I have full legal custody of my 3 children. I am working on my divorce but I am very low on funds and my ex stated he was not going to pay for the divorce and he only has visitation every other weekend with the two little children for one day from...
Rather than filing for divorce right away, I'd advise you to proceed in Family Court first. Family Court moves quicker on custody issues & is better set-up to accommodate those who can't afford a high amount of legal fees. You should file a petition seeking permission to relocate. Schedule a consult with a Bronx Child Custody attorney for a full assessment.See question
Will my lawyer tell the courts I violated it does he have the right to tell them?
While your lawyer is bound by confidentiality, s/he also has competing ethical obligations not to be a party to the commission of a crime. Thus, expect your lawyer to advise you to either cease such communication, or file a motion to amend the order. Schedule a consult with a Bronx Domestic Violence attorney for a full assessment.See question
Are we considered separated
You are certainly "separated" informally, but legally you are only "separated" once a valid separation agreement is executed, or a court decree of separation is issued. If you've been separated that long, it may be time to cut the cord & file for divorce. Schedule a consult with a Bronx Divorce attorney for a full assessment.See question
Currently, my daughter resides with me as she has for her whole life. There's been no custody hearing, we never married either. I will be marrying, not her father, in April. Her father claims he can go for child support once I marry because of my ...
First, you should establish custody via the Court. This way, the Father doesn't have any argument that you should pay support to him (as only the non-custodial parent pays support). Second, your fiance's income won't be directly factored in - it may only be considered as but 1 factor amongst many if the Bio Father wishes to make the argument that guidelines support is "unjust or inappropriate" and/or that combined parental income exceeds the cap of $143,000. Schedule a consult with a Westchester Child Support attorney for a full assessment.See question
I have sole legal custody of my 4 year old. My ex husband does not know where we currently live because he has severe mental health issues and has been on long term disability. He recently filed the case in the county where I used to live in NY....
Yes - the procedure would be for you to file a motion to change venue. Accompany that filing with a request that your current address remain confidential. Once venue is changed to Westchester (or perhaps in advance), you should schedule a follow-up consult with a Westchester Child Custody attorney.See question
Acts put me involved with a case against both parents and my kids is 17 and 21 and don't even stay with me and I still take care of my kids and they feel I'm suppose to be taking care of other people kids and not mines.
I believe you mean "ACS." That said, ACS may consider you to be a "personal legally responsible" if you have any care-taking responsibility over the children. Schedule a consult with a Bronx Family Law attorney for a full assessment.See question
I live in Westchester County, New York have two children and I am filing for divorce from my husband, and we have been married for 10 years. The reason is because 6 weeks after we were married I found out he had a child a 6 weeks old baby. I s...
Thanx to a 2010 amendment to the NY Divorce Law, there is no longer a need to "wait 1 year pursuant to a separation agreement" in order to get divorced. You may file a "no-fault" divorce. Schedule a consult with a Westchester Divorce attorney for a full assessment.See question
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS FOR MY HUSBAND IS IN FLORIDA DONT KNOW WHERE HE IS WHAT KIND OF DIVORCE CAN I FILE FOR
It's not so much the "type" of divorce you'd file - it's that you'd need to do a diligent search to locate him. This usually entails hiring a P.I. to conduct the search - and may ultimately involve publication notice of the summons. Schedule a consult with a Westchester Divorce attorney for a full assessment.See question
i am now sick. have not made a will
If a divorce is filed, then she can put in a claim for a share of your retirement. Your argument will be that she should receive less than 50% of the marital portion given the long period of separation. Schedule a consult with a Westchester Divorce attorney for a full assessment.See question
Im a disabled woman on low income been seperated for nine years been married for ten in a church he moved mexico cant find him he has other kids thru social media i live in nyc
You'll need to shop around - attorneys fees vary widely. Nevertheless, the Courts usually require that he be served with the papers. Schedule a consult with a Bronx Divorce attorney for a full assessment.See question