Tribal judge has followed laws to rule favorable for native individual in family court, but when the EXACT (and I mean EXACT) situation was reversed and would have been ruled to favor a white person, completely ignored and ruled the other way. Did not follow tribal code for what things to take into... Read more »
You should speak with an attorney versed in the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and Michigan Indian Family Preservation Act (MIFPA). Bottom-line up front is that different rules apply with native american children and families.
Your best - and only - bet is to settle the issue through the judgment of divorce. If he says he can pay it, then you could transfer ownership over to him. Otherwise, you two can agree to sell it and split the proceeds.
I have video proof of my spouse physically assaulting me (burning and poking me with a red hot metallic chopstick) while continuously accusing me of *multiple* affairs. Now I moved out and filed for a divorce. Can these videos be used as evidence in court?
Possibly. But Michigan is a no-fault state: all either person needs to say is that there's been a breakdown of the marital relationship. If you were to pursue a civil lawsuit for abuse, those videos may be more necessary. But the best evidence, of course, would be a criminal conviction.
You can probably amend the order to reflect your living situation, especially with consent and if public assistance isn't involved. At the very least, it should reflect equal parenting time. Should you continue to pay some child support through the FOC is a different question. Having seen many...Read more »
2014 J.o.D. awarded husband 1/2 my 403(b) account and 1/2 pension. I'm planning to retire next year but am I responsible for getting the QDRO. J.O.D. says that he is responsible for all costs. If he fails to do the QDRO/EDRO by a certain time, do I get to keep my full retirement?
Divorce decree states: "Plaintiff shall claim the minor children as dependents for income tax deduction and child credit on any and all city, state and federal income taxes. The defendant will be allowed to "buy" the exemptions from the Plaintiff if he will benefit from the... Read more »
You're unlikely to find an answer to your question here, but if you contact your divorce lawyer you might get an answer. You might also contact a tax lawyer to make sure you're not running afoul of tax regs.
his will is not where he said it was , his ex wife from 20 yrs or more wants to use the will he made when they were married to take everything from her kids that there father is leaving them can she do that . he does a brother an 3 kids alive
What information are you seeking? If the phone is in his name, then he has access to his records. Instead of involving the phone company, why does he not just download them and give them to you, or give you online access to those records?
If he is unwilling to cooperate, then you should...Read more »
Have either of you filed a divorce? The home would be subject to division as part of the marital estate, but you'll have a tough hill to climb in getting the court to order him out since he's been there for all this time alone.
Is it legal for my estranged husband to take a vehicle that is from a buy here pay here lot registration and payments / contract is solely in my name leanholder did not even know the vehicle was in a differnt state did not authorize the transport of vehicle
I still reside in the home with our son. I am in the process of refinancing at this time. My ex is to receive 40% equity in the home. About 11/2 years into the divorce my ex filed bankrupt against the home without my knowledge. I became aware when I noticed that my payment had not been taken from... Read more »
Yikes, what a mess. You should seek the advice of the attorney who represented you in the divorce. Whomever goes to court first will be asking the court to enforce this judgment and so it's important to know exactly what this judgment says and what rights or remedies are available as a matter...Read more »
My ex and I share joint custody of our kids. I pay child support because she is on disability and her income is lower. She has been married for over 6 years, had surgery to untie her tubes, and is pregnant with their second kid. She just requested child support for our kids be reviewed and... Read more »
Child support is determined on the basis of the ability to pay for both parents. The standard for modification is often a substantial and continuing” change, which can be caused by a change to either parent’s situation or both. As the last order appears to have been several years ago, it is...Read more »
I've been legally separated for 12 years and I was just wondering if I'm considered legally divorced now? We've lived in separate counties and barely spoken this whole time. I rarely even remember him.
If you were legally married, you are not divorced unless a court entered a judgment of divorce or one of you pass away. A legal separation (formally called separate maintenance) continues until the parties either reconcile or one party files for a divorce. With a legal separation, you have done...Read more »
My wife/ex-wife mailed divorce papers to one of my distant relatives whom I do not have contact with. I was just informed of this via another family member and finally recieved the summons. However, it's too late to respond as required by the court. Unfortunatly she's trying to sue me for... Read more »
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