When the client meets with his Attorney his prior arrest record is mentioned as is the gun. The Attorney reassured her client that it will be his at the end of the Divorce. When the gun is sold by the spouse because it was unlawful for him to have to begin with, and she is in need of money. The man... Read more »
I have an order of protection for me and my children he is in jail looking at prison time for drugs. I have now been seeing my boyfriend for a few months and he wants us to move in with him to keep us safe. My husband has told me many times the only way I was leaving him is in a body bag. But... Read more »
You talk about your divorce in your question. Have you filed for divorce? If you have, then I would talk to your attorney about how to proceed. If you have not filed, then I would get an attorney and file as soon as possible.
We can't tell you what an attorney will charge for a divorce, because attorneys will charge different prices based on their view of the circumstances. I doubt that the fact that he is in jail will significantly change the overall price, because we are used to scheduling appointments in jail...Read more »
I received a recorded phone call from his girlfriend of 1 yr. I had no idea he was having an affair when I filed. How can I change my filing or how does that work exactly to add the adultery? Tipton County, TN
If you filed for divorce, had him served and he has not answered, then yes you can amend your complaint by filing an amended complaint for divorce. If he has filed his answer, then you must file a motion with the court to amend the complaint. If you have an attorney, then the attorney can do this...Read more »
In divorce papers he admits he’s not the father. I have raised him for 4 yrs. He’s never had any part in raising my son. They are divorced but apparently a step was skipped. State will not allow us to change birth certificate.
You will have to file a Petition To Establish Paternity. All interested parties must be joined. I recommend you file in Chancery. One of the things you are trying to get the Court to do is to order the issuance of a new Certificate of Birth.
Contact a divorce attorney in the county you live in immediately. An experienced attorney should be able to assist you with asking the Judge to order your Husband to leave the home if such an option seems viable. At least this is true under Tennessee law. I am unsure which law would apply to your...Read more »
When you file the complaint for divorce your husband will be served the papers. If you fear he will get violent then I wouldn't be alone with him. Try to make arrangements to stay somewhere else. Don't put yourself in a potentially dangerous situation.
For example, I am 58 years old and I am not eligible to receive my Navy reserve retirement until after I turn 60. Will this prevent me from filing an Agreed Divorce and will I have to disclose this on my financial statement to the court?
I do not know of anything to prevent you from filing for divorce. However, your retirement is an asset just as a 401K. I suggest you retain a local experienced family law attorney. You do not want to fall afoul of the court regarding failure to fully inform the court of your assets as this may...Read more »
My situation is fairly complicated. We were married by a Hindu Custom Religious marriage in 2007 in Los Angeles California. However our priests are not officiated, therefor in the state of TN it is not considered to be "legal". I am now separating with him and have 2 children together. Am... Read more »
i separated from my husband on June 28th 2019 and me and my current fiancee got pregnant in November the due date is July 15th of this year. my ex husbands lawyer says that in order to get a divorce we need to have paternity test done and i see no reason why when there is no possibility of him... Read more »
You would be wise to consult with a lawyer on this issue. The reason is because your husband (who is not your ex until the judge signs the divorce order) is the presumptive father under the law. He doesn't want to get hit with a request for child support in the future or deal with paternity at...Read more »
For example, ptsd can cause memory lose if a person answers the interrogatory and leaves something out, the wife is wanting to get for fraud, but what if it wasnt intentional and was left out due to the amount of stress under from the divorce, bankruptcy, and 38 million dollars in debt
I am not aware of any specific legal doctrine that would seem to apply in a situation as you described. Fraud is a serious allegation that must be plead with specificity in civil litigation in Tennessee. Fraud requires intent. You may be able to defend yourself by arguing you did not intend to...Read more »
I was paying child support since 2013 and was married to her and didn't know it was illegal. We are getting a divorce and I have a lawyer. Am I able to get that money back since we live together the whole time?
Absent an order from the court barring you access to those records, yes you have a right to see the medical records. Look at you Permanent Parenting Plan and consult a local family law attorney for your best course of action.
Divorced my child’s dad in 2013 (child was 2). Court order was to pay through the courts. He has never paid anything through the courts and only randomly pays me directly when it’s convenient (no where near ordered amount). Why has the state not flagged him? What do I have to do to get his... Read more »
You should consider consulting with a family law attorney. I am unsure of the answer to your first question. The state does look into child support matters and there is a child support enforcement office in Davidson County. Have you tried speaking with them? You could file a Petition to hold the...Read more »
In 2015, I was charged with aggravated sexual battery which led to divorce. The criminal charges went to trial where I was found not guilty. The allegations were made by my ex-stepdaughter in which I was found not guilty. I believe that my ex-wife is still pushing at the belief that I am still... Read more »
Go to the Criminal Court where you were prosecuted and ask the Clerk to help you go through the entire Court File. Be patient. The Court Reporter's name may be there, or ask the Clerk who it might have been. But most importantly, get a certified copy of the Acquittal. It is...Read more »
I suggest you retain a local family law attorney. If he has been absent for more than two years and there are children of the marriage you have grounds for abandonment. You probably have other grounds as well.
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