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  • What is a legal blue light traffic stop. Front head lights or no headlights.

    I was followed then stopped at a public gas station. I didn't see any blue just front headlights flashing.

    Lloyd’s Answer

    I agree with Attorney Woods. An office can use any means of notification to get you to pull over, blue lights are not required.

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  • How can you divorce a wife who wont move out of house and wont agree to divorce even after cheating and drinking to excess

    its been a long time coming and many bouts of medical emegency room visits from drinking too much and lying and cheating and not able to work because she cant stop drinking during lunch hours its time to move on there are no minor children involved

    Lloyd’s Answer

    Habitual intoxication and adultery are both grounds for a divorce in Georgia. As the other attorneys have recommended, contact a local Georgia divorce attorney to begin proceedings.

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  • Going to the divorce , i sold the house ,, what could happen ?

    Ok ,, after 2 years marriage ,, she cheated, we agree on divorce, she sign the house and the land to me and she took the car,, i waited maybe she come back , but after a year she fill for divorce on the base on separation,, now i sold the house an...

    Lloyd’s Answer

    Based on your limited information it is difficult to answer your question. You need to contact a divorce attorney and let him review her Complaint with you and see what she is requesting. It appears the upcoming hearing is what is called a Temporary Hearing and you may not like the results if you are not prepared.

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  • Can I sue my step dads son for expenses I paid on his funeral. I have no legal rights over his estate? He took everything.

    My step dad left a insurance policy for me. I used it to pay half of the funeral expenses. But his biological son has all rights and took all of his assets. Can I sue for my money back since I have no legal obligation to pay.

    Lloyd’s Answer

    If an estate has been opened and is still open, then you can file a creditor's claim in the Lancaster Probate Court.
    The court can give you the form to fill out. They are located at 101 N Main St, Lancaster, SC 29720.
    If an estate has not been opened, you may be able to open the estate as a creditor and be named the personal representative of the estate but for that I would recommend that you retain an attorney.

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  • My mom had a lifetime estate does it have to go through probate to go back to the ex husband

    Fyi

    Lloyd’s Answer

    The above attorneys are correct. Normally the ex husband would be responsible for filing any necessary paperwork to show that he is now the sole owner of the property. You need to contact the probate court in the county of her residence to see if probate of her other assets is required. You can use a small estate affidavit if there is no real estate and her personal property is less than $25,000.

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  • What would someone have to do to get an annulment?

    My mother got married in march and she realized she made a mistake. He's a drunk and very angry and hurtful. She wants to get an annulment, what would she have to do?

    Lloyd’s Answer

    The above attorneys are correct. It appears that she will have to get a divorce. Whether she can file for an "at fault" divorce or have to get a separation and wait the one year to finalize the divorce is something that she should discuss with an attorney. Here is a link to the grounds for divorce in South Carolina.

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  • I have a warrant out for my arrest (theft) First time offense ever. When I go to turn myself in, what should I expect?

    I was accused of stealing a ring. This warrant has been out for months.

    Lloyd’s Answer

    If this is your first offense, you will normally be released on a personal recognizance bond after you are booked and appear before the magistrate. However, you may want to contact a bondsman prior to going to the LEC or either have someone available to post bond for you. It is much better to turn yourself in rather than have them pick you up.

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  • If i inherit some land while married but latter deed the land in mine and my wife name does she have a right to half in a divorc

    divorce property to divide

    Lloyd’s Answer

    A deed in both names normally creates a tenancy in common which means that each party owns half. However, in a divorce, everything is negotiable.

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  • I am in a common law relationship and it is recognize here. What are my rights? We have kids and property together.

    Lived as a married couple for 9 years. He was the sole provider throughout the relationship.

    Lloyd’s Answer

    I agree with Attorney Nelson. Although common law marriage is recognized in South Carolina, it is not favored in the law and there is a high burden of proof. I have attached a link below that will explain what is required for a court to find that you are common law married. However, since children are involved, you need to contact an attorney for assistance with custody, child support, etc. and also for a determination on whether you need to actually file for a divorce since there is no such thing as a common law divorce. I would suggest that you retain someone that has actually tried some common law cases.

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  • Wife and Husband separated.Mortgage in husband name only being foreclosed on. Is wife responsible for mortgage? Deed both names.

    Wife had no idea about foreclosure until letter came. Have been separated over 6 months and are still separated. Husband was to pay mortgage during separation period,but fail to do so. The deed is in both names. Is wife responsible for other debt...

    Lloyd’s Answer

    I agree with Attorney Silver. You need to consult with a South Carolina Divorce attorney as soon as possible to avoid losing any equity that you may have in the home. See the link below for more information on the division of marital property in South Carolina.

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