I was out of school to help with multiple family problems at home while my father was incarcerated. He left custody of me and my sister to our stepmother who is physically and mentally incapable of raising kids. I took it upon myself to stay h...
If you have the notice you can call the office after 9am and send it for us to look at. What does your stepmother do? does she work? where ? Have you spoken to the guidance department at school about your situation? were they on notice as to why you left school? they should try and help you with social services.See question
if your child failed out of school can you still claim them as a dependant?Are they now an adult and no longer a child. Their age is 21 and working part time making under 10,000.00.
Please check with a CPA regarding claiming a dependent.See question
He is living in Florida. All I have is a P.O. box
You can attempt an online search and postal search. Check the Rules of Court if service can be by mail, then usually certified and regular mail. PO Box is okay if indicated in the Rules or instructions from Court if you are filling out forms yourself. If retaining a lawyer, he/she will handle the problem per the Court Rules.See question
When is a trial date assigned to a filed divorce? Is it assigned right after you file? When is discovery ordered? Is it assigned when that takes place?
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A trial date is not scheduled in New Jersey until the case has progressed
for many months, sometimes over a year. The filing of pleadings, financial
information and discovery must all be completed first. Of course custody
issues are primary as well. Then the court schedules alternative dispute
resolution dates, an Early Settlement Panel then mandatory mediation. Only
if these resolution alternatives do not work, then the court will start to
consider the matter for trial. Some cases take 18 months or in excess of 2
years depending on the complexity. In Essex County all trials were stopped
for a significant period of time because there were not enough Judges to
hear trials. Discovery varies depending on the facts of the case. Some
cases only require simple written answers to Interrogatories and Notice to
Produce. Other cases require expert evaluations, depositions etc. which are
more time consuming. Within a few months of a case beginning in Court the
Judge discusses the complexity of the case with the attorneys and determines
if the case is complex, standard or fast track. Obviously many factors
impact the length of a case. If parties can cooperate with discovery
quickly and use an alternative dispute resolution method on their own with
or without counsel ie, mediation, collaborative law or arbitration the case
will typically take much less time and be far less expensive and aggravating
than going into court.
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Oh, here I go again ... another issue. I was advised by my 8 year old son that dad moved from Budd Lake to Linden, NJ. He brought my son to his new "studio apt." on one of his parenting time weekends. I have FRO against him, but have not receive...
Since you have an FRO and cannot speak to your ex. have your lawyer write to him or his lawyer to get the new address. If you get no results you can make a motion to the court to require that he notify you of his address. . If your court order requires transfer of the child at the police station, you could ask the police if they would make an inquiry on your behalf as to his address. If he refuses you can get a report indicating his refusal. You should not withold visitation without notice to him through his lawyer or, the police that you need his address to know the whereabouts of your child.See question
If there is litigation after a trial has been completed and a decision has been released for that trial, can one mention what was proposed as settlement during the prior litigation?
Settlement proposals are not binding. Once a decision is reached after trial, apparently the earlier settlement proposal was rejected. Once you have a trial you have submitted the decision to a judge and waived the opportunity to negotiate a settlement.See question
or is the decision up to the plan administrator of the pension program.
. The QDRO is a court order directing the entity how and when to distribute the pension. Withut the QDRO there would be no legal authority to make the distribution.See question
About 6 years ago I found out that my old highschool girlfriend had my baby after we broke up in 1998. I contacted her so I could take responsibility for this kid and even got them an apartment and moved back to her local town to be with them. She...
Without genetic testing proving that you are the father you would not have responsibility. The mother also has not held you out to be the father for twelve years so she simply cannot claim he is your son to get support.See question