Any South Carolina speeding ticket that a young driver receives is probably going to increase your parents insurance rates so it is very important that you drive safely and within the speed limit. Your parents should retain a local attorney to assist you and work with the officer or prosecutor for a reduction of some type to lessen the impact of this violation. You do not want a 4 point ticket on your record.
Where there are minor children involved you need to retain your own attorney to draft the marital settlement agreement. This is absolutely something that you should not try to do on your own. Words that you think mean one thing may actually mean something different in a legal document. Your attorney can draft a restraining order that will stand up in court.
The laws in Puerto Rico as to the handling of estates is vastly different from that in the US. While I am sure that you trust your brother, I would urge you to contact an attorney in PR to represent you in this situation. The power of attorney needs to be a specific power of attorney rather than a general power of attorney.
SECTION 62-2-901. Delivery of will to judge of probate; filing.
Every executor, devisee, legatee, trustee, guardian, attorney, or other person having in his possession, custody, or control any last will and testament, including any codicil or codicils thereto, of any person dying must within thirty days after notice or knowledge of the death of the testator deliver such last will and testament, including any codicil or codicils thereto, to the judge of the probate court having jurisdiction...
Contact a Greenville Divorce attorney. Attorney Runge and the other attorneys are absolutely correct. This is considered a long term marriage and you may be entitled to alimony. You are also entitled to an equitable division of the marital estate and to file for custody of your children. In a divorce, each case fact specific and you do need a Greenville divorce attorney to assist you.
The other attorneys are correct. The divorce is not final until the judge signs the order. As to whether the government acknowledge your new marriage, that depends entirely on the circumstances and the country but you must be divorced first.
In order to file for a divorce in South Carolina, residency requirements must be met for the family court to accept the case. If the court discovers it does not have jurisdiction to hear the divorce it will not be accepted or it will be dismissed. In order to file an action for a divorce, the plaintiff must have lived in South Carolina at least one year prior to filing for a divorce or, if the plaintiff lives in another state, the defendant must have lived in South Carolina for one year. While...
I agree with the above attorneys. It will be necessary to have a Qualified Domestic Relations Order signed by the judge in order to properly divide the retirement accounts. You do not wait until retirement but it is a part of the divorce process and something that should be handled by an attorney.
The answer is no, the settlement agreement cannot be enforced since it was never entered as a court order. Further, one spouse cannot disinherit the other spouse but you have to immediately make your claim with the probate court.. You are entitled to one third of his estate. I would suggest that you contact a probate attorney immediately for assistance. For more information on the spousal elective share click on the link below.
This is a very common scam that I have seen numerous times. Usually you do not actually owe the money and they have picked up your name from somewhere. They usually try to frighten your spouse into paying. They are professional scammers and they know exactly what to say. You cannot be arrested for not paying back a payday loan. You need to file a report with the local FBI office at
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