It can send a message that you are not easy to get along with, or are difficult, so you need to be careful about picking someone you feel very comfortable with at this point. Sometimes people change because of legitimate issues, but if someone keeps jumping, it may be time to take inventory of your expectations, or not choosing an attorney simply out of panic. I offer a free initial consultation, as do several of my colleagues, and it may be helpful to go interview a few before you choose....
You are under no obligation to file, but you really need to speak to an attorney to discuss your situation fully and determine your options. If you have children, you may lose time if you wait to long and set up a visitation schedule that you are unhappy with. I offer a free initial consultation, as do many of my colleagues. It may be beneficial to at least make an appointment. For further information, visit http://www.ellifritzlaw.com
California bar rules require a contract to be signed by both parties and you have a copy before work even starts. You can call the California State Bar to discuss your rights under the circumstances. For further information, visit http://www.ellifritzlaw.com
On several occasions I have had to fix mistakes that paralegals have made, often costing more than if an attorney had been hired originally. Some attorneys (including myself) offer services where the office fills out the paperwork and you represent yourself in court. Much better idea. For further information, visit www.ellifritzlaw.com
It may not be an issue to run off to do an ex parte over, but I think it is more important than the previous counsel indicated. If I were your attorney, I would definitely be bringing this to the Court's attention. It is all about coparenting, and if you have a more flexible schedule, mom should not be blocking your ability to help take care of your child. If she is running a fever or throwing up, and my child were being cared for by the caregiver, that would definitely be an issue. What...
You should hire an attorney to handle this. He isn't signing because he claims he has an interest in the house, and you don't want to pay it. It may be worth making an appointment to meet with an attorney to decide how to resolve this, or wait until after the divorce is finalized to sell. For further information, click the office below.
The judge has DISCRETION to consider many things as income, not just money coming in. Not paying rent is one, not seeking work is another. It sounds like you went forward without an attorney, and I definitely don't recommend that. For further information, visit http://www.ellifritzlaw.com
Yes, they could intercept his tax return and even put a lien on bank accounts. If he is only a couple of months behind, however, they may simply add an amount to what he owes every month until paid. If he fails to pay the amount he has been ordered to pay toward arrears, that is usually when they start with what you have described.