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Jahn Eric Humphreys

Jahn Humphreys’s Answers

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  • What do I need to do to change my court order? & about how much $ will it cost me to change the court order ?

    Recently the mother of my child moved further away from me, making it more difficult for my to go pick up my child. She used to live a out 20 min away , now she lives 1hr away without traffic but with traffic it's about a 2hr + just to go get him ...

    Jahn’s Answer

    Your options will depend on exactly what the controlling order actually provides for. Was there a geographically restriction? If so did she move withing that geographical restriction? Once those questions are answer then it can be determined what motions should be filed. If she did have the right to move to the her current address a motion to modify asking the court to consider the present circumstances is probably the best way to go. Also, as the other attorneys have stated mediation may be required by the Court. You should contact an attorney of your choice to discuss your rights. The sooner the better as in these types of cases time is not your friend.

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  • We both want custody but I don't have a lot of money neither does he. What options do we have?

    Living with my boyfriend, I want to leave but we have an 8 month old.

    Jahn’s Answer

    You should immediately contact an attorney of your choice to discuss your options. Further, Gulf Coast Legal Aid, local Bar Associations, the Office of the Attorney General or the State Bar of Texas may be able to assist you at no cost or reduced costs. Good luck.

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  • Terminating a child support order

    I have custody of my grandson. My son and the childs mom pay child support. I know it is never recommended to terminate a child support order but if i wanted to request to terminate the child support order against my son would i be able to request...

    Jahn’s Answer

    You are correct about it is not a good idea to terminate a child support order. Especially only against one parent. Further, I doubt the Office of the Attorney General would approve since the child is on state funded medicaid. Basically, I believe the State of Texas' position is that if you cannot afford private insurance for the child then State of Texas should not have to pay anything unless both parents are contributing to the child's care in all aspects.

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  • Is it possible to get full custody of the child ?

    my girlfriend is pregnant and she has blocked my number and wants nothing to do with me while I'm only trying to be part of my future kids life. The mother has a recent criminal record for stealing from a local Walmart. Were both still in high sch...

    Jahn’s Answer

    It depends on what you think "full custody" means. I believe you are probably referring to Sole Managing Conservator which is the type of conservatorship wherein one parents is normally awarded rights and duties that effectively give that parent the exclusive rights to determine most of the basic decisions for the child such as education, healthcare, mental healthcare & so on. You should contact a lawyer of your choice ASAP to discuss your rights.

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  • My question is can they legally write me a ticket?

    I am being ticketed by college police for parking in visitor parking only but in the area I parked there are no markings or signs stating visitor only.

    Jahn’s Answer

    The previous answers are spot on. I add that it's been my experience if you talk to the prosecutor normally they will work with you. Unfortunately, the cost to fight these types of ticketing by PD is more than the economic valve. Good luck.

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  • How to prepare for mediation

    Was court ordered by husbands lawyer to go to mediation. My husband just informed me he's not planning to Settle and he'd rather skip a mediator and go right to court!

    Jahn’s Answer

    Please consider mediation as a great opportunity to resolve your differences with solutions that you believe in. I believe It is always better to craft your own solutions that fit your situation. Judges try hard to "get it right" but they did not live your life. So many factors are involved in presenting your case in a limited time in a highly structured environment (trial). Also, at mediation you will gain the knowledge of where your husband is at and what he wants to resolve the case. Plus, as a attorney and mediator, I can say that my experience has been that most cases settle at mediation. Additionally, at least 50% of the time as a mediator I am told by one if not both parties that there will be no settling. However, 95 plus percent do in fact settle.
    Good Luck.

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  • Can I sell my vehicles while separated?

    I'm currently separated from my spouse and we don't have any children together, we only own 2 older model vehicles as far as property goes. Can I sell one or both of the vehicles, even though we have been separated for nearly a year? There are no ...

    Jahn’s Answer

    Please understand Texas does not currently have legal separation. Also, it does not matter whose name community property is titled - if the property was purchased during the term of marriage it is presumed to be community property. Further, depending on whom has been in possession of the autos, will most surely be a big factor in ultimately determining whether you or your wife will get awarded the autos in the event of trial. I strongly encourage you to meet with an attorney to discuss you situation. There are several fine Family Law Attorneys listed on this Website. Good Luck.
    Respectfully,
    Jahn Eric Humphreys
    Attorney @ Law

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  • Can my child father get full custody because he feels our daughter is struggling in school

    My daughters father and I were fine, but I asked him for an increase for CS now he wants full custody.

    Jahn’s Answer

    Dear Mom:
    While a child's performance in school is a big factor Judge's consider when appointing a primary parent it is equally telling that the "full custody" challenge came up with a request for an increase in child support. That is a far too common tactic used by a parent attempting to dodge their financial obligation to their children. I believe you should immediately contact an experienced family law attorney to discuss your situation. This website lists several fine family law attorneys. Naturally, you are welcome to call my office at (281) 461-0123 to set up an appointment to discuss your case.

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  • Wife filed for divorce and won judgement against me because I didnt show up for court because I was out of town.

    Judgement she receive was more than that was on paper work I was served with. She ask for half of value of car in judge gave her 100 percent ownership of car that was in my name only. Also judge gave her a 70-30 split in procceeds if we win up com...

    Jahn’s Answer

    Unfortunately, I strongly agree with the other answers provided to you. Your available options are controlled by time as already pointed out by the previous answers. The passage of time will only strengthen your ex-wife's position. If there is any hope of setting aside the decree rendered by the Court you must act immediately. Also, it will be rather expensive to do. While I do not think I am the right attorney for you as I do not do handle appeals, I will gladly meet with you to fully explain your options at no charge. You may reach me at (281) 461-0123 to schedule an appointment. Good luck.

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  • Do me and my husband have a good chance at getting full custody of his daughter and the biological mothers right terminated?

    Me and my husband have had his daughter living with us for the past 3 years and she will be 4 in May. the biological mother has not tried to see her in those 3 yrs except for when she was 1 yr old and the mother broke into our house in the middle ...

    Jahn’s Answer

    The complexity of your situation does not allow for a proper response in this forum. Therefore, please consider sitting up an appointment with an experience family law attorney. This website lists several fine attorneys. I strongly recommend you met with at least three attorneys before retaining one. Naturally, I would be honored to met with you and your husband to discuss how best to proceed. I can be reached at (281) 461-0123.

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