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  • CAN PRESS REOPEN A CASE

    MY HUSBAND PHSICALLY ABUSED ME CHOCKED ME . AND BRUISED ME UP PRETTY BAD I DID MAKE REPORT DIDNT PRESS CHARGES BECAUSE HIS BROTHER AND MOTHER BEGGED ME NOT TO I WAS UNDER ALOT OF PRESSURE SO I CALLED TO CANCEL WHAT CAN I DO NOW .TO PRESS I FOUND O...

    Travis’s Answer

    Your first course of business should be to take care of yourself. Make sure you are in a place that your physical safety is protected. Once your physical safety is taken care of you should next talk to a lawyer about possibly filing for divorce.

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  • My ex husband, in the past two months doesnt pick up my son on thursdays. he is supposed to take him thurs evenings,

    my ex husband, in the past two months doesnt pick up my son on thursdays. he is supposed to take him thurs evenings, saturday and sunday evenings.. he doesnt call or text or give excuseses, he just doesnt show up at all, how should i be document...

    Travis’s Answer

    You will want to keep track of when he doesn't show up. The easiest way to do that is via a calendar. Keep e-mails and text conversations surrounding these visits. At some point you will likely want to revisit the schedule and either remove Thursday's or in some way alter the notice provisions.

    Do yourself a favor and meet with a lawyer now to find out how you should be proceeding so that you do not inadvertently shoot yourself in the foot.

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  • Do I need to file for child custody if my child father took our son and won't let me know where they are at.

    At the time my son was taken, we had a parental rights agreement in effect. The parental rights was violated when my child father took him. I have been trying to locate my son for 5 yrs now. I am trying to seek legal counsel on how to go about doi...

    Travis’s Answer

    The time to do something was five years ago when the agreement was violated. You should seek out the assistance of a qualified family lawyer to discuss what options you have.

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  • My child's father self harms and my biggest fear is my child finding him dead or bleeding out. Is this grounds for sole custody?

    Has self-harmed since he was a teenager stopped for many years, and started back again when my child was born. My child is getting older and he told me had stopped but I recently saw evidence that he had started again. He also has Major Depres...

    Travis’s Answer

    Self harm is one of the many issues the court will look at when deciding on a possession schedule that is appropriate. for a more detailed assessment of your case meet with a family lawyer that specializes in mental health issues.

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  • I have an informal marriage in Texas. Do I need to file for a formal divorce?

    We went to the court house for the informal marriage certificate. We have no children, and no debt or property to split. We have been separated for 1.5 years. This site is a bit confusing: http://texaslawhelp.org/resourc...

    Travis’s Answer

    The safest way to proceed is to file a divorce petition followed up by an agreed decree of divorce.

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  • My husband filed for a divorce and I signed the next day. Now he will not sign off. What can I do?

    he filed no contest and no child support; this was last year

    Travis’s Answer

    Without knowing exactly what you signed you need to protect yourself in the event your husband has done something nefarious. You should talk to a lawyer as quickly as you can.

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  • I have been married for 15 years. During the divorce proceedings will I get spousal support? How should I seek the court order.

    We live in Texas. How much from his income will I get? Typically when does the alimony payment start and do I seek the court order through my lawyer because I need to pay the bills. He filed for divorce more than 2 months ago. Right now I am payin...

    Travis’s Answer

    These are all questions you should have had answered by your lawyer. If you do not have a lawyer, I would suggest you meet with one as soon as possible. Spousal maintenance is a concept that is fact specific. Just because you have been married the requisite amount of time does not guarantee you will receive spousal maintenance.

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  • Do I need to divorce , re register and remarry once my previous marriage is dissolved?

    I got married last march under the assumption by my former attorney that my previous marriage was dissolved, only to be informed that it wasn't. I eventually got divorced from my first marraige in October of last year6 months after I got married t...

    Travis’s Answer

    You should talk to a lawyer in Georgia about the implications of your situation.

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  • How do I make a mediated agreement in a child custody case, legally binding and enforceable in Texas.

    My ex and I had agreed to and signed a mediated agreement in front of two mediators in Texas, giving me dual custody of our child when she moved back to Texas from Utah last year. This was even though she had full custody in Utah under temporary ...

    Travis’s Answer

    You should seek the assistance of a qualified attorney as quickly as possible. Your problem presents several issues that will require an in depth discussion to ferret out. Time is of the essence in dealing with these matters.

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  • What options do I have when my ex-husband refuses to reimburse me for an uninsured medical expense?

    My ex-husband refuses to reimburse me for an uninsured medical expense totaling $85, saying that I did not have his permission to fill the prescription for our child. Our divorce decree gives me the independent right to seek and obtain medical tr...

    Travis’s Answer

    You should keep a detailed accounting of each uncovered medical expense including who the provider is, the reason for the expenses, the date of the expense and the cost of the expense. While uncovered medical expenses rarely rise to the level of filing a motion for enforcement, if a future modification if filed, these expenses will certainly become an issue.

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