The firm is allowed to charge for discovery, but the fee has to be reasonable. The reason for the amount charged is in part to cause you to reconsider your request. If you think the amount is unreasonable, ask the court for input.
Background checks show a couple of things. First they show that you were arrested or charged in some matter. Then it shows the disposition of the charge. If you were arrested and the matter was dismissed, the arrest remains on the record and is accessible to those performing a background check. You should keep the documentation of the dismissal handy.
Your question is complex and I do not have all of the information to give you a definitive answer. However, ifi you are already divorced and you did not get alimony, it is probably too late to get alimony now. If you believe that the child support is unfair, you may be able to ask the court for a reduction. While I believe you need a lawyer's help, you can file a complaint to reduce child support by going down to the court house. Bring all of your financial records with you on the day of...
Most attorneys hire a firm to complete the QDRO. These firms usually know exactly what the requirements of every pension plan. In general, once the QDRO is completed by the actuarial firm, it is sent to the firm to approve the format. If the firm approves, then the QDRO is submitted to the court for signature and returned to the employer for action.
I don;t know what difficulties your attorney has encourtered. Ask him?
You must find shelter. If you want to keep your children, you must be able to put a roof over their heads. Call every relative that you know to see if someone will help you out. I assume that you have a job. Make sure that your children remain in school. Get a lawyer to help you work through all of the issues, one by one.
Your issue is very complex. You are in the middle of a divorce, and there is a child. Both parents want custody. For one of you, child support will be an issue. Visitation is at issue. These issues are to complicated to answer in an e-mail. You need to find an attorney right away because you only have 35 days to answer the complaint and file your counterclaim. The clock starts to run on the day that you were served with the complaint.
Don't wait. Consult a lawyer!
If you get picked up on a warrant, there is a good chance that the warrant will have issued because you violated probation. Once you are picked up, your entire criminal history will be researched before a bail is set. Therefore, it is highly likely that the VOP will surface. You might be well served to get a lawyer and surrender. By doing this, you might be able to structure the terms of your continued release on bail.
Your friend is in a lot of trouble. You need a lawyer to explain the ramifications of all of the issues involve. While I do not have all of the facts, it is highly unlikely that your friend will be eligible for pretrial intervention. This is a program designed to give first offenders of relatively minor offenses a second chance. Assault with a deadly weapon, which I am assuming was a car, is a serious crime. Leaving the scene of an accident carries several penalties which may not be...