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  • We are looking for a family law attorney who can help us calculate actual custody percentage.

    We are looking for a family law attorney who can help us calculate actual custody percentage. It is currently set at 50/50 with myself as the primary caregiver, but on her ON weeks, I pick up the kids from school and keep them until she gets off w...

    Michael’s Answer

    In our county we count overnights but not days. So count "nights" to determine custody time.

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  • What can I do sue the city or police department I don't know what to do

    I have called the cops so many times where there has been damage to my property and also my husband has been a victim of a crime caught on security cameras and witness the cops have not helped us at all these people are harassing us as well. Inste...

    Michael’s Answer

    Often improved communications and a victim rights claim can help. I am familiar with this kind of situation and this police department ; and am willing to help please call my office (760)347-4445 or email harringtonlaw@aol.com

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  • How do I petition my daughter not go to the home as the condition is poor and how can I get my 3 cats as I feel they could die?

    Hi I am in Riverside County CA. I am legally separated and I have joint custody of my 15 year old daughter and I have primary. My separated spouse has ask for her maybe 2 times a month and she never calls her daughter. Our child has her own pho...

    Michael’s Answer

    You need an Emergency Order , File a Request For Orders Re Custody

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  • Can I File a counter lawsuit in response to unlawful detainer when a landlord doesnt make it accessible for my disabled child?

    I am a single dad with two children, one terminally ill with muscular dystrophy. I have struggled at times, but always paid rent. November was particularly difficult and I recieved a 3 day notice. I explained my situation and asked her if sh...

    Michael’s Answer

    You are supposed to file an Answer with the court , if you did then hopefully you claimed "un -inhabitable premises " and "breach of contract" citing that the unit was to be fit for handicap needs. You would need photographs and perhaps medical records. With an attorney you should be able to get more time to resolve this out of court.

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  • Is there a probability of getting sole custody?

    I'm seeking advice in the unknown, reason why I am seeking, however I have posted before and I received pretty rude responses. Anyways, My ex husband was previously charged with INFLIC CORP INJ SPSE/COH in 2013, received 3 years probation and ange...

    Michael’s Answer

    Such arrests or convictions would be a factor in your favor in a child custody determination.

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  • Does he have any legal right to keep my belongings and how do I get my stuff back?

    I was renting a room from a friend that is renting the house. I am not on the lease but I do get mail there. I broke 1 of his rules "No drinking alcohol or drugs". So he decided while I was at work to search my room and he found a bottle of some l...

    Michael’s Answer

    Make a police report then file a claim in small claims court

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  • How can I obtain copies of my water shut off and turn on date for court against my landlord?

    My landlord is suing me for non payment of rent for 4 months but the water was turned off during that entire time thanks to him and I read legally the house is uninhabitable and legally I don't have to pay rent. I need to find out where j can get...

    Michael’s Answer

    Bring your lease agreement that states the landlord pays for the water. Apply to the court for a subpoena duces tecum for the water company records showing the water was shut off.

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  • What do I need to do to get custody/guardianship of my niece? Please help me.

    I have a big sister whom is mentally challenged and has two children. The oldest is 15 yrs old and she is held responsible to help take care of her little brother whom is autistic. She is not in school. She have been having suicidal thoughts/atte...

    Michael’s Answer

    Probate guardianship case and in th meantime you can contact CPS.

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  • What should I do to get my child out of foster care and prove I am her father.

    My ex lost custody of child at birth for testing dirty she has been in foster for 8 months now and I am the father but not in birth certificate . I would like to get custody of my child

    Michael’s Answer

    File for paternity and custody in the juvenile court

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