I'm sorry you are going through this. You have several options. Many attorneys accept credit card payments, which may help you be able to afford hiring one. Also, you can contact the Legal Aid office, and you can call the State Bar and ask if there are any pro bono attorneys in your area. -Homer...Read more »
I just made the last of the required 48 monthly payments. Divorce was in Paulding County, Georgia. All settlement provisions have been followed. Doesn't the specific waiver of alimony modification referencing Varn vs. Varn prevent her from going back to court for more payments? I gave hr 4... Read more »
There is no way to answer this question without looking at the exact language in the settlement agreement. Consult with an attorney who can review the settlement agreement as well as the new complaint so they can give you advice.
I'm not sure your question here is clear, which is why you haven't gotten responses to it. You may want to re-post with clarity so that people can respond to the question. Thank you. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com
No papers or anything have been filed. One parent has moved out leaving the stay at home mom and children home. The father says he can take the children where he wants and doesn’t have to tell the mom where they’ll be. Can a father do that? Or do they have to tell the location so the mother knows?
Are you still married, or have you divorced? It sounds as though you are still married. If that is the case, you both have equal rights at this point to take the children. It's not typically a wise thing to do, however. You should consult with an attorney right away who can review the facts of the...Read more »
Without knowing the facts of your case in detail it's difficult to provide you with an answer. You could consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case and present you with the options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com
Gal has restricted us from seeing each other and requiring counseling for the child. The child is 9 and was having outbursts. Her dad got remarried after 5 weeks of seeing a woman and I started dating her mother a month after that. I don’t even have a speeding ticket on my record and have had... Read more »
A GAL doesn't have the power to tell you what to do. However, they can make custody recommendations to the court. Your girlfriend risks losing custody if you ignore the recommendation. She can consult her attorney about what to do.
My wife left over a year ago. Shortly after I allowed her to use the phone and now she refuses to return it. I've paid a years worth of service and a monthly lease payment on the phone. It's a galaxy note 9 not a cheap phone.
If you are still married, you have no recourse. The phone is marital property and she has every right to use it. She is not going to have to pay for the service, either. If you wish to end the marriage and separate finances, you need to file for divorce.
The house would likely be considered to be a marital asset. Are you going through a divorce? If so, a judge would look at all marital assets and make a determination as to who gets what. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and provide you with...Read more »
Her mother has told her she can come live with me in GA on numerous occasions, but will not say that to me or provide it in writing. What can I legally do? What happens if my daughter comes here. My daughter has a history or suicide attempts. If she says she needs to leave, I can't ignore it
You have asked a specific question about a case in progress. No one is going to be able to give you specific advice about your case without reviewing the file and hearing from you. You should consult with an attorney about your case.
He left almost a month ago ,took all of his personal items, all TVs and left me with the Bill's 2 months behind ...I barely make it now and he says his attorney says I will have to pay him alimony...is that possible?
There are many factors that go into whether or not alimony should be paid at all, but alimony can't be awarded if there is no ability to pay. You need ton consult with an attorney who can review both parties' financial situation and give you specific advice.
Everytime my kids come over they tell me that they do not want to live with their mother anymore. I ask them why and they tell me that they are scared of her and her boyfriend. No divorce has been filed by her or I so do I still have every right she does?
Their mother and I are still legally married,we have not been together since 2010. My children are 11 and 10 years of age. They tell me that they are scared of their mother and her boyfriend and that her boyfriend bullies my son by punching him in the arm and chest and calls him a sissy and a... Read more »
The opposing counsel refuses to accept the counteroffer/proposed order defendant sent to them. He refused because the "language" is not written in legalese but their client has already agreed to the counteroffer. Is this considered unethical of the opposing attorney to deny an agreement his client... Read more »
Without seeing the facts of this case, I would say that if a final hearing has take place then it is a settled case. However, the person may be able to file for a modification. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and present you with the options....Read more »
Both parties are in agreement of the contents but opposing partys' attorney is not in agreement of how the agreement is written - says order text MUST match exact text from agreement given to the court - although the proposed order drafted by opposing attorney has been altered without consent.... Read more »
This is not a general question, but a very specific one that no one can answer on this forum. In general, the oral agreement should match the written agreement. Without proof of the oral agreement, you may have an issue. You need to consult with an attorney.
The attorney of my ex is asking me to sign the divorce settlement that is to be sent to a judge - without the presence of a notary. She says I can do that because she is also the notary that will be stamping our agreement. I have a major issue with this. ONE - how can she prove I even signed the... Read more »
The point of a notary is to verify that the person purportedly signing actually did sign. Therefore, a proper notary signature includes in person signing and verifying the drivers licence. You should never sign a document and send it for notarization later. That is highly improper.
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