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Glen Edward Ashman

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  • Who receive custody after a parent dies?

    My sister has passed away she has a 5 month old child father is trying to get custody his name is not on the birth certificate and I'm next of kin. Can a friend or the family or the child's father take custody

    Glen’s Answer

    The natural father assuming he files the correct legal work will almost always get custody, as he is the next of kin. (If he does not do certain steps, he may not). Other family members may have grounds to challenge that in some cases. That challenge requires a lawyer.

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  • Can you file for divorce and still be intimate with your spouse?

    My Husband file for divorce but we are still having sex and he committed adultery.

    Glen’s Answer

    No! To get a divorce, the two of you must have ceased sex and continue to cease sex during the marriage. Unless your husband commits perjury, your case is about to be over. Why have you not yet gotten a lawyer? Get one. File a new divorce. And stop seeing your husband unless the two of you plan to reconcile (your sex with him after knowing about the adultery has taken away your ability to use that in a divorce as grounds.)

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  • Child support lowered

    I have a kid from a previous relationship. Since then I've had a DNA test and I'm the father but I'm not legitimized. I currently married for 4 years and have had two more kids.. My wife has 2 from previous marriage. Since I'm the only one working...

    Glen’s Answer

    Your wife's two children are not counted; they are not your legal responsibility. Your two children MAY optionally be factored in, and a good attorney may make the difference. Why have you not chosen to legitimate the child, which would get you visitation (most likely) and would be a vehicle to determine child support?

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  • Me and my husband need to have our living wills made. How do we get started and how much does this cost.

    We both are in our 50's .I'm concerned because. 5 yrs ago he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. We both have grown children and wish to be cremated.

    Glen’s Answer

    I suspect you mean wills (living wills, generally no longer used, refer to life support and have been replaced by health care directives which you also may want to do). AVVO does not allow any of we lawyers to post fees, but costs for most wills are very expensive. You can get quotes by clicking links on lawyer's names here on AVVO. Given your family health issues, and I am sorry to hear of them, it is very prudent to look into wills, health care directives, powers of attorney and related planning.

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  • Can I get anything from my husband in a divorce if he has moved back in with his ex after nearly 2 years of marriage (5/10/13)

    I've been married to my husband for nearly 2 years. He has left home 18 times and moved back with his ex-girlfriend (no lie!). The 18th time, I put him out, because he wouldn't stay away from her, or take her name off his cars and insurance. He wi...

    Glen’s Answer

    Alimony and settlements are rare in short marriages, and you didn't post about what would be central to the answer - your respective economic positions in the marriage. And while conduct may influence outcome, the 18 time syoiu took him back are likely to work against you. See a ;awyer with the details, as the details you did not post matter.

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  • Im a single father, i live in Georgia and would like to get a divorce from someone in Colorado, Is that possible

    we were married in Colorado, we have a son he lives with me and we already have a legal separation

    Glen’s Answer

    Your post is confusing,. If you're a single father you're already divorced. Additionally, since Georgia does not have legal separations, that had to happen in another state. If you are actually married, it is possible that you can be divorced here. That depends a great deal on the language of that legal separation, and how long the child has been in Georgia, and where your wife lives. No one can answer your question without reading your legal separation and getting far more information than you posted. Make an attorney's appointment ASAP (you can use the links here on AVVO to reach attorneys).

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  • What rights does a father have if he finds out after his child is one that he isnt the biological father

    at 17 my son got with a 24 year old female after a few weeks she was pregnant. they didn't get married but moved in together. he signed the birth certificate and baby has his last name. the child is now 1 year old and she left him and said he coul...

    Glen’s Answer

    Unleess he ;legitimated the child he has no rights. And since the DNA test says he is not the father, he is not going to get a judge to give him those rights now.

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  • I got a letter from the law offices of Michael Ira asen saying I have to pay back 1,000 dollars. What should I do? Atlanta,ga

    They said I got 21 days to pay it back in full but I'm only a high school senior and now I'm jobless so that's impossible to back

    Glen’s Answer

    It is probably a scam as there is no Georgia lawyer with that name. And, even if you borrowed money, debts from before you turned 18 are not enforceable. Have your parents show the letter to their lawyer.

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  • Can i get back childsupport reduction

    due to the child is marraig and have 3 children,,live on her own,,and the cus-studious mother and her house hold income is at least $100,000 a yr

    Glen’s Answer

    Child support can NEVER be retroactively reduced. It can be reduced or eleiminated for FUTURE payments. See a lawyer.

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  • Are their any pro bono lawyers?

    I have a friend in Georgia who doesnt work. Thanks in part to her husband for getting her fired not just once. She took a domestic violence test and scored 9/10 only thing he hasn't done is physically hurt her. They have 2 boys and her friends an...

    Glen’s Answer

    Depending on her county, she should be calling Georgia Legal Services, Atlanta Legal Aid, or her county bar association. Since you left out her county I cannot tell you which. (I changed your practice area to Divorce since you posted on part of AVVO with nothing to do with divorce, meaning most divorce lawyers wer going to miss the post).

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