Lesley B Foss' answer In North Dakota, if your divorce involves minor children, you are required to attend and participate in the Family Law Mediation program, which provides divorcing couples with 6 free hours of mediation services. If the divorce does not involve minor children, you do not receive a referral to mediation, but you still can greatly benefit from engaging in mediation. Mediation will cost you the time/services of the mediator (and likely of your attorney), but it can be less costly than engaging in...
Lesley B Foss' answer You would need to write up and file with the Court a written Stipulation reflecting what provisions of the Judgment you've agreed to modify. Both parties would need to sign and notarize the Stipulation. You then need to prepare and file a proposed Order and a proposed Amended Judgment.
Gregory William Liebl's answer The short answer to your question is "yes, the biological children your husband does not share with the obligee are taken into consideration." That being said, it is not a dollar for dollar "match." In other words, your husband's child support obligation may still go up even though he has two other children that will be considered in the calculation. You should contact an attorney to help you through this process.
Nicholas Nelson's answer Your question is someone of a complicated one. Even when records go off the public record, the government can still access them. I would certainly argue that the "not guilty" charge should not count as the "first" charge, as you were "not guilty". Note - cases are highly fact dependent and I cannot give adequate legal advice without first discussing with you the particular details of your matter in their entirety. That being said, those are my initial thoughts. Good luck!
Assuming her dad is supportive, I strongly recommend talking it through with your daughter and trying to get her to understand and come willingly. Forcing a child to come against her will might be more damaging to your relationship in the long run than giving her a bit more leeway now.
Lucas Wynne's answer Call and hire a defense lawyer in North Dakota rather than allow a warrant that can impact your employment and housing options go unhandled. Attorneys like myself handle this exact situation every day.
Lucas Wynne's answer You are way over your head on this and need a defense attorney. No attorney can give you a real answer until they see the charging documents and evidence. Even if the charging documents made an error, the evidence could negate that error.
Stefan Dunkelgrun's answer Document every interaction, log the time, date, the person involved, and the nature of the incident. Also document every interaction with the police. Bonus points if you have any other evidence, such as phone records.
Once you have sufficient documentation, if the police are not willing to do anything, talk to the local states attorney.
Stefan Dunkelgrun's answer I'm sorry to hear about your situation. Unfortunately, any parental responsibility in North Dakota ended on your nineteenth birthday. They are no longer obligated to house you, feed you, or provide for you. If the care is in their name, then you no longer have a right to that either.
Please contact the Family Crisis Shelter in Williston, 421 34th street east. (701) 572-0757 and see if they can help arrange some shelter for you.
Lucas Wynne's answer You should retain a lawyer to assist you. If your story occurred as-described, you likely have a claim. Attorneys like myself assist people who are wrongfully terminated for similar reasons.
Stefan Dunkelgrun's answer If the parents are unable to sort it out between the two of them, the matter would need to go before a judge. Without further information, it is impossible to determine the outcome of such a proceeding.
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