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Robert M Chambers

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  • Ex-husband has severely and continuously disparaged wife to child. Child now needs professional help as a result.

    There is a considerable amount of proof of the disparagement. As a result, the child has had to undergo therapy, his personal life in in shambles, he may need to be sent to a military school to get his behavior under control, and yet the disparag...

    Robert’s Answer

    I agree with Ms Vasquez de Lara. For proof use your treating mental health provider who can testify to what the child has told her. Its not hearsay because it is history provided to a health care provider. Good luck.

    P.s.- sounds like dad is the one who needs the therapy.

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  • I am separated from my husband. But not legally.

    I just returned home to find out he has dropped me from our family health ins. Is that legal?

    Robert’s Answer

    I always wonder what an "illegal" separation might be! In addition to the other answers it's possible to file an action for separate maintenance which might include health insurance but if you did husband might file counter petition for divorce anyway.

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  • What is best way to serve spouse with supplemental petition if address is unknown but still has an attorney on file?

    I lost my job recently and need to modify child support determined in a divorce a year ago. I had trouble serving her a petition for dissolution of marriage in the first place as her address was unknown (intentional) and her attorney refused my pe...

    Robert’s Answer

    Local child support depository should gave current address as well as State of Florida Disbursement Unit

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  • My fiance, his purge was due yesterday, but we have the money today. His pay is over-garnished!

    He is ordered to pay another 800$, and have garnished wages, we said ok, np. Now, his last two paychecks, have been garnished for 65% and this week was 90% left him wth $17! What can we do?

    Robert’s Answer

    If there is an error causing an incorrect amount to be garnished absent an agrewnent from obligee you will need to have a corrective income withholding order entered.

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  • I need to file a petition, that I am the legal spouse of my late husband?

    We were married in Georgia, in 1967, and later separated. I now live in Florida. He never divorced me, but married another woman in 1998. He died in 2013. Now the other woman is claiming that she is entitled to his estate.

    Robert’s Answer

    If this were happening in Florida you would file with probate court a petition to determine beneficiaries. The state where husband died probably has a similar procedure. You need a lawyer there.

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  • My girlfriend is pregnant and having my child in 4 weeks. She is married in California and has filed for divorce.

    Her divorce wont be dissolved until May 2014. We live together in Florida. I want to know how I can make sure that my child has my name and I have parental rights. Please advise!! URGENT

    Robert’s Answer

    The best way to get what you want would be to stop having children out of wedlock. Much less with someone else's wife. That said once she's single you can get married. In the meantime sign up with Florida Putative Father registry.

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  • I am seeking Modification of Spousal Support. How much notice of potential witnesses must the Respondent's Attorney provide ?

    Civil case in Lee County, Florida.

    Robert’s Answer

    Ms. Augen's answer is excellent and a good example of the type info this forum is meant to provide.

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  • I am a single woman. My adult son is on probation for drugs .. He works but pays nothing. He is abusive and I am afraid of him.

    He says I cant throw him out because he gets mail here. He is also doing drugs in his room and says if I call the police that I will be locked up because I own the house and am responsible if any drugs are found. How can I get him out of my home?

    Robert’s Answer

    I agree with everything Ms Morcroft said. You provided bi details about abuse. It might be this is bad enough to be criminal in nature (call the cops) or be domestic violence (get an injunction against Dom viol.). Good luck.

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  • Can I do something about my 3 year old son being exposed to my soon to be ex husband’s new girlfriend and her child?

    My spouse is lying to me about seeing someone and I have a suspicion that they are also living together. We've been separated awhile and are about to start the process of divorce. My son hasn't seen his father in a year but I'm sure that will chan...

    Robert’s Answer

    If its the girlfriend you object to even though its poor parenting on his part you might as well get used to it. Blended families are the "rule" in this modern age rather than an exception. If the "things son may be exposed to" are either matters such as dv, drugs, criminal activity than you should set limits and if husband won't agree than need temporary parenting plan from court taking these matters into consideration. Good luck.

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  • Is it okay if my stepson is in the care of someone that had her own kids taken away?

    I am separated and my step son is living with, and currently out of state on vacation, my sister in law. She had her kids taken from her about a year ago from the state of florida. I am in fear for my biological children and that they are being se...

    Robert’s Answer

    Ms Augen's advice, as usual, is absolutely correct!

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