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  • Im currently separated, and my wife sells out house profiting 105k, then leaves the state. whar can I do?

    The mortgage was in her name to keep my credit free to purchase other properties if we decided to. The deed was in both of our names, but the deed was in both of our names. She presented me with a quick claim deed, and after looking at it, there...

    Joseph’s Answer

    Hire a local experienced lawyer and file for divorce before she spends all the money!

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  • My husband has probetion so wee had an argument and neighbors call the police the police officer lies to me because he said ther

    He wasent arrested or anything but they took him for a mistake so sence he got that charge that means he violated probetion can i figjt the casa with a lawyer because its not fair they took him for no reason and with lies

    Joseph’s Answer

    Your husband will need a lawyer to get him through this situation, especially if he was already on probation. Contact a local experienced lawyer for a consultation.

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  • My son is 18yrs got arrested for LARC (GRAND THEFT 300 LESS THAN 5K DOLS) this is his first offense what do I do?

    Do I get a lawyer, asap and how many years of prison

    Joseph’s Answer

    Hire an experienced local lawyer. As a first offender, he may be eligible for a diversion program that may spare him a felony conviction. The sooner you consult with a lawyer, the better.

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  • Could I get my charges dropped to a misdemeanor? Or dropped completely?

    I went to the police and told them I was an accomplice to a burglary. Cooperated, gave information, and ultimately set the case into action. I got charged with burglary. I didn't enter the house, I didn't steal anything, and the codefendant has ye...

    Joseph’s Answer

    Confession may be good for the soul, but it is not a good legal tactic. You gave the prosecutor a proverbial "slam dunk." The prosecutor should take your good deed into consideration when making a plea offer, but he or she is not required to. Consult with a local experienced criminal defense attorney. Many offer a free initial consultation.

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  • A detective came to my house asking for the owner my mom. They say the car was involved in a burglary of conveyance.

    They ask to interview everyone in the house. Needless to say, all occupants have a criminal record. Never did they produce any pictures. They kept asking how I often I operate the vehicle. "I rarely operate the vehicle", I replied. The detective w...

    Joseph’s Answer

    I'm not sure what your question is, but stop talking to law enforcement and retain a lawyer.

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  • If my name is on my child's birth certificate and I am paying child support how can I get visitation?

    Me and my daughter's mother split up before she was born, my name is on her birth certificate and I'm paying child support on top of back pay but her mother refuses to let me see her. I have no clue where my child is and she has no clue I'm her da...

    Joseph’s Answer

    You will need to file a Pettion to esatblish a parenting plan. You have the right to see your daughter whether or not you are paying child support. Consult with a local family law attorney to discuss your case further. Many give a free initial consultation.

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  • My wife left 2 weeks ago she left me with 2 kids does she have any rights since she left i live in sw florida

    is she entitled to the kids and the stuff she left behind

    Joseph’s Answer

    Your wife does have "rights" even though she left the home. You should consult with a local experienced family law attorney ASAP a to discuss your case.

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  • How much would it be just for an lawyer to represent me in vop court date

    I Violated Probation For NonPayment And Not Turning in Blue Form For 3 months I have 3 kids and Just Had New Born there offer is 120 days in Jail I can't do those days In Jail and Help out there

    Joseph’s Answer

    Most lawyers will not quote a fee on an open forum such as this. Many, however, offer a free initial consultation. AVVO is a good source to find a lawyer.

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  • Simple Battery

    I got into a fight with a woman that attempted to make my husband leave me. They slept together while we were married. I have a simple battery charge pending on my account because I hit her after I found out about their relationship. Is there any ...

    Joseph’s Answer

    I agree with my colleague. Do not discuss your case on an open forum like this. You should consult a local experienced attorney ASAP. Many offer free consultations.

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  • Son&exwife granted TRO's. House-her name -he has to move out - no warning. She has a record. Any recourse for him? She beat him

    She beat him and he is going to file an assalut charge but before he could, they granted both TRO's, yet, he was served first and has to move out! She has a prior Misdeameanor for Oral Copulation on a minor in 2006, 3 yrs probation and jail time....

    Joseph’s Answer

    Your son should consult with an experience local family law attorney right away. Many offer free initial consultations.

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