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Can dad keep the house?

A:  quote:Originally posted by Kim W: [b]My sig other is going to court next Monday to finalize divorce and he may be getting insufficient legal help. Neither husband nor wife makes a lot of money -- him $40K/yr, her $23K, maybe, and she just started working. Their house is in husband''s name only, and only he could maintain the house/payments if one of them were to get the house in the settlement. Must the house automatically be awarded to the wife as she will have custody of children? Can the husband and wife agree for husband to keep house in return for, say, husband...

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Do You Have to Sign a Tax Form if the Taxes Are Done Electronically?

A:  Quoting BroomsI''m trying to help my son going through a divorce in Iowa. His wife''s (soon to be ex) friend''s father did their income tax this year and last year. He did them electronically. This spring, my son kept saying to his wife that they should be getting their tax refund soon -- and also their tax incentive. She just kept saying yes, they should. Finally, one day when he asked about it, she said they already got them, and she spent them. They went directly into her account. My son said that he never signed any tax forms. Or, anything that would allow it to go into her account. I saw a copy of his tax form (that they got from the person who filed them electronically for them) and there were no signatures on...

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Can I get back child support owed after dad's death?

A:  The whole situation is a tragedy in itself. My ex-husband was behind on child support over $20K at the time of his death two weeks ago. Our children and I are in the process of grieving and there is another problem that has come up. My ex-husband had remarried and was in the process of getting a divorce from this woman when he died. That were on and off again several times in their marriage and during one of their reconciliations (about 5 months ago) he had changed the beneficiary on his life insurance from me to her. He had mentioned to a friend a couple of weeks ago that he needed to have it changed back to make sure his kids were taken care of but didn''t get around to it. They were not living together and she had already filed for

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Can My Dad Lose Custody to Step-Mother?

A:  Quoting AmbikoMy question involves a child custody case from the State of: OHIO My Dad and his second wife, my stepmother, have filed for divorce. My dad has full custody of me and my sister. I am 17 and my sister is 15. My stepmother says that she will take me and my sister from our dad, when we would prefer to live with him. She has no blood relations, nor does she have any custody. She only has guardianship by marriage. If they divorce, can she take custody of my sister and I? She would have to prove your father unfit and/or prove that you are in an unsafe environment. Even then I don''t believe that she could get custody before it is offered up to other blood relatives such as grandparents or aunts/uncles. I...

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divorce papers withdrawn: will a record remain?

A:  Hi, My wife filed for divorce in Jan 2009 but now she is thinking of withdrawn her divorce petition; The Court said they are 4 month behind so, the current stage of the application is that the petition is "awaiting" a Court date; I am in Citizenship proceedings, next April I will have to show up for my Citizenship interview; is it possible to withdrawn a divorce petition in in 2 weeks? How a withdrawn is done? Will a record remain in Court? The reason I am asking is because if the divorce is withdrawn I have chances to pass the interview; on the other end if a divorce is filed while on Citizenship proceedings, the interview will be...

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how long is the processing time for I-485 in NJ?

A:  i don''t know if this link will help... http://shusterman.com/aos.html Originally posted by mj26 hi, if i get my cert of naturalization soon, how long would we have to wait for my wife to get her green card if we file I-485? thanks Depend on where you live?? ray6 wrote: Originally posted by mj26hi, if i get my cert of naturalization soon, how long would we have to wait for my wife to get her green card if we file I-485? thanks Depend on where you live?? Perhaps you want to check out what they said in the Subject line? Originally posted by Mtravelkay ray6 wrote: Originally posted by mj26hi, if i get my cert of naturalization soon, how long would we have to wait for my wife to get her green card if we file I-485?...

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Complicated situation no papers filed yet

A:  Because she has been in this other state for over six months, she and your children a re legal residents there.  She can file for divorce there.  With the exception of NY, virtually all US states offer no-fault divorces.  Looks like you two have more debt than assets to divide.  You may want to have an attorney in the relevent state look over the paperwork and tell you whether the child support requests are in accordance with that state's rules on this subject. Debts that are deemed marital should be split between you two.  You may want to make sure that any division of same is "equitable". You may want to request joint legal custody so that you can participate in important educational...

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How do I request Court Appointed Attorneys for dissolution?

A:  quote:Originally posted by kalil: [b] I have no job at present and no assets to pay an attorney, but my wife has filed for divorce and custody of our child. Can I request a court appointed attorney and if so, what are the steps. Can I pay by installment after that case? How does it work? Please advise, thank you.[/b] My response: Courts do not appoint attorneys for civil cases; only in criminal cases. Call your State Bar Association (Dial Information Operator for Number) and ask if they have a ''pro bono'' panel of Family law lawyers for indigent clients. If so, make an appointment. If not, contact Legal Aid in your community. They charge on a sliding scale. IAAL...

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How long will a divorce take?

A:  Quoting joblowIf I got married in NC and i got diviorce papers in FL sent them to my wife and she never signed them what should I do? But then she FIles for divorce in TX, and never sends me the papers........ How long do i have to wait? what can I do to get this divorce done with. we have no strings attached everything was in my name and we never lived together... no kids nothing.... I just want it to be over. it seems the best thing for you to do is to get into direct contact with the woman you are trying to be divorced from. you cannot get this done without communicating with each other....

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just married now what ?

A:  hi all, I got married to my wife on jan 27th of 2005 in India. My wife is a US citizen. She wants to file for me from delhi. Can you please tell me if you need a prior appointment and what are the documents required for both of us. We are planning to go the embassy on march15th. She came to India on jan 15th. As the time is too short i need help. I dont want to take help from agents they charge a lot of money. Thanks in advance File what? Nowhere do you state what your intentions are. Is she staying in India or do you want to move to the US? That said, you have access to a computer and you''re a BE member - read the FAQ or try www.uscis.gov. Ian hi all, I got married to my wife on jan 27th of 2005 in India. My