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Q: divorce incompetent husband in nursing home w/no guardian. We have legal separate maintenance agreement since 2003
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Aug 13, 2020

There is no question here, it’s just a statement of what you want to do. If you are looking for how to go forward with the divorce you should work with an attorney who can help you with the process. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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Q: Want to divorce incompetent husband. He has no guardian, in nursing home. Have separate maintenance agreement since 2003
Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Aug 13, 2020

You didn’t really ask a question, but to obtain a divorce, you will need to file a divorce petition and other documents. You likely would want to hire a divorce attorney who understands the process.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

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Q: Can I request for continuance? If so, how do I go about it? What do I do?

My husband & I are scheduled to finalize our divorce in GA on 8/28/2020, I live in TX and I can’t afford to make it out there. Can I request for continuance or what should I do?

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Aug 12, 2020

Ask for a video hearing.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

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Q: My husband filed for divorce a month and claimed he didn’t know where I am at when in fact he does. What can I do?

We have been married ten years, was a stay at home mom while he served in the army he told me to leave and had. Told me that many times. When I left oct 2019 he helped me pack my car and ever month since then I have tried contacting him but he acts like I fell off the face of the earth. But come to... Read more »

Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman answered on Aug 6, 2020

You need to consult with an attorney to discuss filing a motion to set aside the divorce decree if it was obtained fraudulently.

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Q: Hello, considering getting a divorce after 24 years of marriage. Husband is a 100% Disabled Veteran and receives SSI....

He has always been the primary financial provider. We have 2 children. He says, I would only be entitled to 20% of his Veterans Disability check... is this true?

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Aug 1, 2020

There is no set amount. There are rules that govern how much can be garnished for child support purposes and spousal support, but he is incorrect that he would get 80% of his check and you only 20%. You should consult with an experienced family law attorney in your area to get specific advice... Read more »

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Q: Can I give my wife the house in the divorce and have my name removed?

My and my wife are talking about getting a divorce (uncontested). The only thing we own Jointly is the House. I want her to get the house in the divorce and have my name removed from it. I want to agree to pay her the amount of her mortgage every month. Is this possible?

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Jul 29, 2020

Normally, the way to get your name removed is to have her refinance. The mortgage company is not going to release you from the obligation unless she refinances in her sole name.

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Q: As executor of an estate, am I required to produce inheritance records for an alimony court case if subpoenaed?
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jul 28, 2020

Anytime you are subpoenaed you have to produce what they are asking for. If you have to go to court you may want to work with an attorney to ensure your interests are being taken into consideration. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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Q: does the custody, visitation, and support need to be in divorce papers if neither party has custody at the moment?

my son is filing for divorce by filling out forms online to be prepared by a legal aide. The questioner ask about dependant children. However, the child is currently in the custody of the state as the department of children and family services removed him from the home. Do I need to include an... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jul 28, 2020

Will you have custody of the child again? Or will the state be retaining custody? Without knowing the specifics of your case it’s difficult to provide you with guidance. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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Q: a quit claim deed was filed in georgia 2013 from a divorce

If the spouse that has ownership refuses to refinance to remove the other parties name, what can be done? Also in 2014 the ownership added another person to a separate quit claim deed but not mortgage. What do i do to remove myself from financial responsibilities.

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Jul 20, 2020

This depends on what your divorce says. The divorce decree has to require that the other person remove you from the mortgage. If so, that provision can be enforced.

--Regina Edwards | www.EdwardsFamilyLaw.com | 770.854.0777

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: What is the divorce process in Georgia with children?
Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Jul 17, 2020

You file a petition go divorce. Most divorces are settled by Agreement, but if not, then you would have a hearing and a judge would make the decision.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: My wife raN off with another man is there anyway i can keep.them.from living together.i.live in georgia

I have custody

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jul 17, 2020

Your circumstances are unfortunate. You cannot stop her from living with him, however you can file for divorce. It is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your circumstances.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: Could someone assist with parenting plan wording / out of state travel?

Parenting plan reads "notify other parent of out of state travel fifteen days prior unless emergency or spontaneous road trip”. I haven’t even confirmed the trip but informed the other parent that I’m considering traveling and it is currently eight days out. Is there a timeframe for... Read more »

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jul 17, 2020

More information is needed before an accurate answer can be provided. It is best to contact an attorney who can assess the specifics of your case and provide you with a tailored response.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

We wish you well.

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3 Answers | Asked in Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: I was married in GA when my son was born, but now divorced and want to confirm paternity. How can I do this?

My ex wife filed for divorce from me while I was incarcerated and won. I’ve always questioned his paternity based on her infidelity, but I know he needs a good dad. Now I’m remarried and my ex is making my life hell. She won’t allow me to see him, but receives child support. I don’t know... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Jul 15, 2020

You can't force a DNA test outside of current litigation. You may file for legitimation and ask for a DNA test in the court of the custody proceedings.

--Regina Edwards | www.EdwardsFamilyLaw.com | 770.854.0777

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Q: If my wife and I have been separated for over 8 yr she lives with another man and cheated the hole time what's the che
Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Jul 2, 2020

I have no idea what your question is, but sounds like you need to file for divorce.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Health Care Law for Georgia on
Q: In Georgia, can a transgender minor receive hormone replacement therapy with consent from only one adult?

The parents are divorced and have joint custody. They did not go to court; they had an agreement with their own individual lawyers and counsellors. Mom has overall medical decision but would have to pursue through the courts.

Mom supports the decision, the father does not.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jun 29, 2020

Have you discuss the issue with the other parent? You may want to do that and see where that parent stands on the issue. Beyond that you may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and present you with the options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce, Civil Litigation and Communications Law for Georgia on
Q: Do I have an eavesdropping video recording case?

Hi, I was reading your article on video recording laws in Georgia. I transported my brother's children to his house from school all last year, because his wife needed me to. What I did not know was that his wife, whom he was divorcing, had placed a hidden camera in the living room to eavesdrop... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Jun 29, 2020

It appears that your question was intended for one specific person, but we are not sure who. You may want to send it directly to that person, or consult with an attorney who can review your case in detail and present you with the options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Wife left 2 years ago. I have the kids she has made no contact with me or the children I need a divorce but how

I went to jail in 2018 on a violation of probation warrant. For non report. My wife dropped my kids off at my brothers and took off. She returned I think 2 times to visit until my brother realized she was abusing drugs and the court appointed him and his wife guardianship. I was released March of... Read more »

Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman answered on Jun 12, 2020

If you do not know your wife’s whereabouts, you can file for a divorce by publication.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Divorce for Georgia on
Q: I’m seeking a divorce from my husband. Currently I have a TPO against him for threatening my life and our child.

He has violated the TPO 3 separate times since being issued on apr 1,2020. We have a martial home. He has completely cut me off financially. He has had several affairs and currently has his latest gf living in our martial home. Where do I begin to file for a divorce?

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Jun 10, 2020

You need to contact an attorney and they can help you file for divorce.

--Regina Edwards | www.EdwardsFamilyLaw.com | 770.854.0777

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4 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: I need legal assistance regarding a divorce case in the State of Georgia in Gwinnett County, possibly a mediator.

I have filed for divorce in South Carolina. My spouse filed for divorce in Georgia in Gwinnett County. It is rumored that his lawyer and my lawyer are negotiating settlements. Now in the 11th hour, my lawyer in South Carolina is telling me he cannot tell me the terms of the settlement because he is... Read more »

Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman answered on Jun 9, 2020

You need to hire a Georgia attorney to represent you in the Georgia case.

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