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  • How do I collect my child support?

    My ex has not paid a dime since he has been ordered to pay child support. They have taken his drivers license but it makes no difference to him. He still drives around and enjoys life with new girlfriend. Can he get away with not paying forever?

    Stephanie’s Answer

    Sadly, some people are able to get away without paying their support obligations.

    Stephanie White
    THE LAW OFFICE OF STEPHANIE WHITE
    Simi Valley, CA
    www.805Lawyer.com

    DISCLAIMER: The above is not legal advice nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship with the person posting the question or any person reading the above. There is no attorney-client relationship between any reader and this writer or her firm. These comments are not subject to any privilege protections. They are neither privileged nor confidential. The information is general only and should not be relied upon in any specific case. Accordingly these comments cannot be relied upon as the law and the facts may differ from those with which the reader of this communication may be dealing.

    The following disclosure is required pursuant to IRS Circular 230: unless otherwise expressly indicated, any federal tax advice contained in this communication, including attachments and enclosures, is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.

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  • Should a mother have custody of her child after he sees her over-dose three times???

    -a friend of mine over dosed on sleeping pills, more than once, and her child had call the ambulance. The child found his mom unconscious three times and had to call the ambulance. One of his brothers took him in for the time being. It has been ab...

    Stephanie’s Answer

    The answers to your questions are varied depending on the situations of each party -- information of which you are not likely aware.

    Stephanie White
    THE LAW OFFICE OF STEPHANIE WHITE
    Simi Valley, CA
    www.805Lawyer.com

    DISCLAIMER: The above is not legal advice nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship with the person posting the question or any person reading the above. There is no attorney-client relationship between any reader and this writer or her firm. These comments are not subject to any privilege protections. They are neither privileged nor confidential. The information is general only and should not be relied upon in any specific case. Accordingly these comments cannot be relied upon as the law and the facts may differ from those with which the reader of this communication may be dealing.

    The following disclosure is required pursuant to IRS Circular 230: unless otherwise expressly indicated, any federal tax advice contained in this communication, including attachments and enclosures, is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.

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  • Boyfriend charged with misdemeanor DV, going to trial. I want to work things out with him. What to say in court?

    A few months ago my BF & I had a physical argument. He grabbed me by the neck/throat, pushed me against the wall, & threw me down to the ground. I had bruises & a large scrape. After not having much contact at all for over a month we slowly began...

    Stephanie’s Answer

    To begin, you are not facing criminal charges, so your testimony would not incriminate you, so you are not eligible to request 5th amendment protection.

    A lot of DV victims reunite with the perpetrators believing that they have changed, their relationship has changed, etc. A lot of DV victims learn (some far too late) that it was the wrong choice. The City Attorney is aware of this. If they are not dropping charges at your request, they likely have enough evidence to make the case without your testimony. If you are called on to testify and lie, you could face penalty for perjury.

    Stephanie White
    THE LAW OFFICE OF STEPHANIE WHITE
    Simi Valley, CA
    www.805Lawyer.com

    DISCLAIMER: The above is not legal advice nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship with the person posting the question or any person reading the above. There is no attorney-client relationship between any reader and this writer or her firm. These comments are not subject to any privilege protections. They are neither privileged nor confidential. The information is general only and should not be relied upon in any specific case. Accordingly these comments cannot be relied upon as the law and the facts may differ from those with which the reader of this communication may be dealing.

    The following disclosure is required pursuant to IRS Circular 230: unless otherwise expressly indicated, any federal tax advice contained in this communication, including attachments and enclosures, is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.

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  • Do I need to file for custody?

    My son's father is not on the birth certificate as he was not at the birth. Does he currently have any type of custody right over my son since he is the father? Or am I the only one who has custody since I am the only listed parent? I alone have ...

    Stephanie’s Answer

    There are advantages and disadvantages to filing, and they could have a significant impact on you. You would be well served to consult with an attorney regarding your options, the pros and cons, and how it is best to proceed.

    Stephanie White
    THE LAW OFFICE OF STEPHANIE WHITE
    Simi Valley, CA
    www.805Lawyer.com

    DISCLAIMER: The above is not legal advice nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship with the person posting the question or any person reading the above. There is no attorney-client relationship between any reader and this writer or her firm. These comments are not subject to any privilege protections. They are neither privileged nor confidential. The information is general only and should not be relied upon in any specific case. Accordingly these comments cannot be relied upon as the law and the facts may differ from those with which the reader of this communication may be dealing.

    The following disclosure is required pursuant to IRS Circular 230: unless otherwise expressly indicated, any federal tax advice contained in this communication, including attachments and enclosures, is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.

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  • I had a dna test done and the guy wasnt the father but she has his last name ... how can i change it to my last name..

    how can i change it without going to court ? i still dont know who the father and she 4 years old... do i have to pay to get her last name changed?

    Stephanie’s Answer

    You file a request for name change with the court and follow the required steps. You will have to pay the filing fee.

    Stephanie White
    THE LAW OFFICE OF STEPHANIE WHITE
    Simi Valley, CA
    www.805Lawyer.com

    DISCLAIMER: The above is not legal advice nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship with the person posting the question or any person reading the above. There is no attorney-client relationship between any reader and this writer or her firm. These comments are not subject to any privilege protections. They are neither privileged nor confidential. The information is general only and should not be relied upon in any specific case. Accordingly these comments cannot be relied upon as the law and the facts may differ from those with which the reader of this communication may be dealing.

    The following disclosure is required pursuant to IRS Circular 230: unless otherwise expressly indicated, any federal tax advice contained in this communication, including attachments and enclosures, is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.

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  • How can i locate a custodial parent if she has been evicted?

    child custody trying to locate mother for visitations

    Stephanie’s Answer

    1) call her cell phone 2) call her family. Most likely your court order says you are to inform each other within a certain amount of time after moving (being evicted is moving), so she may be out of compliance with the court order. Legal action for being out of compliance is often a reason that missing parents reappear, so you might consider taking legal action on that basis.

    Stephanie White
    THE LAW OFFICE OF STEPHANIE WHITE
    Simi Valley, CA
    www.805Lawyer.com

    DISCLAIMER: The above is not legal advice nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship with the person posting the question or any person reading the above. There is no attorney-client relationship between any reader and this writer or her firm. These comments are not subject to any privilege protections. They are neither privileged nor confidential. The information is general only and should not be relied upon in any specific case. Accordingly these comments cannot be relied upon as the law and the facts may differ from those with which the reader of this communication may be dealing.

    The following disclosure is required pursuant to IRS Circular 230: unless otherwise expressly indicated, any federal tax advice contained in this communication, including attachments and enclosures, is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.

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  • Fining of no domestic violence

    in California divorce how to I get his charge removed. restraining order is denied.

    Stephanie’s Answer

    If you are asking how you get the temporary restraining order off your "record" -- that should be accomplished when it is dissolved if the final order is denied. If you are asking how to get the request for a temporary order off the court record, it can't be done. If you are asking how to get a criminal charge removed when the civil restraining order was denied, you should seek the assistance of a criminal attorney.

    Stephanie White
    THE LAW OFFICE OF STEPHANIE WHITE
    Simi Valley, CA
    www.805Lawyer.com

    DISCLAIMER: The above is not legal advice nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship with the person posting the question or any person reading the above. There is no attorney-client relationship between any reader and this writer or her firm. These comments are not subject to any privilege protections. They are neither privileged nor confidential. The information is general only and should not be relied upon in any specific case. Accordingly these comments cannot be relied upon as the law and the facts may differ from those with which the reader of this communication may be dealing.

    The following disclosure is required pursuant to IRS Circular 230: unless otherwise expressly indicated, any federal tax advice contained in this communication, including attachments and enclosures, is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.

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  • Do I Have to pay child support if the mother refuses to work although capable?

    I currently do not live with the mother of my child. She started get government suplemental payments. She said she would only be on it for a couple of months and that she would look for a job. She lives with her mom whom is more than capable of wa...

    Stephanie’s Answer

    You have to pay whatever the current child support order is -- no conditions. The court will take into consideration mom's ability to work, opportunity to work, and earning capacity and impute income to her if it deems it appropriate.

    Stephanie White
    THE LAW OFFICE OF STEPHANIE WHITE
    Simi Valley, CA
    www.805Lawyer.com

    DISCLAIMER: The above is not legal advice nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship with the person posting the question or any person reading the above. There is no attorney-client relationship between any reader and this writer or her firm. These comments are not subject to any privilege protections. They are neither privileged nor confidential. The information is general only and should not be relied upon in any specific case. Accordingly these comments cannot be relied upon as the law and the facts may differ from those with which the reader of this communication may be dealing.

    The following disclosure is required pursuant to IRS Circular 230: unless otherwise expressly indicated, any federal tax advice contained in this communication, including attachments and enclosures, is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.

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  • I was servered child support papers from my x-girlfriend. i take care of my kid but she wants more.

    I need some legal advise on what steps to take for myself and getting 1/2 custody and reduce my payments.

    Stephanie’s Answer

    You would be well served to consult with an attorney regarding the specifics of your case.

    Stephanie White
    THE LAW OFFICE OF STEPHANIE WHITE
    Simi Valley, CA
    www.805Lawyer.com

    DISCLAIMER: The above is not legal advice nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship with the person posting the question or any person reading the above. There is no attorney-client relationship between any reader and this writer or her firm. These comments are not subject to any privilege protections. They are neither privileged nor confidential. The information is general only and should not be relied upon in any specific case. Accordingly these comments cannot be relied upon as the law and the facts may differ from those with which the reader of this communication may be dealing.

    The following disclosure is required pursuant to IRS Circular 230: unless otherwise expressly indicated, any federal tax advice contained in this communication, including attachments and enclosures, is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.

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  • Seeking legal custody of my niece who has been under my care since both parents have been in prison

    I have been caring for my niece( She calls me grandma) who just turn 2 last week, first her mother went to prison has been there for going on 18 months then in late Dec the father also is incarcerated and now is doing 3 years . So now my sister ...

    Stephanie’s Answer

    It sounds as though you are seeking a guardianship of your niece. You would need to file a request for temporary guardianship of the person for your niece along with guardianship of the person for your niece. These are typically filed with the juvenile division of the courts, and there is a lot of paperwork involved. The clerks at the juvenile division can help you get the paperwork that you will need.

    Stephanie White
    THE LAW OFFICE OF STEPHANIE WHITE
    Simi Valley, CA
    www.805Lawyer.com

    DISCLAIMER: The above is not legal advice nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship with the person posting the question or any person reading the above. There is no attorney-client relationship between any reader and this writer or her firm. These comments are not subject to any privilege protections. They are neither privileged nor confidential. The information is general only and should not be relied upon in any specific case. Accordingly these comments cannot be relied upon as the law and the facts may differ from those with which the reader of this communication may be dealing.

    The following disclosure is required pursuant to IRS Circular 230: unless otherwise expressly indicated, any federal tax advice contained in this communication, including attachments and enclosures, is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.

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