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Robert J McCarthy

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  • Can I get joint custody if i live in a different state after deployment?

    I am currently deployed. Going through a legal separation/divorce. My divorce will be finalized after i get home from deployment? I plan on moving out of North Carolina to Colorado. Where i actually have a life. Can I get joint custody? Or would i...

    Robert’s Answer

    If you're currently going through your a now, and it hasn't been finalized, considering speaking to an attorney to arrange for joint custody through your current divorce action. You could also speak with a JAG officer to get further advice on steps to take. Good luck.

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  • I'm 17 years old, can I move out?

    As said I'm 17 years old, I have mental problems both Adhd and Anxiety. And I would like to move out of my mother's and step father's house, I would like to move out of state to be with my girlfriend who lives in Virginia. She can help me continue...

    Robert’s Answer

    The age of majority in West Virginia is eighteen unless emancipated. See the link regarding emancipation. Good luck.

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  • I have a few drug related felony and would like to become a drug councilor or even a life coach , can I get lic in the state okc

    CDS,

    Robert’s Answer

    The application to become a certified and/or licensed alcohol and drug counselor in Oklahoma asks whether or not the applicant has ever been convicted of a felony. (See the link) The application does not state that the conviction of a felony is an absolute bar to becoming a counselor. Give the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors a call and ask them about their policies. You don't have to personally identify yourself when calling.

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  • Que pasa con una persona ilegal que esta detenida en un centro de detención para inmigrantes y que antes ya había sido deportada

    La senora es mi madre y tiene 71 años de edad y cuando intento cruzar la primera vez lo hizo diciendo que era residente legal y dio otro nombre.

    Robert’s Answer

    Para saber si un inmigrante está detenido por Aduanas e Inmigración hay una página oficial en internet donde es posible salir de la duda. El siguiente enlace proporciona más información.

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  • I bought a car less then a week ago and it won't pass inspection

    I just bought a car from a used car dealership and was told it would pass inspection or I would have the choice of letting them repair it or getting a refund for the car which I didn't get in writing. Also it came with a warranty they they checked...

    Robert’s Answer

    Check out the link below regarding your question about the Massachusetts Lemon Law. If you are unable to resolve your complaint with the used car dealer you may have recourse through the use of Small Claims Court. Small Claims Court is designed to help settle disputes of $7,000 or less without the aid of an attorney.

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  • How do I know that my name was put on the birth certificate?

    When my daughter was born the mother didn't list me as the father on the birth certificate, knowing that I was the father. In February 2011, I took a paternity test to confirm that I was the biological father. In a court order it was written that...

    Robert’s Answer

    If a judge finds that paternity has been established and orders that the father’s name be included on the child’s birth certificate, then the father's name should be added to the birth certificate. Go to the town or city hall where the child resides and get a copy of the birth certificate to check if your name is on it.

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  • How should I address the mortgage issue?

    My wife probated her mother's estate in 2006 and inherited her home but did not transfer the mortgage into her name. She continued to make the mortgage payments. In 2006, I moved in to care for her. She died in September 2012, and I continued t...

    Robert’s Answer

    Once the probate process is completed, the property may be refinanced. A refinance would have the effect of paying off the old mortgage and putting the mortgage in the name of whoever refinanced the property.

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  • What are the laws on converting your drivers license and plates from out of state to Massachusetts state?

    What are penalties? Can they tow your vehicle? Can you get arrested? If you are living in Massachusetts, and your vehicle is in your name AND someone elses name-but the other person can not be found and they moved to another state. Registratio...

    Robert’s Answer

    As far as converting your out of state license to a Massachusetts license, see the DMV link below. Also see the attached link regarding title transfer in Massachusetts.

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  • DYFS Administrative appeal & Its working method

    What is Administrative appeal in DYFS case & how it works. How much time it takes to resolve the case in Administrative appeal

    Robert’s Answer

    The below link may provide some help. Good luck.

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  • My children were taken from me and placed into foster care under Garretts Law. Were they wrongfully taken??

    I failed my drug test for THC but my child tested clean. An investigator came to the hospital the following day after i delivered. Before she left that night, she told me and my boyfriend that she would allow us to keep the children following 2 dr...

    Robert’s Answer

    Regarding your reference to Garrett's Law, the below link may provide some useful information. You should consult with an attorney licensed to practice law in Arkansas right away. It is extremely important for parents to remain drug free for their own safety and for the safety of their children. Good luck and stay safe.

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