A transcript from a prior hearing can be used to impeach the testimony of the Father. It is done on Cross examination. You must first get the witness to commit to the lie and then confront him with the prior testimony
One man married to two women: First marriage is the legal marriage. Second marriage is void as bigamy is not allowed in the USA. Perhaps, given this man's track record there could be a third wife out there somewhere.
In answer to the question about an upcoming trial and the use of a recording in a foreign language: Is the person attempting to offer the recording in to evidence a participant in the conversation of the recording? Why is the recording being offered in to evidence? Once these questions are answered, , then the recording will have to be converted to a transcript that is certified by someone recognized by the court as meeting the requirements of making the certified transcript. The party to the...
If you are in a divorce action and the trial keeps getting put off, you need to know the reason why. If the trial is delayed because of the judges schedule, then there is very little that you can do. If the trial is delayed for months, your remedy is to demand a speedy trial. I repeat,
demand a trial.
Much depends on your ability to communicate with your lawyer. Is the lawyer skilled in matrimonial law. Does the lawyer have trial experience? Who is the judge? The best approach is to...
If you are required by written Agreement or a Court decission, to pay for camp then it doesn't matter who the bill is sent to. Call the camp and have them fax you a copy of the bill. Visit the camp and see if it is a place you want your kid to go. Get involved.
Court awarded custody to grandmother? Why? How long was he living with the grandmother prior to your petitioning the court for custody? Are you the biological father? Is the child's grandmother, your mother? The I have more questions than answers and will need more information.
As for the Home Study, they want to make sure that you have a suitable home for the child. Including his own bed etc.
How much time has gone by since you petitioned the court for custody?
In order for someone to proceed on grounds of abandonment the abandonment must have been for one or more years prior to the commencement of an action. An alternative may be cruel and inhuman treatment of the person claiming the abandonment.
Which parent gets custody? 1) What is the best interest of the child? 2) What is the status quo? 3) which parent is best able to foster a relationship between the non-residential parent and the child. The answers to these questions will give you a good idea as to who gets custody
Spousal Maintenance in New York State is now regulated by Domestic Relations Law Section 236 5-a. It is designed to protect the non-monied spouse until a more formal solution can be arrived at. Maintenance is tied in to the length of the marriage and also considers the standard of living enjoyed by husband and wife immediately prior to the commencement of the action. Child support can be awarded in addition to Spousal Maintenance and is designed to provide the children with food, shelter and...
There are two issues that have been raised:
1) Child Support - if the Father is making money, he will be required to pay child support;
an issue was raised as to the Father receiving Food Stamps. Why is he receiving the benefit of Food Stamps? Is he capable of working? Has he made a goodfaith attempt to find work. The child support calculation for two children is to take annual earnings for 2012 and subtract FICA (4.2% for 2012 and 6.2% for 2013) and Medicare 1.45%. The balance of income...