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Can he just sign his rights over? Iowa

A:  I have a 2 year old son with a man that I was with for almost 3 years. Since I left him, he has only seen his son less than a handful of times. He has gone to jail and court for non-payment of child support. He said that he would sign his rights over to me. I really want him to. I am getting married next spring and my fiance really wants to adopt my son afterwards. My ex doesn''t know that I am getting married and doesn''t like my fiance. Out of spite he will refuse to sign over rights after my wedding, so I would like to do it as soon as possible, before he knows that we will be more than just boyfriend and girlfriend. I wouldn''t want to do this if it wasn''t for the best, but when my ex is dating a girl that...

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SSI, credit cards and bankruptcy - what to do?

A:  1)  If he files bankruptcy will SSI consider the funds he received from the credit cards as income? No 2) Would chapter 7 or 13 be best? If he files chapter 7 2)  Will the bankruptcy court consider the credit card dept fraudulently obta... Not unless he recently applied for the credit cards. 3)  Would he better off to just ignore the credit card companies demands for payment, and let them obtain judgments which would be uncollectable.  Would the judgements be stricken from his credit record after 10 years?  Maybe and yes they will drop off. 4)  If he is likely to inherit $5K from a family trust within the next few years (subject to the trust having cash assets) does...

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Received A Civil Damages Letter - What Do I Do?

A:  You can try to negotiate a lower amount, or ignore them and see if they sue you. They are allowed to make a civil demand to help recover the costs thieves like you impose upon them - loss prevention staff, the stuff you''ve stolen on prior occasions, etc. Quoting OblivionMy question involves criminal law for the state of: Oregon. About 2 months back I had shoplifted from rite aid and was caught. I have already been to my court date and have been making my payments to the court. My question is now I have a letter saying that they are proceeding with its civil claim against me. I don''t even understand what a civil damages are? They thing that I had tried to steal wasn''t damaged in any sort...

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Received A Civil Damages Letter - What Do I Do?

A:  You can try to negotiate a lower amount, or ignore them and see if they sue you. They are allowed to make a civil demand to help recover the costs thieves like you impose upon them - loss prevention staff, the stuff you''ve stolen on prior occasions, etc. Quoting OblivionMy question involves criminal law for the state of: Oregon. About 2 months back I had shoplifted from rite aid and was caught. I have already been to my court date and have been making my payments to the court. My question is now I have a letter saying that they are proceeding with its civil claim against me. I don''t even understand what a civil damages are? They thing that I had tried to steal wasn''t damaged in any sort...

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Child support MS law? mississippi

A:  NOt sure how to word this....I live in Va father and child lives in Ms. I have been paying child support got sick about 3yrs back unable to pay and gained arrears. I have been paying for the last 2yrs on arrears and current child support. I''ve just been diagnosed with a chronic illness that has takenme out of work for more than 45days now. Every month I have to sign a court document and give recpt of payment to the court attorney. I have to pay support in 7days, but I don''t have it. What should I do, the document surely says if I don''t post the money, I could go to jail and be held in contempt. On another note, me and the father signed an agreement to stop child support once all arrears...

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What is a judgement, and what does it mean?

A:  Wow.. what a mess ! When a creditor sues you for a debt, the court grants them a judgment by default if you don''t show up for the court date. Judgments can mean wage garnishment (which I believe is NOT allowed in PA), garnishment of bank accounts, seizure of assets and liens on real property that you own (your house). Do you know what the judgemnt was for, why they sued ? If they''re foreclosing on the house, usually the only judgment that comes out of that is for any deficiency that might occur if the debt is not fully satisfied from a sale. You''ll have to go to court tomorrow, no way around that. I would have thought that when the CH 13 plan was finalized you should have gotten paperwork that explained exactly...

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where's the down side?

A:  That really stinks and I''m not being sarcastic. Unfortunately she is using the system to fraudulently get out of debt. The worst that could happen to her as a result of the BK is bad credit. Doesn''t sound like she minds. People like that s*ck! Jeter Where is the down-side? Well as Jeter said there''s 7-10 years of always having to say you claimed Bankruptcy, paying a bit of a higher rate for credit till you reorganize, and of course there''s always the stigma of it all. Trust me it''s not an easy thing to do and live with. But it shouldn''t be the kiss of death either. Let''s look at the other side of this. If a poster came to the board for advice, said she/he worked 2 jobs, had 17 creditors, had an attorney fee hanging in the balance, child support was getting ready to end next year,...

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Do I have to return the child support?

A:  Contact your local bar association: LONG BEACH BAR ASSOCIATION Contact Address3515 Linden Ave Long Beach, CA 90807 ContactDuVernet, Kathy Phone(562)988-6444 E-maildirector...longbeachbar.com Web site www.cal-bars.com/LBBA They can send you forms if you have a fee dispute with your former attorney regarding your respresentation and referral to a new attorney who can consult regardig your options. $50 p/w in California seems very low! That won''t even pay for food let alone a pair of shoes! It isn''t much, but it is better than nothing-but-lies I used to get. One of the reasons I signed the agreement was because I felt there was a strong chance he was bluffing about the lump sum ($3K) he paid to the school anyway. Turns out, he wasn''t lying about the payment, but I...

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I need to get a court order to be granted acess to my trust?

A:  Who is the trustee of the trust and have you made a request to the trustee IN WRITING for the money you want? How much are you asking for? Who told you that you needed a court order? What years did your parents die? Have you received money from the trust before? Um my mother set it up in my name so that i could pay for college and what not but i can not get access to it until i am 21. If im not mistaken, if my mother was still her she could give me permission to do this but since she is not then i have to have permission from the court, thus the court order. I have not recieved funds from this trust before but am looking to get either 50,000 or 60,000 depending on...

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Do we have to exchange paystubs with the BM?

A:  I would recommend getting an attorney in Ca and ask them to file for cs modification or make her do it. Only pay what the court order states and nothing extra. You don''t have to show her anything I would recommend in the future you guys don''t tell her about any pay raises. If you are willing to pay for child care cost have it put into the court order. One more thing is he paying child support through DCS? If not you really need to get an order put into place to cover his butt. Otherwise she may try to say he has not paid her anything and he could end up paying arrears. In California, either party can file something like a "motion to produce" documents, such as an Income and Expense Declaration, on the other party. The Income and...