If the Father is willing to consent to a step-parent adoption, then it is a relatively simple matter to have the child adopted by the step-father and the Father's rights terminated. If, on the other hand, the Father wishes to terminate his rights and leave the child fatherless, this is normally not...Read more »
His car was on the side of a naberhood road not on a main highway or interstate. Wasn't there for even two hours and was never tagged for towing. The reason given was abandoned. But this isn't true the car had all four tires and is registered to him. They even went inside of the car to take... Read more »
Yes, he can file, but the real question is, what are his chances of prevailing? That depends on various factors, including whether there was a tow-away zone sign, what type of road it was on the side of, whether the side of the road is legal right-of-way, and other facts. For example, If it was...Read more »
I have been diagnosed with mental health and alcoholism, I signed and notarized a document coerced, manipulated and pressured by my wife. while I sent it to her, without my lawyers approval or review, I trusted my wife, again, I know, so she used me and manipulated me, she knows how very well.... Read more »
First the Good news: Everything you said about chronic alcoholics often being unable to think clearly, or understand what they are doing, or why they are doing it, or understand the effect of what they did, or understand what they should or should not be doing, etc. is 100% correct. And most books...Read more »
We lived in Oklahoma 2012-2017, since then residents of Florida. Back in 2013, my wife filled a discrimination claim which lasted 6 yrs. recently; we receive an “Order Taxing Costs” (below). As residents of Florida do we have to comply with an out of Jurisdiction Order?
Unless you make arrangements to pay these court costs to the defendant--or respond to the defendant's motion and Bill of Costs and try to litigate the issue of how much in costs is actually owed--the Oklahoma Court will soon enter an Oklahoma Judgment against you.
Leased note 9, june 2019. Was 928.00, plus I put 50.00 down. Here it is 5 months later, and when I try to explain I lost my job, and want to return cell, they refuse by saying if the store accepts it back get a letter stating it, but they know the stores will not take the cell back. I have... Read more »
She is refusing to give me the title to the car and pick up her license plate. She wont make the exchange. And she cancelled the insurance on the vehicle which i was making payments on as well the same day I gave her the last payment for the car.
The question about whether the contractor should or should not have to remove the property owners "illegal work" is not a legal question. If the permitting agency will not approve the job as it is then the property owner will have to do whatever it takes to fix the objections. And unless the...Read more »
they claim because I have medicare and medicaid attached to it the cant see me I tried to explain to them they dont need to bill medicaid that medicare covers 100 present of my medical since I'm on a special needs plan they would not hear it then insisted I needed a Florida insurance I called... Read more »
They won't accept your insurance. They won't accept cash. You might be better off asking your doctor for a different referral. You could delve further into the insurance coverage, reviewing the guidelines and determining your rights. It's a personal decision in how determined you wish to be in the...Read more »
While you may not be able to change the Condo associations mind--without losing the sale because of the time it would take-- you may be able to state a viable claim for intentional interference in an advantageous business contract--against the board president, not just the HOA. The toughest part...Read more »
1. In residential rental situations where there are two or more residents on the same lease, the standard industry practice is to require every resident to undergo the same application process as everyone else does.
2. Most if not all licensed rental property managers require a nominal...Read more »
If you and the lawyer on the other side have agreed on a payment plan to resolve the debt the lawyer should file a notice to the Court informing the Court that the case has been resolved and no trial is necessary. CAVEAT: Do NOT rely upon the information I just gave you--because sometimes the...Read more »
Read the entire Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, which you can find on-line. There is a rule allowing for petitioning the Court to allow for presuit depositions. That rule is rarely used, and in my 34 years of litigation practice, I have never used it. First, it costs just as much to file that...Read more »
I'm supposed to appear in Hamilton County Civil court to defend against split of property by sale. Relatives lied to me, never had POA, spent Gma's money. I'm broke. My dad died 9 days before Gma. I got severely depressed, overwhelmed. Tried to get atty's to help, but over the last year 2 agreed,... Read more »
Depending upon what kind of lawsuit it is, unless the documents underlying this dispute require the parties to arbitrate you can only ask the court; and if you mean you want court ordered mediation the same applies. Ask.
My son was the one who was injured 30yr ago my sis fought me for the money and won because she had temp custody anyway it was supposed to go in a trust fund like I had it set up well no one saw a penny of the money it was a lot. My son wants to sue her and he is in prison in New Jersey where do I... Read more »
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