Nazanin Ghazi's answer The option to change your last name and to go back to using your maiden name was given to you when the divorce proceeding had started. You might want to take a look at your final judgment documents to see if this was already ordered by the court. If it was, then there is nothing for you to do. If it wasn't ordered in the previous case, then you have to file a petition to do so and you can find the necessary information at https://www.courts.ca.gov/22489.htm
Andy Cook's answer It probably depends on the judge. You may be able to call the clerk on the day of the hearing, since there may be no time for an ex parte hearing between the time you were served and the actual hearing. If the matter is postponed, the restraining order will stay in effect. If you do seek a continuance, you may want to indicate that it is for the purpose of obtaining a lawyer, since you probably don't want to admit an issue with drug abuse even before the judge actually starts hearing the...
Andy Cook's answer A spousal support payor may not be forced to keep working beyond the age of 65 just to be able to keep paying spousal support. It is error to impute income to the payor after the age of 65 as to W-2 earnings or self-employment earnings. The court may only look at what you are actually receiving, such as retirement, social security, etc.
Jeffrey Louis Gaffney's answer If your friend executes a Power of Attorney it will list specific authorities that he gives you over his property. He may have made a very limited one, or a very broad one. If he gave you a broad Power of Attorney then he gave you the authority to handle his taxes, buy and sell real estate, pay his bills and do his banking. Most Powers of Attorney have a laundry list of powers that can be given or withheld -- you will have to look and see what this particular Power of Attorney grants.
Andy Cook's answer The father is allowed to participate in the hearing regardless of whether he has filed a response or not. And he is free to hire an attorney at any time. The Court has to decide what "the best" interests are with respect to child custody and visitation.
It sounds like, however, that your hearing is for temporary custody orders only, pending final resolution of the case. If the father has not filed and served a response within the requisite 30 days, you can get a default judgment,...
Tobie Brina Waxman's answer Your remedy for failure to respond to discovery or failure to provide further responses after a meet and confer is to file a motion to compel, assuming you have missed the deadline to do so.
Marc David Pelta's answer The facts you shared do raise some important legal issues and rights. And without knowing more, I cannot answer it completely. A CPS (and some counties have had this agency re-named) worker will have to be involved and be open to your information. If she or he sees it your way then that is the sort answer to your question. Often times CPS/HSA/social services cannot decide who caused the injury to the child.
Richard Samuel Price's answer You would file a petition to establish birth with the local probate court. After a court hearing, you should get an order establishing the birth. Then you must file the order with the Department of Health Services. You may have to get an attorney to draft it for you. Contact a local attorney to help you.
California allows grandparents to petition the courts for visitation rights in some situations. If the child’s parents die, the grandparents can petition for visitation rights. Grandparents can also ask for visitation if there is a pending family law case where child custody is at issue. California also allows for grandparents to request visitation rights if the parents are not married or the parents are not...
Unless he adopted the step children, they have no rights to his property.
When you die without a Will, called dying intestate, the law steps in a divides your property based on what family you left and step children get nothing.
However, if your grandfather put his wife on the deed, then it can be assumed that was a gift to the community, making the house a community property asset (half belongs to each). If they held it as joint tenants, then the...
Andy Cook's answer For purposes of establishing Louisiana's right to make child custody and visitation orders, the general rule is six months leading up to the filing of paperwork to file a custody case in that state. At least that's how it's done in California. But there is no mention of the father and where he lives or what view he takes on a possible move.
Tobie Brina Waxman's answer This isn't really a community property issue. This property was a gift and title to the stock was held in joint tenancy. Generally, owners in joint tenancies and tenancies in common can sell their interests in the properties they own with others. However, an owner in a tenancy in common or a joint tenancy can't sell the ownership interests of the other owners holding title in the property. More simply stated, legally, he cannot transfer the entire property to himself without your consent.
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