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  • My ex has a protection order, cant go home . we both own the home. she has now moved someone else in. what are my legal rights

    she has moved someone else into our home, and can I have them removed

    Amy’s Answer

    If your ex is the co-owner of the property, the person she moved in is her guest and there lawfully. If you and your ex are no longer together, you should take legal action to separate your interest in the house.

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  • Can I file for sole custody of our child while staying married to my husband who has abandoned us?

    My husband abandoned my minor daughter and me 8 months ago. He has not made much contact. He did not provide any support to me or our daughter. I have been working and providing for our needs alone. I am not ready for a separation yet, but would l...

    Amy’s Answer

    You may want to file for a Judicial Separation which can detail residence and contact of your daughter as well as child support. You should contact an experienced family law attorney in your area.

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  • How do I report someone who is 3rd party contacting a person for another with PFA with no indirect contact court order in Maine

    3rd party is contacting a person's family and friends for a person with PFA no indirect contact

    Amy’s Answer

    It is unclear whether you are asking about how to report the 3rd party, or the Defendant. If a Defendant is violating a PFA by having a 3rd party contact the Plaintiff, you can report it to the police.

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  • I want to modify my childsupport for an increase.

    my children's father is in arrears from massachusetts. I love in maine and he lives in Florida no change of venue and still a mass order. can maine hold the money being sent and apply it to the following months current support order and not give m...

    Amy’s Answer

    This is a complicated situation that will require the assistance of counsel. You may need to register the Massachusetts order in Maine before you modify and/or enforce it. You should contact an experienced family law attorney in your area.

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  • Are there ways to enforce divorce rulings

    My wife was awarded the house in our divorce with the ruling that she was to refinance and have my name removed from the mortgage. She has since defaulted on the loan and allowed the house to fall into foreclosure. Since my name is still on the lo...

    Amy’s Answer

    Yes. You will need to file a Motion to Enforce or a Motion for Contempt. The action you file depends on what remedy you are seeking. You should contact a family law attorney in your area to assist you.

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  • Moved to maine and have child support in Florida

    I moved to maine last month and transfered my license to maine and now florida is trying to suspend them for non payment but I've been sending money weekly but not the required amount. Can they suspend my maine license or move my case to maine?

    Amy’s Answer

    If your child support order is out of a Florida court, you should contact support enforcement in Florida to take care of this. It sounds like you are paying something, just not the entire amount. If so, you may be able to work out some sort of payment arrangement that will keep them from suspending your license. You may need a Florida attorney to help you with this.

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  • Do we need a lawyer to have joint custody of a minor child if both parents are on the birth certificate?

    My son has a daughter with an ex girlfriend and wants to be able to see her, but the mother is keeping her from him.

    Amy’s Answer

    As your son is the child's biological father, he has the same rights to his daughter that his ex does. However, if he wants to be able to enforce those rights, he will need to have them set forth in a Court order. He should file a Parental Right and Responsibilities action and ask the Court to determine his rights, including a contact schedule. Once an order is in place that specifically sets forth his rights of contact, his ex will not be able to keep his daughter from him.

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  • My ex won't pay child support she is 5 year behide and I'm still paying medical on my kid which she should how do I get her to

    I have full custy of my 6 year old daughter. Her mom live in another state she work but she isn't paying anu thing

    Amy’s Answer

    It sounds like you may need to file a motion for contempt or a motion to enforce the child support order. You may be able to get help from the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS). You should contact an attorney who specializes in family law if you need the assistance of counsel.

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  • Ownership of home through divorce

    While married I bought a house. It is only my name on the mortgage and deed and not my wives. We separated and she won't let me return. I want to list the house to sell it. What are my rights to sell and to return to a home only in my name on th...

    Amy’s Answer

    Regardless of whose name is on the deed and mortgage, with limited exceptions, property purchased during the marriage is marital. Therefore your wife has rights to the property. Whether she has the right to keep you out of it depends on the situation that caused you to leave and if there is a court order requiring you to stay out.

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  • If someone assaulted me & my parents pressed charges is there anyway I could drop them?

    This girl & me had a disagreement and I got punched. So my parents pressed charges. Now me and the girl are good with eachother but my parents won't drop the charges. Is there anyway that I can drop the charges?

    Amy’s Answer

    I agree that once a complaint is in the hands of the prosecutor, the ability to charge is out of the hands of the victim. However, in cases such as this, the prosecutor may not be able to proceed without a cooperative victim/witness. If you truly want to ensure that the girl does not get convicted, you should talk to an attorney about possible representation. You should NOT talk to the prosecutor unless or until you are subpoenaed or otherwise compelled to testify.

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