I have not seen my kids father in almost 7 years. I have no way to contact him nor do I know where he is. I want a divorce, but I do not know how to do that without him there to sign the papers. Any advise is appreciated.
Yes, you can! I strongly urge you to hire an attorney to help you with this. Your case is unique since you have no way to contact your husband.See question
my husband and i got married september 2016. he is from london and is not a citizen and hasn't filed for any green card or citizenship yet. since then he's been arrested, cheated and totally used me up for all my finances and is now very mentally ...
You will need to proceed with a divorce. Contact a NYC divorce lawyer- many offer free consultations- to get started.
Best of luck!See question
The wife took divorce papers to her husband he wouldn't get out of bed to sign them so my daughter signed his name
Your daughter should not have signed another person's legal documents. They are not valid, and it is best she stay out of the situation.See question
My husband and I got married in 2009 back in Iran, our home country. After a year we moved to the states and lived together up until 2 years ago, when we separated. WE never registered our marriage here, do we need to go through the official divor...
Either you, or your husband, may file for a divorce in NY.
I suggest that both of you retain separate counsel to advise and aide you in the divorce process.See question
We were married in the Bronx( Bronx county) and lived in Queens( Queens county) during the marriage. We were also separated years before the divorce. What county would the divorce have been filed
It depends on which person filed the Summons.See question
Hello, I am involved in a custody battle, my ex and I are communicating and working towards a settlement however her lawyer a court appointed 18b (NY STATE) is non communicative and talking her into stuff she originally did not want when we sp...
We can not advise you whether or not you should change attorneys. If you feel that the new lawyer is a better fit for your case, then you should proceed with whatever you think is best.See question
I have been separated from my spouse for several years. I want to get a divorce on the grounds of adultery. However, I was informed that the time limit is only 5 years.
Grounds for divorce can be found here: https://www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/family/divorceRequirements.shtml
You should proceed with a no-fault divorce, though.See question
We had a court order in Family Court stating I was to have over-nights with my son every other Saturday. This was ordered 6 weeks ago and I have not received one yet. This is an ongoing battle trying to get to see my child. She stated this week...
I agree with Attorney Conway.
Did you have a lawyer represent you in court initially? If so, contact them and discuss the enforcement petition. If not, I suggest you retain one. You have the right to see your child, and the mother is violating the current agreement/order.See question
I share joint custody with my sons father but I have physical custody. I know he's allowed to have a say in educational matters, but he shows up to every school activity with his girlfriend that likes to start arguments over nothing. I am always c...
You need to review the language in your custody agreement.See question
I am divorced. The mother has full custody and custodial rights. She is always working or leaving town as a typical single mother would. My child is basically growing up in daycare and/or with sitters/nannies. I have a new spouse and plan to have ...
There must be a significant change in circumstance to modify a custody order.
Please consult with, and hire, an experienced NYC family law attorney.See question