so my husband josh gave me the car for transportation but its in his own name. he has his own transportation is why he gave me the car for transportation for me and 3 kids. we had a small disagreement on july 21, 2019. so he supposedly had a friend come and pick up his car that I had locked from my... Read more »
Yes, if he has two vehicles, and you have been driving one of them during the marriage, and you don't currently have a vehicle, I think it's likely that a divorce judge would award you that car. However, you will have to file for divorce, there would be no chance of just suing for the car- you...Read more »
What extra steps do I need to take as a 16 year old if my Guardian denies me permission to be emancipated, but my biological father agrees and my biological mother is missing? My guardian is my great aunt, I have a job at a sushi place, my father is offering me a home with him, and I do not have my... Read more »
You state no reasons for needing Emancipation, which is rarely a good status. But virtually any lawyer can file the Request with Juvenile Court. Without a Driver's License and transportation, it will probably be denied.
You will have plenty of time to be a responsible taxpayer in two...Read more »
Additionally, I need to see what can be done to hold my ex in contempt for not returning my son by the date/time he was supposed too, not allowing a family member to pick up my son and bring him to me on the date he was due back, not allowing him to speak to me while he was gone for 43 day (maybe... Read more »
From that description, you have a significant number of potential legal issues. I recommend you consult with a local family law attorney. You would need to transfer the case to Tennessee before you could file for contempt. Your easier route for the contempt action could be filing for contempt in...Read more »
Those are certainly reasons to be concerned, but since your question doesn't mention the age of the child ( and lots of other factors the Judge has to consider) no lawyer can provide a guaranteed result. Will cutting off the child's relationship with her father truly benefit the child? If the...Read more »
If you received a marriage license issued by the State of Tennessee then the marriage should be binding and legal. If you have questions about the validity of your marriage license, then contact the county clerk's office and ask them about it.
My wife filed for divorce several months ago and I will be starting a new job with a substantially higher salary next month. I was wondering which salary would be used to calculate things like alimony and child support. I know in some other states it is based on the income at the time of filing, is... Read more »
This sounds like an area where "EXPERT" testimony is needed- for example, a doctor ( like a psychiatrist) could interview and examine the person and based on that exam, the doctor might be able to give an opinion about any mental illness or disorder. However, not every case needs an expert,...Read more »
An attorney would need many more facts to answer your question. She could probably file for custody - whether the court would grant her petition is another issue. Consult local counsel to address your concerns.
I only had a power of attorney to pay bills for the last 2 weeks of my dads life. Dad chose hospice against my wishes and to come back home. We had an oral agreement that I thought my brother knew of to pay for a couple of sitters to help me. I was asked how much it would cost me to take care of... Read more »
Tennessee law provides for continuation of child support beyond the normal/usual termination time ( which is age 18 or graduation, whichever is last to occur) IF the child is disabled. See Tennessee Code Section 36-5-101(k). The definition of disability is that set forth under Federal law in the...Read more »
yes, you must continue to pay. Child support terminates when the child turns 18, or graduates from high school, whichever event occurs last , so in your case, it sounds like it will be graduation, which usually take place in May.
I've been put thru hell since last court case and divorce. I've reached out to law and or friends. I need a chance at successful life. Career advancement and i want to know about placement for witnesses for gov.
I initiated the case in TN as that is where my daughter and I live. Father(NCP) was living in NY state at the time. NY filed the paperwork and ordered him to have employer pay weekly as well as cover daughter with medical insurance. This worked fine until my ex willfully quit his job and moved... Read more »
The cost of work related child care is a component of the child support, so if the child support has been figured correctly, the mother, as the recipient of the support, would be paying for the child care.
Me and my child’s father have split up. He has approached me with wanting to go to court and or mediation because he doesn’t feel I am giving him enough time with our son. He has had him around some people who are not safe and that I do not trust I have asked him not to but he continues to do... Read more »
If you and the father were not married when the child was born, then he currently has no rights to see the child unless he goes to court. Tennessee is what is commonly referred to as a “Mother’s state”. This simply means that when children are born out of wedlock, the father has no rights to...Read more »
We are Not married and do not live together. Our son will be 2 in August and I am pregnant with our second. I would not mind meeting with him in a public place or going to his home with him and being present while he visits with our son. I just have a lot of concerns about allowing our son to go... Read more »
He has believed he was the father and signed the birth certificate. His relationship with the child's mother was a on again off again relationship and they also had another child 2 years prior. The first child is 99.9% probabibility his. Father is now married and has a child with me. The mother of... Read more »
From this description of the facts, it sounds like your biggest problem currently is safety as this woman is threatening you and your family. If you are scared for your safety or your families the first step is to call the police and report the threats and/or file for an order of protection. If an...Read more »
She only let's me talk to them if I send her money. I am behind on child support but working and paying it off. It takes 50% of my income. I have receipts where I have sent the co-parent thousands of dollars outside of child support, but I have not been allowed to see them in 2 years. Now she says... Read more »
Although it will take time and a lawyer, you need to file court papers to set up a "parenting plan" or schedule of visitation. You are required to pay child support, but at the same time , she is required to allow you to have time with the children. If you get a Judge to order the scheduled...Read more »
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