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Gary Ray White

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  • I bought car insurance from cost u less.cancelled within the 14 day cooling off period.they say I still owe them money...how?

    I bought car insurance from cost u less and I cancelled within 10 days of purchasing it. I was never refunded my initial deposit, and when I cancelled they refused to give it back to me and now they are sending me threatening letters saying they a...

    Gary’s Answer

    The terms of the contract documents which you apparently signed are the primary source of the contractual obligation of both parties, not what you thought about California law.

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  • What are my chances of getting residential custody of my 2 year old son?

    Not married, been with my sons mom for several years. We are splitting up. She has a warrant out for her arrest in another state and I was just convicted of for 1st time DUI. I want to move back to my home state with my son to get my life back on ...

    Gary’s Answer

    The best interests of the child are what dictates the result in cases such as yours. Taking a child away from a parent is a difficult proposition especially when the child is so young. If you need to get your life back on track, that does not dictate removing a child from the other parent. With that said, if there are good reasons for this to occur, consult with a local attorney and get specific legal advice.

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  • Do I need a Divorce attorney?

    hello, I have been married since 1998, however we have been separated and not living in the same household since 2005. I have tried to file on my own but I have no address and it starts getting complicated with those self help desk. I don't hav...

    Gary’s Answer

    Until there are court orders determine support or division of property there are no enforceable rights to support or retirement benefits. Divisible community property is that property which was earned after marriage and prior to separation. If you do not obtain an order for support while the children are minors, your right to receive support will be lost. After the children are no longer minors, your ex could come into court and receive a portion of the community interest in any property acquired during the marriage, including your retirement benefits.

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  • I have a step child that is 19 years old and I pay for his medical insurance. Can I drop him from my insurance?

    I have a step son who is 19 and I cover him on my insurance. His mother and I have been separated for over five years and have maintained separate residences for that time. I keep her on my insurance as her job does not offer it for her. We have t...

    Gary’s Answer

    If there is no court order requiring coverage for the step-child (not adopted by you) you have no obligation to continue coverage for him. The real question is does it cost you anything to continue the coverage. If not, why would you discontinue his coverage? Otherwise, let your HR department determine whether he is entitled to coverage and if coverage is terminated, for any reason, it would be best for you to make sure that he is aware of that fact.

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  • How to deny child support in CA? Is there a specific form?

    My ex and I are amicable. We mutually agreed on child support. I don't want to receive any child support from him. Is there any specific form I can fill out? We are in the default stage of the divorce. He filed for divorce and since we previously...

    Gary’s Answer

    Child support cannot be waived permanently, either party may change their mind and seek guideline support at any time. You can contact the self help program at your local court for help with the necessary language for a non-guideline temporary order. Look for such help on the court's website.

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  • I pay alimony and my ex. wife does not report her additional income.

    My ex-wife does not report any income from renting out a room of her house. She also refuses to work full time or become self-supportive after 5 years of alimony payments. What do file in court to lower or remove alimony?

    Gary’s Answer

    At minimum you need to consult with a family law attorney to review the old order and the new facts as you understand them, before filing a request to modify the existing order. Many attorney will consult in such cases for a small or limited fee.

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  • Do I need to go to court if an Ex Parte was denied?

    I just found out that my ex wife had filed an Ex Parte. After looking through the paperwork I see that the Judge has denied her motion. There is a a court date listed on a couple of the forms. Do I still need to attend court is the motion was denied?

    Gary’s Answer

    Hire an attorney to review your papers. Asking questions about papers online is pointless.

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  • Must I file Contempt of Court in order for a judge to find me Ex wife in contempt?

    My childrens Mother has sole custody of my children. I recently got a court order for unsupervised visitation. The judge also ordered that she must inform me of all medical/school information. My ex has already violated the court order my not brin...

    Gary’s Answer

    You are asking questions about paperwork that cannot be reviewed online. The court will not find a contempt unless there is a request filed by you. If there is a court date you need to file a response and attend the hearing.
    If you want answers about the current papers, call an attorney and ask for a review of the papers.

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  • Will I get in trouble for leaving the state without permission.

    I have an 8 year old son and have joint legal and physical custody. Im currently stuck in California. I have ran out of resources to live a comfortable life. I plan on moving to Arizona where my son was born and by my parents. I have already secur...

    Gary’s Answer

    Depending on what the current custody order says, you likely need to file a request that you be allowed to move your son to Arizona. These request can be successful, but may be difficult to do yourself. If you move with your son without permission you could be required to return your son to California. Do not delay any further.

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  • Item 9 and 10 on fl100

    I filed fl100 with a help from a firm where they help you fill the papers. The original intent where both my husband and I agreed verbally to sign a MSA in front of the helper, so she mentioned to click 9 a) There are no such assets or debts that ...

    Gary’s Answer

    You need to go back to help you file and ask them about the form they helped you fill out.

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