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  • What would my father's domicile be for probate purposes if he lived with me for a year?

    My dad lived in Los Angeles for his entire life. He owned a house in LA but was renting it out for the last year of his life. However, the last 14 months of his life he moved into my house located in Riverside for health reasons. If I file a pr...

    Michael’s Answer

    Most likely Riverside, although if he intended to return to LA, it may also be considered his domicile.

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  • Father's rights to see child born out of wedlock and now divorcing in Riverside county court?

    Do I have any rights to see my son even though me and my wife had him before we got married? We're getting a divorce and she's not even showing up at the court dates yet along letting me have any contact whatsoever with our son. I can't afford a l...

    Michael’s Answer

    Yes you can ask for your rights I the divorce petition.

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  • Does law say she can get half of the house? Does law say she gets alimony? how much? My retirement? Please help. Thank you.

    I brought my wife to US with Fiance Visa in June of 2015. We got married in July 2015. She got temporary Green card (valid for 2 years). She went back home 2 months ago to visit. She just came back. She says she doesn't want to live here and wan...

    Michael’s Answer

    Less than a year long marriage. Not much could of been acquired during that time. But a consultation is needed to answer your questions.

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  • So my question is what will happen if I don't go and do I have to?

    My ex filed a restraining order against me..its not saying really anything bout him. It's about me staying away from his girlfriend's job and home. He lied saying I cursed her out and stating her boss was witness. I don't care to deal with this so...

    Michael’s Answer

    If you don't attend then You will lose. If you are not prepared then at least show up and ask for time to hire a lawyer . They will extend the emergency orders until the next date to not prejudice the other party. That's ok. Get a lawyer and fight the case.

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  • How should we file a police report? Can he go to jail for this? Will we get in trouble for going there to T.p. even if we didn't

    Me and my boyfriend and his friend recently went to T.P. one of our friends houses while they weren't there and we hadn't touched the house with any to list paper yet but we were looking at the for sale sign papers and the neighbors across the str...

    Michael’s Answer

    The neighbors had no right to assault minors. What you describe amounts to a felony. They should be arrested. They had options such as simply call the police about a suspicious circumstance. They did not have the legal right to assault you or your boyfriend. See a victim's rights lawyer such as myself.

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  • We are looking for a family law attorney who can help us calculate actual custody percentage.

    We are looking for a family law attorney who can help us calculate actual custody percentage. It is currently set at 50/50 with myself as the primary caregiver, but on her ON weeks, I pick up the kids from school and keep them until she gets off w...

    Michael’s Answer

    In our county we count overnights but not days. So count "nights" to determine custody time.

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  • What can I do sue the city or police department I don't know what to do

    I have called the cops so many times where there has been damage to my property and also my husband has been a victim of a crime caught on security cameras and witness the cops have not helped us at all these people are harassing us as well. Inste...

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    Often improved communications and a victim rights claim can help. I am familiar with this kind of situation and this police department ; and am willing to help please call my office (760)347-4445 or email harringtonlaw@aol.com

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  • How do I petition my daughter not go to the home as the condition is poor and how can I get my 3 cats as I feel they could die?

    Hi I am in Riverside County CA. I am legally separated and I have joint custody of my 15 year old daughter and I have primary. My separated spouse has ask for her maybe 2 times a month and she never calls her daughter. Our child has her own pho...

    Michael’s Answer

    You need an Emergency Order , File a Request For Orders Re Custody

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  • Can I File a counter lawsuit in response to unlawful detainer when a landlord doesnt make it accessible for my disabled child?

    I am a single dad with two children, one terminally ill with muscular dystrophy. I have struggled at times, but always paid rent. November was particularly difficult and I recieved a 3 day notice. I explained my situation and asked her if sh...

    Michael’s Answer

    You are supposed to file an Answer with the court , if you did then hopefully you claimed "un -inhabitable premises " and "breach of contract" citing that the unit was to be fit for handicap needs. You would need photographs and perhaps medical records. With an attorney you should be able to get more time to resolve this out of court.

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  • Is there a probability of getting sole custody?

    I'm seeking advice in the unknown, reason why I am seeking, however I have posted before and I received pretty rude responses. Anyways, My ex husband was previously charged with INFLIC CORP INJ SPSE/COH in 2013, received 3 years probation and ange...

    Michael’s Answer

    Such arrests or convictions would be a factor in your favor in a child custody determination.

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