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Sean Patrick Lewis

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  • I dated a 22 year old guy, I am 17 so can my family still threaten to press charges against him even though there was no sex?

    I dated a 22 year old guy, I am 17 and my family threatens to press charges against him. Their were some sexual things spoken but it was long distance and never had any physical contact with him, so can they still press charges? After I turn 18 ca...

    Sean’s Answer

    I'm wondering if there are details you might have left out. It isn't clear to me how you can date, in a long distance (only?) relationship, with no physical contact.

    Internet communication of a sexual nature with a minor is illegal in some states. And, until a statute of limitations passes, the adult could generally be prosecuted as having violated the law.

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  • Do children that are 7 and 3, girl and boy, need separate rooms during stay with their father?

    I am getting divorced and my husband provides payment for all the bills as I was not employed as a stay at home mom. He is looking to get an apartment and if it is not necessary, a 2 bdrm would be more economically feasible. Is it acceptable for...

    Sean’s Answer

    I agree with my colleague. Absent any compelling reason to keep them in separate rooms, it is entirely permissible.

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  • My mother died with out a living will or will in place and now i have her car and i am next to ken since i am the oldest child l

    i have one brother that is younger then myself,but is not able to get a drivers license in the state of washington until 2026 if no new charges are filed until then. witch there has been a few new driving charges witch makes his eligiblity date fo...

    Sean’s Answer

    Contact the Washington DMV to see if they can help. I will point out that you should pay your brother half of the fair value of the car, since he is an heir regardless of whether he could use the car. Would you feel the same way (only the item would go to him instead of you) if he had found a boat of hers and you couldn't swim?

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  • Rightful owner of cemetery plots, after divorce, ex and 2nd wife dies, two sons survive.

    The two sons have transferred the plots to another person. To whom do they lawfully belong the first wife or the sons? State of Ms

    Sean’s Answer

    I agree with my colleague that the allocation of assets in the divorce might be a starting point....Many other details you don't specify here might also be important. How long ago was the divorce? Why wasn't the question of ownership raised earlier? Was the transfer an innocent bona fide purchase for value?

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  • Help needed regarding child support.

    Hi, I need help to get child support for my daughter. I don't know where to start or what to do. Please explain in detail. Your help/advice will greatly be appreciated. Thanks

    Sean’s Answer

    I presume that you mean that you want the other parent to pay, right? Please start by contacting these folks:

    http://www.sjgov.org/childsupport/Contact.htm

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  • In the event of our deaths what do we need to ensure our dual citizen child can get home to family in Australia?

    We are residents of the US living in California, our child is a dual citizen of US and Australia, who is currently 2 years old. We have no family in the US and If something were to happen to us we would like him to return to Australia with family....

    Sean’s Answer

    Please don't do this on your own. Make sure you consult an estate attorney to make sure you designate a guardian, etc. Also, get your child a passport, and renew it at appropriate times.

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  • Question regarding the effect in divorce of signing an interspousal transfer deed in California

    Just prior to selling a home I had owned pre-marriage and in which I had lived with my husband post-marriage, my husband signed an interspousal transfer deed relinquishing any rights to the property. His name was not on the title at the time and n...

    Sean’s Answer

    Whether your husband has claim to the sales proceeds depends on many factors such as whether the proceeds were co-mingled or converted into an asset that was co-mingled, among others. Will the signing of the deed have any effect on how much husband might have been entitled to absent the deed, I'm guessing yes, but what you really want to know is how much, if any, he might get now, right? To get that answer, please interview, and then hire a family attorney you like.

    Good luck!

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  • Can my landlord disclose to my fiancé perssonel belongings found in my place after a police raid ?

    The house I was renting was raided for fraud suspicion . I was not home . Landlords on the same day changed locks and gave me three day notice . During this time landlady enterd my house and disclosed some information of items found to my fiancé ....

    Sean’s Answer

    Slander is a FALSE statement. Your landlord apparently made a true statement. Therefore, it wasn't slander. Can your landlord take immediate possession and lock you out? I doubt it, but you'll need to wait for a landlord/tenant attorney to come around for more detailed advise.

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  • I got reversed in to by a car 10 feet ahead of me; Now she won't call her insurance company for a statement, what do I do?

    So this lady backed into me from 10 feet away and I honked for about 4 seconds. She asked me why I didn't move. Unfortunately, I didn't get pictures of her damage, but there is video proof at the gas station of the incident which I have not seen y...

    Sean’s Answer

    Have you contacted your insurance company? As for the video proof, have you or somebody notified the gas station so the video isn't overwritten by later information?

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  • Is how I file my taxes have any bearing on what I would be entitled to for child support

    My spouse and I have been living apart for 7 months. We have two kids. Per his request, For 2013 taxes I filed married ,filing separate and we each claim a child. Once we get it legalized he will need to pay me child support. Is the way I file ...

    Sean’s Answer

    You are entitled to whatever a judge decises you are entitled to under the law. Though some of the information on your tax return will help inform the decision, your tax return is only part of the picture.

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