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Jon Vincent Forehand

Moultrie Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. How can I file for a no fault divorce? Is a no fault divorce free?

    Answered about 5 years ago.

    1. Jon Vincent Forehand
    1 lawyer answer

    You seem to be somewhat confused about divorce terminology. A no- fault divorce refers to the grounds for the divorce. In Georgia the no fault ground is that the parties are separated, without hope of reconciliation so that the marriage is irretrievably broken. The ground for the divorce does not govern the cost. Normally cost is around $81 filing fee plus $25 sheriff's service fee.You can apply to have the court costs waived if you contact the clerk's office to file a pauper's affidavit....

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  2. I plead not guilty now i want to change my plea to guilty before i got to trial. can i do that?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Jon Vincent Forehand
    2. Patricia Gabrielle Abbott
    3. Carl Santos Cansino
    4. Howard Woodley Bailey
    4 lawyer answers

    You should always hire an attorney to represent you when you have been charged with a crime. In general you can notify the court prior to trial that you wish to change your plea. Since you are not represented you can also call the prosecutor to advise them of this change and he can advise you of when pleas will be taken.

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  3. Can I petition the court for a passport for my 5 year old. His father refuses to sign the DS-3053 form for paternal consent.

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Jon Vincent Forehand
    1 lawyer answer

    You definitely need an attorney to help you with the custody matter. If you click on my profile you can read a free legal guide that may help you obtain the passport.

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  4. In the event of a Divorce after 15 months (no kids), for what reason would a spouse be ordered to pay alimony?

    Answered about 5 years ago.

    1. Jon Vincent Forehand
    1 lawyer answer

    Under OCGA sec 19-5-5, any spouse may be awarded alimony as long as he or she is not guilty of desertion or adultery. Other factors are also considered when the parties are not able to agree including: 1. the participation each party had to the marital estate; 2. the duration of the marriage; 3. the future earning capacity and financial resources of each party; 4. the age and medical condition of each party; 5. the future earning capacity of each party; 6. the value of each party’...

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  5. What is considered possession. Can you be charged for a substance that was not on you taken out of your possession

    Answered about 5 years ago.

    1. Jon Vincent Forehand
    2. Keith Samuel Hasson
    3. Howard Woodley Bailey
    3 lawyer answers

    Georgia law recognizes actual and constructive possession. If you were in close proximity to the drugs when you fled it could be some evidence of constructive possession. However the State must prove more than mere presence at the scene of the crime. These determinations are generally jury questions and are very fact dependent. You should retain a good criminal defense attorney in your area.

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  6. Do all background checks for employment show all your criminal history?

    Answered 4 months ago.

    1. Jon Vincent Forehand
    2. Valerie Semmes Bouffiou
    2 lawyer answers

    Yes. Employment or educational background checks may not show matters which have been restricted or expunged. A law enforcement check will include additional matters. In addition, sometimes a state check through the GCIC or NCIC may not include federal records.

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  7. Can I adopt my married adult stepdaughter in Georgia?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Ikemesit Amajak Eyo
    2. Sherry Virginia Neal
    3. Birney O'Brian Bull
    4. Jon Vincent Forehand
    4 lawyer answers

    Your step daughter would have to consent to the adoption.

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  8. Adultry and divorce

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Jon Vincent Forehand
    2. Glen Edward Ashman
    3. Paula Jeanette Mcgill
    4. Christopher T. Anderson
    4 lawyer answers

    You may wish to contact Georgia Legal Aid in your area for assistance. Otherwise you can seek attorney's fees as part of the relief in the divorce action. Most divorce attorneys require a retainer so you may have to borrow money from family or friends up front but if the court finds that you should be awarded attorney's fees you would then have some ability to pay back the money you borrowed..

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  9. Can my exwife be sued for my personal credit card debts incurred while we were married?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Jon Vincent Forehand
    1 lawyer answer

    She can only be responsible if she was also on the account or in some cases if she used the account. Hire a good debt relief attorney in your area to discuss further details.

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  10. Is there any chance alimony will be awarded to her?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Jon Vincent Forehand
    2. Paula Jeanette Mcgill
    3. Damon Sharad Bivek
    3 lawyer answers

    Hire a good domestic relations attorney in your area. This is too important for you not to have the advise of counsel.

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