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  • My husband owes child support arrearage for his youngest daughter for the first 2 years of her life. He has had sole custoday of the child since year 2 and modified the child support to start receiving support. The mother has not paid her support in over a year and now has accumulated arrearages. What is the procedure to get the courts and/or DES to offset her arrearage balance and future support against my husband's arrearage balance? At this point in time this will cut my husbands arrearage in half.
  • I need to know if all petitioners on a guardianship application must appear in court. We are filing for guardianship of my almost 18 yr old son with Down Syndrome.
  • My son is abt to be 4 years old. He has my last name because while I was pregnant his father was abusive physical & emotionally hurting me , he was also abusing drugs and dealing drugs . He was putting too much stress on me I wanted him as far away from me as possible it wasn't good for my pregnancy . When I had my son only my last name was given . His dad & I try working it out but throught out time he was still being abusive , doing drugs getting d.u.i going to jail . Cheating on me I had enough . I met a wonderful man that I fell in love with as soon as I moved on my sons father broke into my apartment & vandalized 3000 worth of my things .. I don't get a penny from the guy . Now he has a black on blank Benz . He has a Bently he has a monster truck . He has a motor cycle hardly Davidson & dune buggy while I'm struggling with my son to get by . My boyfriend was supporting us him & I are no longer together . How can I get child support from the guy without him getting any legal right
  • My father passed away on 9/2/15 and I have been made the personal representative of his estate, he had a roommate living with him for 3 years that never paid rent. How do I go about notifying him he needs to move out once the house is sold?
  • My husband wants custody of his three boys 12,10,8.He has joint legal custody with his ex-wife,butshe has primaryphysical custody but oldest wants to be with dad.She is abusive to the children and CPS are involved they said that they can't do anything about custody.My husband took one boy to sheriff after an incident but even though there was was a case opened and an ivestigation,when the report was sent to the district attourney's office they didn't continue to persue charges.She left a bruise on the boys face but since nothing was done about it what can I do if we can't afford an attourney?
  • When can I give my 30 day notice if I'm on a month to month agreement?
  • What should you do if you have lost your job and cannot afford to pay child support?
  • The father of my 18 month old son decided to break up with me recently and am very upset because of the breakup. I asked him to give me time before i could be able to allow "visitations" (nothing has been done by court yet). he doesnt want to respect my decision and is threatening me with calling the police if i won't let him see my son. Can he do that? can i file a protection order to help me "buy time"? can i be the first to contact the court so that i am able to stipulate the custody and parenting time terms?
  • My sons mother and I lived together since he was born 4 years ago, we are no-longer together and I am considering filing for support on myself for joint custody and parenting time. Will the support be calculated back from the time he was born,from time we separated (1 month), or from time I or she files? for support?
  • I have a court date for shoplifting 34 dollars from a Safeway and have no use what to expect. I have no priors, and this was just a lapse in judgment, even a mistake. Can I ask for a divergent program myself in order not to have this go on my record, or do I have to give a plea? I'm embarrassed, ashamed, nervous and scared. I don't want to say the wrong thing, and i have no idea what's going to happen. Please advise

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  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
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