This is why we have attorneys working to assist you in properly preparing the forms and navigating the process. If you file defective pleadings, there may be undesirable consequences that may delay or even dismiss your case leaving you to start again, or inadvertently remain legally married despite...Read more »
You might get by with that and save yourself $45 in constable fees. If you have an attorney assisting you, they will likely have a friendly constable able to effect service in a peaceful manner to meet the court requirements. If the judge is not satisfied with your method, it may add a few more...Read more »
There are always emotions in court. That is why you should consider engaging a professional to help sort betwixt them and necessary motions that are the best way to get the court to hear your case. If you choose to run away, there is a chance your children's other parent may allege you are...Read more »
Yes, your adopted child is legally your responsibility. Hire an attorney to help you process your divorce smoothly. There are some arrangements you should discuss regarding "the kid" that will affect child support.
The father signed the birth certificate knowing it wasn't his daughter but he's been paying child support for 16 years how can I stop the payments? Now he wants out he is not her blood dad but according to the birth certificate he is. I need some advice when it comes to this he does have other kids... Read more »
If you can satisfy the residency requirements of that state, yes. Speak to a family lawyer in the area where you are living, or will be living for the next year. Residency may be based on either spouse, so if your wife is living in that jurisdiction for the required time, that is another...Read more »
I'm married now. I got married 3 years and 4 months ago. I had been thinking of writing a Prenuptial Agreement before getting married, but I and she had to hurry to finish doing all steps because of an international marriage. We are Rhode Island residents. I have LLC (solo membership) in a... Read more »
These are complex issues that are best addressed in a private meeting with an attorney. There are agreements that can be written after marriage that are like prenuptial agreements. There are many reasons the agreement may be found invalid which is why a private and confidential meeting will likely...Read more »
If no divorce action has been filed then you are not legally obligated to pay. However, depending upon how the divorce case resolves, you may be obligated to pay some money towards the mortgage if you ultimately are going to receive money from the equity in the house. If there is no money coming to...Read more »
I was granted a divorce dec 2013. The attorney never filed for a final decree until a week ago and called it an out of time motion. The divorce was cut and dry the marriage settlement was filed the same day. I have paid thousands of dollars in the meantime and now have as another court date. We... Read more »
It means that the time to file the documents "in time" (within a prescribed period of time - e.g. 30 days for Decision pending Entry of Final Judgement or within 30 days of three months and one day having elapsed for the Final Judgment) has lapsed. Generally, if the "cut and dry" agreement is still...Read more »
" (a) In the event of a final judgment of divorce, whether absolute or otherwise, where one party to the divorce was at the time of the entry of the judgment for divorce a member of a health plan providing family...Read more »
Per RI Dom. Rel. P. Rule 4: "Service of all process shall be made by a sheriff or the sheriff's deputy, within the sheriff's county unless otherwise provided by law, by any other person authorized by law, or by some person specially appointed by the court for that purpose..."
This is something most any family court attorney should be able to provide as part of their representation. There are other case documents where the language should be also be incorporated. Call you favorite local family lawyer to ensure you don't fall into any "traps for the unwary."
Annulment is a term more oft used in religious contexts. So, it is difficult to define the legal term in that light. It sounds as if someone may be trying to void a marriage - which is one of the ways to effect a divorce by showing that one of the parties was not competent to make the contractual...Read more »
Changing a Judge may be accomplished through a variety of means. If there is a conflict, one might seek a recusal. Contact my office to discuss the particulars either by telephone or email. 401 DIVORCE (4013486723) or email@example.com
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