Unfortunately what you are describing is a gift and a gift is not complete until you receive it. Since the handgun was never transferred over to you you never received the gift. If there are no other facts this is how a court would view this matter.
She only let's me see them when it's convenient for her. When she has them there's no arguing. When I have them she constantly texts me when will she get them back and wants to argue. I'm tired. What are my rights as a father or do I have any?
I'm not aware of any probono divorce lawyers, if that is what the question is asking about. There are pro bono programs for domestic abuse victims, but they usually stick to getting a restraining order and do not touch the divorce items.
While rare, there are some law firms that work...Read more »
If your child is 16 and not emancipated, she is considered a "minor". Therefore, she does not actually "own" (legally) any of the items in your possession. On the other hand, if she wishes to return to your home, she can (and should, under the law) be allowed to do so - she is...Read more »
I kicked my ex boyfriend out of my house 2 weeks ago. He left the majority of his belongings and no matter how many times I ask, he won't come get them. He also left a dog and a car. Obviously I will just have the car towed, but what can I do about the dog? Can I sell her? It was a free... Read more »
I am in the military, and I want to adop my 15 year old brother. He lives with my stepfather and my mother lives in mexIco. I’m stationed in NC and my brother lives in California. How can I adopt him so I could bring him to live with me.
The adoption process is a state law issue and if he currently lives in California then you will need to speak with a family law attorney there. Adoption may not even be necessary, depending on the purpose of the adoption. You may able to just have a custody order. You should also research what...Read more »
Both the father and the mother are in the picture and the mother has Primary Legal Custody of the children. One of the children (Minor), would like to change their legal last name from their father's. Is this possible to do without the consent of the father?
My husband and I married four years ago and bought a home/mini-farm almost two years ago. Large home on 4 acres with chickens, ducks, dogs. This Monday, without giving me any warning, he signed a lease on a new place to live, took a few things with him and left. No heads up to prepare me that I... Read more »
It sounds like you may have a claim for Equitable Distribution (property division) and Spousal Support. You will have to prove that you are the dependent spouse in order to be granted spousal support, but because you have physically separated and ended the relationship you can...Read more »
If you decide to represent yourself it is best to review the county local rules. All NC county courts have a page on the Nccourts.gov website. This is where you can locate county forms and filing deadlines.
Also, as I assume you found out, you can file the motion, however,...Read more »
My grandmother wants to sign over her home to me that is paid for but she wants my husband and I to agree to a postnuptial agreement before she does so because she would not want my husband to touch it in the future. She said she would have to agree to what the postnuptial insisted of exactly... Read more »
You can do a postnuptial if that is what your grandmother requires, or during the conveyance of the property your spouse can join your grandmother and waive all spousal rights to the property. But if those are your grandmother's conditions you can't force her to give you the property....Read more »
Depends on the will or lack thereof, also you are the HCPOA but is there a durable POA also in place for your mother? You probably need to take all your documents to a local attorney and get a more tailored opinion.
Once you start the guardianship process, a guardian ad litem (GAL) will be appointed. They should be able to access some of these records; I highly advise that you get legal help in this matter, not just for the initial hearing but also for the subsequent duties that fall on the appointed guardian.
My father in law bought a home for my husband and I and we lived there for 14 years. My estranged husband and his father are on the deed. My name is not, although I made the payments for 9 of the 14 years I lived in the home. My father in law is trying to sell the house and needs my signature on... Read more »
This is a matter for the divorce settlement, you have very limited rights under real property law. In order for the house to be sold while you are married, you must sign the deed but likely you cannot be forced to sign.
It is not clear what type of hearing you are asking about. Typically the person who is your legal guardian can arrange for representation in a legal matter. If you are asking about getting legal representation for a competency hearing then you will be appointed someone by the Court - just tell them...Read more »
If you don't have an existing custody case, I would consider filing one ASAP. If you have an existing case, you may want to file a Motion for Emergency Custody before she leaves alleging that the child will be exposed to a substantial risk of bodily injury. Some judges may agree that such a...Read more »
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