Do junior attorneys working at large plaintiff-side employment-law firms, usually have the freedom to offer their clients alternative fee models (than those available from the same firm's senior members)?
While associates / junior attorneys may be billed at a lesser rate, they usually do not have the authority to determine their billing rate.See question
Assuming you have properly authenticated it / laid a proper foundation then yes.See question
My child is 19 and is not going to school and is currently in jail. Should I still be paying child support or should it be stopped
Child support ordinarily ends at age 21 unless the parties agree to extent it beyond age 21 or if the child is deemed emancipated. You should file a modification petition seeking to have the child deemed emancipated.See question
If have a separate bank account and one apt that shields me from sharing on pre-nup. (only the apt is shielded from sharing), will I have to give back the money during divorce if I use the money to renovate that apt during marriage?
Your question requires a detailed analysis of the bank records as well as the prenuptial agreement.See question
My ex-wife has physical and legal custody of the two children, however, our divorce stipulation agreement states: "The parties agree that WIFE shall consult with HUSBAND and keep him appraised of all major decisions relating to the health, genera...
File a modification petition seeking sole custody. If you are not in a position to seek residential custody then, at minimum, seek sole legal custody.See question
me and my "wife" we are not living together for almost 3 years, we have a 5 years old kid, and we both agree with a divorce and we want to apply for uncontested divorce, my wife want me to be the plaintiff , I actually don't trust her and, I think...
There is no way to guarantee that she will not contest the divorce. The safest option is to present her with a formal proposed settlement agreement prior to commencing the divorce to ensure that she's agreeable.See question
My fiance owes $7000 in child support and his ex is threatening him saying she is going to get him arrested but she has no where to put the kids and she gave them to her ex mother how can I go about doing this and what are the steps to tale?
If the kids are no longer residing with the mother then have your fiance file a modification petition.See question
My son has been living with my sister since last September in SC. She needs legal custody to put him on her medical plan at work. He prefers the schools in SC for special education. In NY it is regents diploma or no diploma at all. My son and sis...
In order to do things properly, you will do obtain a court order. If your sister has an attorney, the attorney should be able to draft a stipulation resolving the matter.See question
The father of my child is working under the table and has not paid support in months. He has been married for 9 years. His wife works at a store on the books. Can I take them to court and get support from her pay check since I can prove he is work...
You can't garnish off-the-books income. There's no mechanism to do so.See question
Need to get a divorce
You need to make a CPLR 1101 motion. The law library at your county courthouse may be able to help. Also see http://www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/goingtocourt/feewaiver.shtmlSee question