asking to have visitation to my daughter, while my Divorce is ongoing. My ex-wife, called the police on me stating that I was an estranged boyfriend and I kidnapped my own child. I stayed away from answering her messages because she isn't a... Read more »
Motions can be complex and are fact sensitive. You should seriously consider consulting with an attorney if custody and visitation are at issue in your divorce case. There are not going to be any form documents for you to use. You will need to outline why the child should be with you and why that...Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.