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David Jay Sternberg

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  • Do I need a real estate attorney?

    I bought my home 5 years ago. I have lived there full time for 2. We get runoff flooding onto our property from a farm field 3 properties to the north. I do not recall this being disclosed to us at the time we purchased the house. Do I have any re...

    David’s Answer

    Yes, you do need a real estate attorney.

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  • Am I eligible for spousal support?

    I was married in '91, divorced in '03, never remarried and currently disabled. Do I have rights as a parent to see my child? What rights do I have?

    David’s Answer

    You still haven't given us enough facts. See my answer to your earlier question.

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  • Am I eligible for spousal support?

    I was married in '91, divorced in '03, never remarried and currently disabled.

    David’s Answer

    You haven't given us enough facts to properly answer your question. Does the judgment entry granting the divorce state the court retains jurisdiction to modify spousal support? Since it is 12 years, I doubt that the court retained jurisdiction in which case the answer is no.

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  • I am 38 years old and cannot work due to diabetes , social anxiety, depression. Can I sue my father for back child support?

    My father is a doctor in Chino, California and I am 38 years old in Yorkville, Ohio. I am an adult but I am unable to work because of diabetes and the associated factors, social anxiety and depression. To my knowledge there has never been a DNA te...

    David’s Answer

    Under Ohio law you have waited too long. The time in which to enforce a support obligation under Ohio law has ran.

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  • What all Does "gross" include on a child support review?

    Mother of my child gets settlement money each month for 20 yrs. She doesnt report it on her review, is that considered gross?

    David’s Answer

    Attorney Hale's answer is correct. You should meet with an attorney to discuss the particulars in your case.

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  • In Ohio child Emergency pick-up order from another state, does Ohio court should first review it and approve after receive it?

    Wonder what else could stop an out of state in Ohio from another state requests an Emergency Verified Child Pick-up Order. What can a Respondent lawyer does to stop it? Overall, what can keep the child from leaving Ohio to the other state........

    David’s Answer

    There is a statutory procedure for this situation which does provide safe guards. However, there are several counties which will permit pick up and removal without following the statutory procedure. In those counties if there is a valid out of state order reviewed by the juvenile judge of the county, they will permit the pick up and removal. The Defendant/Respondent should secure an attorney who will know what options there are.

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  • Does a husband and wife have legal rights concerning their children's care? What if they separate, who will have authority?

    If child is taken to doctor will one parent have rights to information from diagnosis? Will the parent separate from spouse and child have equal rights? Does a mother have more jurisdiction than father of their child?

    David’s Answer

    I agree with Attorney Sommers' answer. I would add that if the parties are not married, and there are no court orders, then mother's rights are superior by statute.

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  • What can I do about a mother who has little contact with child?

    I am a Father who got full custody of my Daughter a little over 2 years ago. The exact day I received full custody the mother text me and told me to come pick her up. Since then it has been almost 2 years since she has seen her and almost a year s...

    David’s Answer

    First, as to child support you can file a motion to modify child support. You have change of circumstances since the guidelines presume the non-custodial parent will visit the child which under most court's visitation guidelines is between 25% to 35% of the time. Hence, because she doesn't exercise her time, there should be a deviation of the support guidelines up. Second, as to your wife adopting your daughter, her mother may sign off in order to avoid support. In any case you may not need her consent if there has been no contact. Get a lawyer.

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  • Can a non parent get medical and school records for the child they are trying to get custody of?

    I am the maternal Aunt trying to get custody of my nice from her father. My sister had full custody but passed away a few months ago. I am trying to prove why the child's father is unfit and need medical records to show how he is not taking care o...

    David’s Answer

    No, you cannot get the records. Except if you are in Juvenile Court, your attorney can subpoena such records. Absent the power of subpoena you have no rights to her records since you are not the guardian. If you don't have an attorney, you should retain one.

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  • Mortgage changed hands from counrtywide to boa to SPS but deutsche bank foreclosed on property can that happen without knowing

    BOA purchased our loan from countywide, a long story short BOA finally refused to help us and the only thing they offered us was a deed in lieu and we had to move out 7/30/12 and everything would be final in the month of 8/12 but then sold it to S...

    David’s Answer

    I agree with the prior answers. You haven't given us enough information to make a determination. It would help to know what you want to achieve. You need to consult with an attorney immediately.

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