Wife served me with nearly blank divorce papers and never responded to my counter petition or amended counter petition. Other than initially being served by the sheriff, she has failed to e-serve me properly with any other documentation nor has she amended any of her blank documents, other than the... Read more »
Motions for default are usually a waste of time. However, based on the procedural facts you presented, you can draft and file a motion to compel an answer to your counter-petition, and to compel production of documents requested, which your spouse must respond to or be sanctioned for not...Read more »
I required a prenup back then since I had most of the assets and a thriving business. Now, after my business failed 5 yrs ago, my income and retirement is only 142K a year. Her net worth is triple mine since I have been paying all the bills and living expenses, but did not have to. The prenup says... Read more »
My husband and I are going through a divorce. I haven’t spent time with our children in 130 days. He has primary residency, not full custody. We do not have a time sharing plan or a parenting plan established. He has restricted health visits so I do not show up to see our daughters. He has... Read more »
I believe you may want to start by filing a Motion for Temporary Timesharing, Child Support, Maintain the Status Quo and Other Related Relief. You can file a claim of Parental Alienation, but you may wish to do so within the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. You may have to file a Motion to...Read more »
Yes. You will soon be going in front of a stranger who is trained to spot important information needed to help resolve the issues. And so the more POSITIVE information you include about what YOU did during the marriage the better. Do NOT use the entire space ragging on your spouse; after all, you...Read more »
I am at the tail end of my divorce which has taken over two years for no good reason. All custody, child support and division of property agreements were signed in July 2019. Child support has been automatically deducted from my pay for over a year now. All I have been waiting on is a final... Read more »
The title of the "joint motion" perhaps should be corrected to "Joint Motion for Final Hearing and Waiver of Court Appearance" (because the concept of a "written" hearing is nonsensical). But it appears to me a motion (writing directed to the judge asking for...Read more »
The father did not follow court order of letting my child visit me, the court order child to visit mother; he is now an adult and I had no contact at all. Can the father be held on contempt of court? I have not seen my child for 6 years.
You should have brought this up with the court when it happened. It's quite possible that witnesses to what transpired have forgotten the details, so it is unlikely that contempt of court will be found.
I was the original titled owner of a fifth wheel but under duress, I was forced to put it in his sisters name. Now I’m kicked out within a weeks time of my husband leaving me to go to KY. What are my rights?
You need to consult with and retain an attorney right away before assets are disposed of without your consent. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us today and let us know you found us on JUSTIA. Good luck.
I recently served my ex-husband with papers requesting to move from Florida to Texas and he responded. Does Order denying mean I can't move? The Docket does not show the order so I can download it and review it and I have not received anything in the mail.
I moved out of state and my wife filed for divorce with our three children in her custody. I counter petitioned because her papers were mostly blank and didn't feel comfortable responding in any other way. However I did not ask for custody of the children and now I want to fight for them. How... Read more »
Whose lawyer? Yours or the other side? Mandatory disclosure of financial documents is REQUIRED for both parties. The deadlines are within 30 days o the case starting. Therefore, it is very possible that these documents are overdue. Here's the form with the list of all documents required to be...Read more »
I was in the Navy when I married him in 2004. Haven't seen him since 2007. Last email with him was on Feb 18th 2016. I have looked for him on social media, and even paid a site to get information about him. None of the numbers listed are in service and his email is no longer valid. I'm... Read more »
You may try and retain a PI to conduct a location search. It may also be possible for you to dissolve your marriage via service by publication. It would be wise to schedule a consult with one of us divorce attorneys in order to obtain more specific information.
lives out of state. We bought the home for the purpose of living in it when we got married but we used his money that he earned from a cancer benefit prior to marriage. He abandoned me in the Fifth wheel that was originally titled in my name only, which is located on his brothers property, and... Read more »
We got married in PR 7 years ago, while I was there we took the paperwork to Pr court to get a divorce but when they call me back to be present I was working here in Fl and wasn't able to go back at that time, case was annulled. I resident here at Florida now for 1 year and want to filed the... Read more »
Yes, if the Puerto Rico divorce didn't result in a final judgment and was dismissed instead, you can file for divorce here in Florida. It may well be possible to do it without your wife being physically present.
I am at the tail end of my divorce but cannot get soon to be ex's attorney to file for final hearing. Everything has been signed and agreed upon since July 2019 and we just need the final hearing for the judge to sign off on. My ex's attorney has been ducking my calls and won't... Read more »
I don't know how they schedule hearings in Osceola County, but in most parts of NW Florida we simply call or send and e-mail to the judge's assistant requesting a hearing date. Be sure to copy the opposing counsel of course, and file a notice of hearing when you have been given the date.
The short answer is never. The long answer is that children are usually not considered mature enough to be able to make adult decisions. One of the factors for determining the timesharing is: The reasonable preference of the child, if the court deems the child to be of sufficient intelligence,...Read more »
Our marriage has been rocky since 2015. Husband called it quits. We tried several more times to make it work but he has called it quits for good. I want a divorce. I am worried he make try to take my home. The home is in only my name. I am in Florida. Thank you
You need to consult with and retain a family law attorney to find out what your rights are. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us today and let us know you found us on JUSTIA. Good luck.
I had an exceptions hearing over the phone, opposing council was allowed to talk and I was not, I was the one that filed for exceptions. I don't understand how that is legal, and when I tried to get a copy of the hearing they said that they weren't recording them? When I asked the judge... Read more »
Of your list of grievances, the only one that seems to be a possible infringement of your rights was the denial of your right to argue on your own behalf. That is a procedural due process right IN GENERAL for pro se litigants in hearings, with some exceptions. Relief for a trial court...Read more »
The magistrate handed down the final judgement but missed a bunch of issues so I filed Exceptions to the ruling. I am a Pro se defendant so I called the courts to ask what to do, I was told write on a paper what you don't agree with, so I did that. I filed the exceptions and the courts said I... Read more »
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