Yes. There are several factors that may affect legal rights and responsibilities. First, whether natural father signed an acknowledgment of paternity at the child's birth. If so, that is legal paternity. If not, parents can only bring a private action to legally establish parentage within the...Read more »
Remember that your divorce decree is only valid as between the two parties involved - the Court that granted your Decree cannot force a bank to remove your name or allow the ex to refinance. As a best practice, my office typically ensures we draft a provision requiring the spouse keeping a mortgage...Read more »
She has primary custody but neither of the kids want to live with her. They are afraid if she finds out they told me before action is taken that she will be more abusive towards them. Their grandparents can confirm what they are saying and I have several texts from the kids as well.
Nebraska is a no fault divorce state. You would have to speak with your religious leaders to see if there is a religious sanction within your religion for breaking the vows. This would not be something enforced through the Court.
There was an old cause of action for damages against a person that your spouse cheated on you with. Although other states may still have some form of this action available, Nebraska has abolished this cause of action.
Cheating is a common cause of divorce. Except in cases where one...Read more »
I assume you have some type of custody or divorce case? If so you should retain an attorney to assist you. Maybe because people with narcissism tend to have personal problems, but it is common for family law attorneys to have cases with one person seeming to have some type of narcissist traits...Read more »
The only way to really know your rights and responsibilities in a divorce is to confidentially visit with an attorney about the specific facts of your situation. The attorney can talk about the potential options and positive and negative aspects of your position. As a general rule, courts try to...Read more »
My boyfriend turned 20 in September of 2019 but we had high school together and are only 2 1/2 years apart. I want to move in with his family because they support me, and my parents treat me very poorly. Can he get into legal trouble if I move into his house but have a separate room and it’s not... Read more »
If a child moves out without their parent's permission, law enforcement may assist in retrieving the child as a runaway. If adults are assisting the child in this, they could also be charged, whether the child is living in a separate room or not.
We are starting to go through divorce. Bought my house before marriage and she has paid no bills. I work out of state and my father mows. She is currently saying she wont allow him on the property. Can she legally block him from the land?
In a divorce action, the Court can grant one party the exclusive use of the marital home in a temporary order. If such is the case, then this would generally also include the ability to prevent family members from entering on the premises, including to do maintenance or mow the grass.
My ex has an attorney and I don't we had court February 26th and I gave my ex full custody of our kids until I'm off probation but we have joint legal custody however many issues were not discussed such as taking the kids out of state, holidays, etc. And we are already having issues with... Read more »
If out of state travel is not addressed in the Parenting Plan, generally either parent may take the children out of state for any period that does not overlap the other parent's parenting time. However, case law in Nebraska is clear that the custodial parent cannot permanently move the...Read more »
If it is a Nebraska child support order, then there must be a Nebraska court case that created the child support order. If you contact child support services, you can find out the Court Case number. The case number would also likely be on any invoice you receive for child support.
Only his name is on the mortgage, he paid on the house for 6 years before we were married. House has appreciated since marriage, we have both put work into it. He makes 50k more a year than I do, but I work FT and stay home with our child 5 days a week. I pay half of all utilities/groceries/family... Read more »
Generally, even if only one spouse's name is on the deed, the court will generally consider the home as marital if purchased during the marriage. If one spouse owned the home prior to the marriage, then the Court will generally determine that part of the equity in the home is marital and part...Read more »
The custodial parent closed the case in May 2017, left the state of SD at that time with no notification to the court of the relocation. The non-custodial parent was incarcerated at the time the order was initiated 2016 and was not released until 2017 and immediately paroled to Omaha, NE.... Read more »
If it is a South Dakota case, the person inquiring needs to speak with an attorney licensed in South Dakota. If this was a Nebraska case, the party would likely be able to reopen enforcement of unpaid judgment established by a court order for child support.
My ex and I have two children with 50/50 custody arrangements. This is to include sharing costs for all school, daycare, and medical costs, ect. He is also ordered to pay $156 a month in child support. Since our divorce was finalized, he hasnt paid any additonal costs and stopped paying child... Read more »
A party needs specific court permission to move the children out of state. Generally, but depending on the wording of the current order, a party doesn't need court permission to move the children within state. That being said, if the move would effect the parenting time or exchanges, it is...Read more »
As long as the counter complaint was properly service, the Counter complaint remains active even if the original complaint is dismissed. If one party wishes to dismiss their complaint, they may want to first reach out to the other party to make sure they are also willing to dismiss their counter...Read more »
If the guardian wants to relinquish guardianship and the parent is ready to resume custody, then the parties still need court permission to terminate the guardianship. It is generally a straightforward process to motion the court to terminate the guardianship.
For an initial custody determination, the state where the children have been residing the last 6 months is generally the court/state that gets to decide the custody issues. For a modification action, jurisdiction generally remains with the original jurisdiction as long as at least one of the...Read more »
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