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George Baker Richardson

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  • MY HUSBAND FILED IT.WHAT DOES IT MEAN? ●REQUEST-TRIAL SETTING LONG CAUSE FILED BY PETITIONER●

    before I recived MAY/14 NOTICE-TRIAL SETTING CONFERENCE. MAY/14 REQUEST-TRIAL SETTING FILED BY PETITIONER petitioner =husband THANK YOU..

    George’s Answer

    Mr. Benton and Ms. Waxman are correct. You need to very promptly get some legal assistance. You can consult with a lawyer about your question for little or no cost through a lawyer referral service in your area. You can find your nearest lawyer referral service by clicking on the link below.

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  • Are there any Pro Bono or low cost female family law attorney's in San Diego? I need immediate legal assistance.

    I live in Houston but my family court case file is in San Diego, The non custodial parent recently filed a motion to modify the existing child support order. However, he refuses to serve me. The upcoming motion is scheduled to be heard on July 17...

    George’s Answer

    Contact Child Support Services. Every CA county provides no cost representation with respect to all aspects of obtaining, modifying, and enforcing child support orders. They are particularly good at enforcement because they have access to a number of enforcement tools, such as grabbing tax refunds before they go to the person who is delinquent in payments or taking that persons professional (if any) or driver's license. See the link to contact San Diego's Department of Child Support Services

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  • Can I annul my marriage? Does Partner have to cooperate? How long does the process take?

    I got married in February 2013 in California. We were in a legit relationship at this point but only signed the marriage papers in order to get me a Green card. We moved together but split up in August 2013 and never ended up filing for my Green c...

    George’s Answer

    Based on your question, you do not qualify to get an annulment. You can obtain a divorce. You can consult with a lawyer about your question for little or no cost through a lawyer referral service in your area. You can find your nearest lawyer referral service by clicking on the link below.

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  • Court-ordered mediation

    Me and the ex had a court ordered mediation but the other party did not showed up. Come to find out, he/she was sleeping. Our hearing after the trial is few weeks away, and there's a lot of concerns about our kids well being because the other pa...

    George’s Answer

    Both parents need to contact the mediator's office (Family Curt Services?) to reschedule. The court will not be impressed with either of you if you do not work on rescheduling. The court can also send you to mediation on the day of the trial. That usually means that there is not enough time for the mediator to work most effectively with you and the other parent.

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  • Do I need to hire an attorney before a DNA test is taken?

    My husband would like to give up all rights and responsibilities for a child that could be his. Is it wise to hire the attorney before the DNA test is administered to prove it is his child or not.

    George’s Answer

    You don't indicate whether or not the mom is asserting, in a court action, that your husband is the father. If so, I agree with Ms. Straus. Do the test and see the result. If he is the father, he will be on the hook for child support, but he can't be forced to spend time with the child. On the other hand, if he is the biological father and wants to spend time with his child, he would be well served to get some competent legal assistance.

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  • Both parties married in California, husband working as a consult in Asia. Wife in Asia want simple non contested divorce.

    How can we get divorced while both parties not in California. Husband lived 20 yrs as resident married Vietnamese. Both parties have agreed to simple non-contested div. Husband returns to Cal for working every 3 months. How can we meet Cal law re....

    George’s Answer

    If husband's absence from CA is simply temporary as he works in Asia, he probably qualifies as a CA resident. He can file the petition and, if it's truly uncontested, you can appear by filing a Response or by signing a stipulation and having an agreed upon judgment entered. If you're not going to be in CA, then your husband can meet with a lawyer for little or no cost through a lawyer referral service in your area. You can find your nearest lawyer referral service by clicking on the link below.

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  • My husband and i came up with a custody agreement how do i file it with the court

    In a middle of a divorced husband asked for joint legal custody i agreed what he asked for

    George’s Answer

    I suggest that you go see the court facilitator's office at the court house. Typically, the facilitators' offices are jammed up, so, as an alternative, you can consult with a lawyer who may be able to help you put the stipulation and order together for little or no cost through a lawyer referral service in your area. You can find your nearest lawyer referral service by clicking on the link below.

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  • My daughters father has been absent since she was 2 months. shes 5 now. i want to give her my last name before she starts school

    He lost all rights to our first child. i have full custody then i got pregnant with my daughter and we separated. He has a criminal back round & domestic history. My daughter has not seen him since she was 2 months old. She doesn't know him. He pa...

    George’s Answer

    Ms. Jones offered solid advice. I urge you to gave a consultation with an experienced family law attorney. You can consult with a lawyer about your question for little or no cost through a lawyer referral service in your area. You can find your nearest lawyer referral service by clicking on the link below.

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  • I was told that tax laws change yearly. What does that mean for someone getting a divorce? My husband brings in more than I do.

    We have been married for 5 1/2 yrs. He kept all the $ from our income taxes. I want spousal support according to the guideline disso master. He has 1.5 million in stock and lives off his dividend. I have worked the whole time and he has been re...

    George’s Answer

    While I agree generally with Mr. Geffen, without know a lot mrs about relative incomes and other circumstances, no one can tell what a court might do. You need to talk with an experienced family law attorney to assist you. You can consult with a lawyer about your question for little or no cost through a lawyer referral service in your area. You can find your nearest lawyer referral service by clicking on the link below.

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  • Non compliance to fl396, what now?

    I pay support, her income has changed and is ignoring my fl396 request, what do I do now?

    George’s Answer

    The form itself gives you part of the answer: you ask the court to sanction her failure to comply with your request. Unfortunately, you need to file a Request for Orders.

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