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Eileen D. Jacobs

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  • Will I get a divorce decree mailed to me also? What does this mean?

    6/16/2015 FINAL JUDGMENT OF DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE/DOM REPORT MAILED TO BUREAU: 7-10-15 - Recorded (OR.3203.724 / 3003835) 6/11/2015 FINAL JUDGMENT OF DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE/DOM REPORT MAILED TO BUREAU: 7-10-15 6/11/2015 CASE CLOSED ...

    Eileen’s Answer

    The way to get a meaningful answer is either to speak to an attorney in your county or call the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court. I would agree with my colleague that it appears that the Clerk will mail a copy of the Final Judgment to the Bureau of Vital Statistics next month. Also this docket entry shows that the Final Judgment was recorded in the Official Records of your county, which is standard, as is closing the case once the Final Judgment has been entered. Hope that helps.

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  • I would like to get a divorce. My husband is in New Jersey do I need a nj lawyer?

    I live in Florida but could file in Nj if needed

    Eileen’s Answer

    The answer to your question is dependent on a number of factors, including where the two of you last lived together as husband and wife, what you are trying to accomplish in he divorce (e.g. whether you want to just dissolve the marriage or whether you want to divide property or get support for yourself or support for a child of the marriage and how long you have lived in Florida). I strongly suggest that you consult with an experienced family law attorney in your area.

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  • Child support

    I am trying to get my DL back after 2 years not having one because of child support. The last I checked it would be $1000.00 now and 1000.00 a month I haven't worked sense Feb 2012. I was a truck driver for 25 years. DL is everything to me

    Eileen’s Answer

    Your question is not clear. You may either want to repost it or seek a consultation with an experienced family law attorney in your area.

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  • My husband filed for divorce in Fl, no children, no property. The petition states there are no marital assets or liabilities.

    can my mother in law force me to leave the jewelry she gifted me in the marriage, i am leaving the house tomorrow.

    Eileen’s Answer

    No, she cannot force you to leave the jewelry. It might be wise to have someone with you when you are moving out, in order to avoid issues. Also, you might have your cell phone handy, in the event of violence.

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  • Death dates relationship to Wills.

    In case of an accident where both spouses pass at different times, what is the time that has to pass before the second dying spouse's will directs the distributions? I heard it was 30 days. So if John dies outright but Mary(spouse) dies 10 days la...

    Eileen’s Answer

    The answer to your question is in part governed by state law and in part by the language of the wills in question. Consult with an experienced probate attorney in your area, bringing with you a copy of the wills and having, if possible, the date of death of each person.

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  • Husband kicked me out of our ny home I went to my parents in Florida can I file for Divorse

    He is giving me very little money and refuses to give me more saids I have nothing that belongs to me in the house but I do ...what should I do .. No job no money but am looking hard for a job

    Eileen’s Answer

    While you can file for divorce in Florida, it may not be your best choice. Florida has jurisdiction to dissolve your marriage, but does not have jurisdiction to award spousal support or divide marital property or help you get back any of your individual property that may still be in the house where your husband is residing. I strongly suggest that you consult with an experienced family law attorney in New York in the same city where your husband is residing.

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  • Can i still get equal time sharing if i work up to 60 hr a week?

    My son is 15th month old and spends majority of the time with his mom. i never had him for a overnight because when i pick the child up its like he doesn't know who i am. i know i have been absence for a long time and it might cause some distress ...

    Eileen’s Answer

    It is possible to get equal timesharing, however, it not likely under the scenario that you described. You should consult with an experienced family law attorney in your area, who is familiar with the preferences of the judges in your county.

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  • Family Law - Florida. C corporations earnings as income.

    The Husband owns 2 companies, both C corporations. Using a hypothetical example that both companies have a combined net profit of $100,000; however, the sole owner "pays himself" $50,000. For the purpose of divorce proceedings in Florida, which in...

    Eileen’s Answer

    It would not merely be the salary , which the owner chooses to pay himeself.

    These sorts of cases frequently need to expertise of a forensic accounting. And you would certainly need an experienced family law attorney to assist you.

    Good luck with your case.

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  • I am interested postnuptial agreements.

    My husband and I just moved to Florida from NY. We both prefer NY over Florida but are here because of his job. We decided to give it 2 years here and see how it goes. Recently we found out we are expecting. My fear is that we will have the baby a...

    Eileen’s Answer

    Your question is also your answer. A post-nuptial agreement could certainly address that issue. Without the post-nuptial agreement and, in the event of a divorce, you would only be able to relocate with the court's permission, which, sometimes, can be difficult to obtain.

    Be aware, though, that any "children's issue" is subject to a best interest of the child standard at that time (i.e. when the judge is looking at the issue down the road). This means that you can never be 100% certain that the agreement would be upheld, since the judge will be looking at the child's best interest. The agreement substantially increases the likelihood, however, that you would be able to relocate.

    Consult with an experienced family law attorney in your area.

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  • My daughter died unmarried and intestate. How do I obtain the right to examine and/or close accounts and other documents?

    Banks and credit card issuers will not give me information without a power of attorney. I am the next of kin and need to resolve issues that are coming up.

    Eileen’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues. You would need to open a probate estate. Speak to an experienced probate attorney in your area.

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