I am paying alimony and would like to see if I can get that changed due to having two children in my current marriage. I did not have any money to continue to fight during the initial divorce and feel as if I received an unjust decision. Is it pos...
Whether you can modify an award of maintenance depends on the maintenance provisions in your decree of dissolution, and the specific financial circumstances for you and your ex (then and now). You would greatly benefit by consulting with a family law attorney in your city.See question
If a husband and wife both share equal parts of a property and pay equal dues can a court document force one of them to leave their home for any period of time. Their relationship is great and they never fight so they don't want to be separated bu...
I agree with both Mr. Groseclose and Ms. Laz. A court order can be enforced via a contempt action, so I strongly suggest you speak with a local family law attorney about your situation.See question
Have been married for 9 years and all debt has been from that time. Per his wishes, I have moved out and left almost everything in the home. I make about a third to a fourth less than he does.
I agree with Ms. Long and Mr. Granvold. You should seek counsel of an experienced family law attorney before taking further steps or making any agreements with you husband.See question
I was told I need a cover sheet, no one at court can tell me what the correct captions are just that if I mess up it will be denied. Please help. Family law question. Thank you!!!
Depending on which county your litigation is in, they may have a Family Law Facilitator who could help you with this issue. Otherwise, a basic cover sheet would have the same parties and cause number in the caption as any other pleading in your case, and you would need to included a title for teh document, most likely what it contains.See question
My daughter's father and I were never married but he is on the birth certificate. Recently he has abandon his daughter in favor of his new girlfriend. He hasn't even tried to make contact with me to see his daughter at all since the fourth of July...
I agree with Mr. Couture's response and strong suggest you consult with an attorney.See question
parent changing minor child's name to match recently married name change.
In King County, name changes are handled in District Court. The forms are available on line, byt District Court requires in-person filing for the pleadings, usually in the morning, and return that afternoon for the court appearance.See question
I do not have an attorney any more, and the petitioner sent a long list of interrogatories to me through my prior attorney. Can I send interrogatories directly to the attorney through US Mail? I need to do everything the least expensive way.
Yes, you can send Interrogatories to opposing counsel via US Mail, but you want to send them in a manner that you can prove or verify that they were received by the opposing counsel on a certain day. You can do that with sending them Certified, Return Receipt, or by using Tracking on priority mail.See question
I have been advised if this is an issue at the trial it will be called a frivolous issue and I will end up with attorney fees being awarded to other party. I was arrested on a DV call and after 7 months my wife filed for divorce. The prosecutors o...
In Washington State, only one party needs to hold that the marriage is irretrievably broken. You risk an award of attorney's fees against you if you spend litigation time on this issue.See question
I separated from my wife a year and a half ago (Jan. 2013). She lives in Oregon, I now live in Washington.
Since you are still married, you can purchase property as your separate property, but not as a single person. If you are obtaining a mortgage to purchase the property, the lender will likely want your spouse to sign a quit claim deed.See question
I cannot find a copy of it after a move and would rather get it myself through Clark County than pay the lawyer to send me another copy if possible.
Yes, it is typically public record. Call the Clerk's Office in Clark County and they should be able to direct you as to how to order one. There may be a small fee.See question