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  • How can my niece go about collecting court order arrears that were being paid to her mom and who has recently passed away?

    My sister was owed a large amount of back back owed child arrears which were court ordered in 2010 and were collected & enforced through DCSS until she passed away last year. We've been told the amount owing is still due and collectible, but not ...

    Christina’s Answer

    You should contact an Estate Planning and Probate attorney and provide him/her with a copy of the Judgment.

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  • If my husband and I created a separation agreement which was not court ordered

    do the police and his school have to honor the fact that he gave me full physical custody of my son? The police are saying it means nothing unless court ordered and they treat it 50/50. Doesn't he have to go alter the written and verbal contract...

    Christina’s Answer

    You would need to file a case, obtain an order and then enforce the Order.

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  • I'm getting divorced and my husband has earned 5 MICROSOFT grants that vest over the next 1-5 years .

    Would I be entitled to half of the grants that have not vested even though we would be divorced when they vest?

    Christina’s Answer

    You should contact an an attorney to discuss this issue. Depending on your Jurisdiction, there might be a community interest in those stock grants.

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  • Can you help draft/review divorce papers that I will then file on my own?

    I want to divorce my husband who is in prison and in agreement with the divorce. The prison has their own notary so if i send him papers they can be notarized there and sent back to me. We have a 7 yr old daughter for whom I am not seeking child s...

    Christina’s Answer

    You may want to contact your local Bar Association to find an attorney that can assist you with drafting the proper paperwork for an uncontested Dissolution.

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  • Seeking family law lower that works on a sliding scale based on income

    if you are a lawyer that works on a sliding scale that specializes in family Law I would like to schedule a consultation. basically I want full custody of my son. His father is a drug addict and is emotionally abusive.

    Christina’s Answer

    You might want to check your local bar association

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  • Can I stop my sister-in-law from leaving the state with my Niece?

    My brother and his wife have had several domestic violence incidents during their year of marriage. This last incident resulting in the separation of the two until the court date. My sister-in-law is threatening to take her two kids and my niece o...

    Christina’s Answer

    You might want to look into Guardianship if neither parent is able to properly care for the child

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  • Any consequences in Family court when caught lying?

    My Ex filed blatant lies in his RFO in regards to his employment status, income as well as made up financial details about me. He also had his attorney repeat his lies that I'm sure his attorney wasn't aware were actual lies. In my response I prov...

    Christina’s Answer

    He will certainly lose all credibility with the court, if he lies.

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  • Family Law Motion to compel question

    I filed a motions to modify custody and child support along with a contempt motion last month. I also had the respondent served a set of special interrogatories and demand for production. The respondent was served OVER 30 days ago now and has made...

    Christina’s Answer

    You will need to send a Meet and Confer letter before filing Motion to Compel

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  • What can I do to stop the non custodial parent from pressuring my daughter to live with him?

    He hounds her every weekend and she's afraid to tell him no due to how he will react even though she prefers to stay with me. He has vowed to do whatever it takes to take her from me.

    Christina’s Answer

    Is your daughter in therapy? Perhaps have the therapist provide a statement to the court?

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