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Michael David Elkin

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  • Im married to one man but pregnant by another. Will this affect me.

    I have been separated from my husband sence 2007. I do not know were he is. I am currenty pregnant with my boyfriends baby. Can I put his name on my babys birth cirtificate. Will I get in trouble.

    Michael’s Answer

    The question should be discussed with an attorney as it has a couple of answers, at least according to Illinois law, where I am lisenced.

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  • Power of Attorney for a divorce?

    My friend is the Power of Attorney for her husband who is in prison, and she wants to divorce him. Since she is the Power of Attorney for him is she able to sign the divorce waiver for him? Or does he still have to sign the divorce waiver? Thank...

    Michael’s Answer

    In illinois, the place where I am licensed, you will need to go through a formal process and POA will not suffice.

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  • Is a divorce in Nevada recognized by the SA court?

    US citizen with duel SA residency married to a SA citizen with duel US citizenship via a green card married in SA.

    Michael’s Answer

    Do you mean to say South African?

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  • I'm perm resident & want to divorce. I've caused evictions, didn't file taxes and always underemployed. Do I get 50% assets?

    I had a history of not telling spouse re problems, leaving sp to cure. I had own busn + was home so could hide them. Sp had the $ to cure + would so to protect credit. Examples, I didn't file taxes and owed for 5 yrs. IRS went after sp wages, sp...

    Michael’s Answer

    You should really discuss this with a NJ attorney in a private forum.

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  • Can wife be ordered to continue 64 year old husband's health insurance coverage until he turns 65 when filing for Legal Sep?

    Husband on limited income due to disability. Wife is school teacher and has provided husband's health coverage for past ten years.

    Michael’s Answer

    In Illinois, where I am solely licensed, the judge may order what is equitable for the circumstances for the situation. So this could very well be the scenario in your case. Consult with an attorney from California.

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  • Can someone put a peace order on another person if they live together

    My cousin girlfriend had hit my husband three times in the face and even tried to spit on him and so he push her down and she hit her face on the door and bust her nose well she want and got a peace order on him and he lives here....so what should...

    Michael’s Answer

    I am solely lisenced in Illinois, you should get a domestic relations attorney to appear with your husband at the hearing if the first order was an emergency on not a plenary order (for a longer period of time. You should get an attorney and file your own petition.

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  • Warn to my husband

    me and my husband decide to live separate but now he give me hard time ..he follow me everywhere ,he give me call every time ..now what i do to protect my self

    Michael’s Answer

    I'm lisenced in Illinois, so you should contact a Pensilvania attorney to seek an order of protection to see if you qualify for an order of protection.

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  • I had obtained a civil protection order in cshocton county Ohio am currently going thru divorce proceedings in Cambridge Ohio my

    children are included on order can the magistrate in divorce proceedings allow their biological father visitation and overrule the protection order?

    Michael’s Answer

    I am only licensed in Illinois, but typically the divorce judge will allow visitation (at least monitored/supervised) for your biological father. These are the standards in illinois, but you should consult an attorney in your jurisdiction.

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  • Can I make my financial affidavit private in a Florida divorce?

    My ex and I get along well enough, but I am not comfortable with him knowing where I work or how much I make. We have our own agreements as far as child custody and we have no assets to discuss. Personally, I would just rather him be uneducated on...

    Michael’s Answer

    Attorney is only licensed in Illinois. Please seek advice from Jacksonville attorney if your jurisdiction is in Jacksonville. You said, "Ex." Are you divorced, if not then you should ask this question of an attorney in a private forum.

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  • My husband left me and my 2 sons a yr ago. I have an attorney who is on maternity leave and we are hanging in limbo.Whati do\\\

    He stopped makng house pymts and I am 2 months behing. He hardly ever sees the kids 14 and 17. He travels with his girlfriend and won't give them money. I was a stay at home mom and work 20 hrs a week now for 10.00 hr. He makes 110.00 and give...

    Michael’s Answer

    I am licensed only in Illinois. So please seek the advice of an Arizona attorney to file an emergency motion for contribution of household expenses. His conduct does not resemble that of a parent that is interested in the best interest of his child.

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