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Lucreita D. Becude

Lucreita Becude’s Answers

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  • Idivorced my husband in 2005. I quitclaimed the house to him because he demanded it. Now he is defaulting. What do I do?

    Is there any verbage that the lawyer may have put in the decree that I could look for that would help me?

    Lucreita’s Answer

    If he is defaulting on the loan you might look to the court to repossess the house and have him moved out. Check with the lender on getting the debt refinanced or ask for assistance of their programs to keep the house from going into foreclosure. You may also be able to force him to pay the back payments but that would depend on his current situation. If your signed the Note as to the payment your credit will be affected by this.

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  • I have a landlord that doesn't play by the rules. first my house burned down back in august and he had no property insurance

    now i am in another one of his houses and there are electricity problems and i have been without power since friday can someone contact me so i can explain this mess

    Lucreita’s Answer

    Run to the nearest attorney. You are probably living in what is considered a non-habital residence due to no electricity. If you have a lease be sure to have an attorney read it before you do anything. You can have the landlord pay for you expenses and reimburse you for deposit and one month rent.

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  • I sent an individual in Florida a $1250 check To perform roof repairs. He never performed any the work ran off with the money.

    If I sue, can I 1) include My airfare to Florida to appear in court? 2) Include filing fees? 3) What would filing fees be? 4) What if he has no money to pay the settlement?

    Lucreita’s Answer

    I suggest you file a small claims action in the county this occurred. You can do it online. You do not have to appear in person - you can ask to appear by telephone. Once you have the judgment then go after garnishing his wages and/or checking and savings accounts. YOu need to be sure you judgment reflects attaching the fact information sheet which allows him an additional 45 days to provide the information to you and if he does not then you can put him in contempt of court.
    YOu can claim the court costs as part of your claim. However, be aware, if this guy has nothing, then a judgment will only sit on the records for a time but you will be without funds.

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  • Is a judgment from another county, considered a foreign judgment in the same state? Do i have to register it in the county where

    the other person is residing, for it to be enforced? It's a child pick-up order.

    Lucreita’s Answer

    This is not considered the same as a judgment. It is more of an arrest warrent. Take it to the local sheriff - tell him where the child is - he will explain what needs to be done from that point.

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  • I am married and i left my husband can i take my daughter from him until it is filled threw the courts and not give her back

    i just wanna know if i can get into trouble for taking her and not give her back to him until custody is set threw the courts

    Lucreita’s Answer

    It will depend on the circumstances as to why you left. Is your child in danger? I suggest you hire an attorney as soon as possible and get temporary custody with supervised visitation until a hearing can be held.

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  • When I file for custody, can i ask for confidential address filing for that, since I already have a TRO with address confidentia

    -lity?

    Lucreita’s Answer

    yes you can. However, you will need to provide a mailing address such as a Post Office address.

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  • I am filing for custody, but I no longer live in that state. The children lived in that state longer than in the state where

    we currently reside. Can I file in any county of the old home-state? We lived in various counties over the two years we were in that home state.

    Lucreita’s Answer

    You need to file in the county where the children are residing. I have to guess from what you are saying that the mother is a resident of the State and has the children. YOu on the other hand are living out of state but want custody of the children.

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  • I live in FL. My friend have agreed 2 donor his sperm but wants an agreement 2 relinguish his parental rights. How do I do this?

    We both live in FL. I am single.

    Lucreita’s Answer

    to relinquish parental rights a child must be born/existing. As long as the friend is consenting it will not be a complicated process

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  • If my child was born out of wedlock in Florida and the father lives out of state,

    WHAT DOES THE LAW REQUIRE IN FLORIDA, THAT BOTH PARENTS PAY FOR FLIGHT TRANSPORTATION FOR OUT OF STATE FLIGHTS TO VISIT THE FATHER OR CAN THE FATHER ALONE BE REQUIRED TO PAY FOR OUT OF STATE VISITATION?

    Lucreita’s Answer

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    I would establish paternity and child support. At the moment you are the sole care provided and primary custody of the child, you do not have to allow him visits. I suggest you do this because once he has the child, why would he send the child back? Just so you know, notarized statements do not stand up to the law. You much have a court order in order to get your child back.

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  • I am a father and i am paying 1200 a month for one child. can i change this back to what the state form says i should pay?

    i have had to buy groceries on credit card for last 6 months because i cant afford my child support, bills, rent and groceries. what are my options

    Lucreita’s Answer

    File a Modification of Child Support Petition - file a new Financial Affidavit and show your evidence that your income has decreased and you are not able to pay the higher amount.
    Evidence means that everything you put on the financial affidavit as payments and income, bring the papers suc h as wage statements and credit card payment statements or whatever you have to back up what you say.

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