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Scott Thomas Bushnell

Scott Bushnell’s Answers

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  • How can I get a quick devorce

    Me and my husband does not have no kids and no property together and he is abusive and he stalks me all the time and they are name calling

    Scott’s Answer

    The quickest way of getting a divorce is by the parties reaching an agreement regarding all of the issues regarding division of your property. If you can't reach such an agreement then you are looking at a longer term divorce. You should have an uncontested divorce based upon the facts stated above, but if he is unwilling to cooperate then you will not have an easy time. You should consult with an attorney in Kentucky to see how this can done.

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  • Is there any way to get my name off a mortgage with my ex wife?

    We have been divorced for almost 3 years but haven't lived together for at least 12 years. I pretty much said she could have the house but I wouldn't pay anymore,however this was not covered in the divorce decree. Now I'm trying to purchase a hous...

    Scott’s Answer

    I would suggest you contact a divorce attorney in South Carolina to see if the possibility exists to bring this issue before a court to get a modification of your final decree to address this issue.

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  • Is it okay to leave the state of Georgia after filing for divorce?

    My husband and I have separated and we are going to file for an uncontested divorce in the state of Georgia. We are both planning on moving to different states shortly after filing. Will this cause any complications with the divorce process?

    Scott’s Answer

    That would depend on a number of factors. If there are no children involved then there is really no bar to either of you leaving. If there are minor children and the court has a standing order applied to your case that prohibits you from taking the child outside the jurisdiction of the court, then you could be subject to a finding of contempt if your spouse decides to press the issue. You may also run into problems getting a final decree done if you are both out of the state. Some judges will issue a final decree without appearance by the parties via a Motion for Judgement on the Pleadings.(MJOP) If there are minor children involved most judges will not grant an MJOP and require one of the parties to appear in court to give testimony to get a final decree of divorce.

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  • How much will it cost and how do i go about changing my daughters last name and getting a divorce.

    i have been married since 2006, my daughter was born in 2007, my husband was deported in 2010 and my daughter and i went to see him in Mexico in 2010, after we came back from Mexico he has not contacted us at all, has not spoken to my child, has n...

    Scott’s Answer

    Given the delay in filing for divorce you are potentially going to have a difficult time getting this processed. The name change is a separate legal matter. You are going to need the services of an attorney to resolve these matter.

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  • Devorce

    My sons wife served divorce papers to him and he is getting deployed in the next couple days .she told him she was taking the children from him till he leaves can she do this

    Scott’s Answer

    If he is in the military he can file paperwork staying proceedings while he is deployed. He needs to retain an attorney immediately.

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  • My divorce has Option A and a option B for the division of land. Legally Option A must be done first, is this correct?

    Option A states that he must go through county ordinance to see if double wide can stay on land, he must then talk to mortgage company to see if he can refinance house with the lesser acreage. If he cannot then he has to sell house with lesser acr...

    Scott’s Answer

    In order to answer this question accurately a review of your final decree and/or settlement agreement would be required. You may be able to pursue a Motion to Compel or a Motion for Contempt depending on the circumstances. These would utilize the powers of the court to get him to fulfill his obligations. If he is found to have failed to perform his obligations, he may have to pay your attorney's fees.

    Good luck with this matter.

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  • Can i ask for yearly 401k pay outs since my spousal support is a joke

    im suppose to sign papers this week

    Scott’s Answer

    Family law varies greatly from state to state. You should first consult with an attorney in the state in which you live to determine what rights you may have. In some states, depending upon the nature of the support you are receiving, you can seek a modification of the support being provided to you.

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  • What are the limits to the questions I can be asked in the deposition for my parents divorce?

    My parents are getting divorced. I am older than 18. I have and am trying to stay neutral during the whole process. I have to do a deposition for my father's lawyer. I want to know what questions I don't have to answer. How can I tell if a questio...

    Scott’s Answer

    The short answer is that they can ask you any question reasonably calculated to lead to discoverable evidence.

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  • Need to file for a possibly contested divorce with one child. My husband has not lived with us since August 2012 and has only

    sent money for child support twice ($200 in September and $200 in January). He has been on dating/affair websites. He has never been a caretaker for our son but is now threatening to fight for joint custody and that he will not send any more finan...

    Scott’s Answer

    We frequently see members of law enforcement make such threats so you are not alone. You need to hire an experienced family law attorney in your area immedieately.

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  • Is there a tough divorce lawyer that can take my divorce case on contingency of lawyer fees paid by spouse?

    I have had to fire my divorce attorney for double crossing me and obtaining a dui two weeks before my deposition. my ex makes almost a half million dollars a year and has a high powered atty in south Georgia that is also his mistresses friend. i...

    Scott’s Answer

    You may petition the court to have your spouse pay your attorney's fees, but contingency fees are not ethical.

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