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  • How do I kick out my girlfriend of 20 years?

    We live in Atizona, and she has residency. I can not live with her any longer. What do I need to do to remove her legal and perminently?

    Jeff’s Answer

    You could look into getting an order of protection if there is domestic violence. Otherwise, I'd contact a real estate attorney about evicting her.

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  • What are the rules of a no contact order?

    My brother is going through a divorce and his soon to be ex has created lies to get him in trouble. When the judge puts a no contact order, is it okay for his wife to be calling him none stop harassing him at work and stocking his current residents?

    Jeff’s Answer

    If there is an order of protection, then she should be having no contact with him at all unless the order allows it under certain circumstances (ie., communication via text message regarding the children). If she is violating the order, he can call the police and report the violation which may result in a domestic violence charge.

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  • Using a check in a manner other than cashing or depositing. Is this legal?

    Someone recently wrote me a check in the name of a business I no longer have. I used the check info (route,acct) to pay a bill. Unable to get in touch with the issuing party and soon to expire, I used the routing, accounting and check numbers off ...

    Jeff’s Answer

    I would say that this is definitely NOT legal. They wrote you a check but it was payable to the wrong person. You should have just had them write your name on the check, too, or issue a new check. You could be liable for fraud or identity theft if they make a big stink about it so I would definitely not do this again.

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  • Child grown up still paying .stop the madness

    18 year old girl not in school .her mother wont prove nothing

    Jeff’s Answer

    You will likely need to file with the court to terminate support. Contact a local attorney to start the process. I once filed for a guy who was still paying child support to his ex for their 35 year old son!!!

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  • Now that gay marriage is legal in the United States if a American guy married a guy from another country would it make him legal

    He's been in this country for 5 years now

    Jeff’s Answer

    Sort of...you would still need to file for citizenship based on marriage, though. It's not just an automatic thing.

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  • Who gets to keep the engagement ring if the marriage was called off according to the statutes in the state of South Carolina?

    I proposed to my girlfriend and gave her a very expensive engagement ring. To my dismay, I later discovered her true personality, which was angry and contentious, because she started treating me very badly. I, therefore, made the decision to call ...

    Jeff’s Answer

    I would make a call to a family law attorney in South Carolina to make sure but, in my jurisdiction (Arizona), the engagement ring is a GIFT and I have litigated it in court here, too. She gets to keep the ring in Arizona but there may be case law or civil remedies to get it back. The downside is that the attorneys fees might outweigh the cost of getting the ring back. Still, it's a heck of a lot cheaper to have found out now than after 17 years of marriage.

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  • Do I need a new attorney?

    Dealing with a custody battle with my husbands ex. She has repeatedly made false child abuse allegations, it has been investigated and there has been no abuse found. Our lawyer has met with her and her lawyer and her agreement is that she wants cu...

    Jeff’s Answer

    If you are not happy with your current attorney, definitely interview a few others and find one that fits. It happens all of the time.

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  • Is it possible for my uncle to adopt me when I'm an adult?

    I'm 26 years old and my uncle who is a US citizen wants to adopt me, is it possible to get a green card if I was adopted by my american uncle? Please note that I'm not an American citizen, however my uncle is and he resides in Virginia and he's ...

    Jeff’s Answer

    In Arizona, where I practice, you would be out of luck but most states do allow adults to be adopted if the adult consents to the adoption. There may be some hiccups with the situation, though, like severing the parental rights of your existing parents. Contact a Virginia attorney to discuss the situation in greater detail. You should probably contact an immigration attorney, too, to see if this is really a viable way to citizenship.

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  • Do I need a family lawyer? Is the father allowed to let the stepmother make doctor appointment and docs without my consent?

    Father has residential primary custody, I have not been included on docs appts etc with the excuse that I don't have a car.

    Jeff’s Answer

    While I am not licensed in your jurisdiction, I can say that in Arizona there is no requirement that one parent let the other know about scheduling of doctors appointments. After the fact, the other parent should let you know how the appointment went and if there were any issues. You could call the doctor with questions, too.

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  • Am i legally marred?

    I married an legal. i didn't realize i was still married at the time, i found out a year after we married,that i still had one or two documents to sign to legalize my divorce.My current husband and I are no longer together,for three years now,we l...

    Jeff’s Answer

    Regan is right, your marriage is void in Arizona and you need to file to have it annulled...not a huge problem. If you actually want to marry someone, though, you will need your current legal spouse before you marry again. So...you need to annul the void marriage and divorce the valid marriage and THEN you can get married again.

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