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I'm married with two children, 18 & 16 yrs old. Soon to be

I'm married with two children, 18 & 16 yrs old. Soon to be 19 & 17. My wife has been lying to me about her whereabouts for several months and I'm pretty sure she's having an affair. I'll have concrete proof in about a month. My questions are all based on if I have proof she committed adultery.1. Can I legally get her to move out of the house? The house is in both our names.2. Will I have to pay any alimony?3. Can I sue?Thank you

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Ronna L. DeLoe, Esq.

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Q1 How after a Judge signs on Order would I have to make an

Q1 How long after a Judge signs on Order would I have to make an appeal?Q2. Could a person that has equivalent understanding of the law as paralegal, be able to do an appeal Prose?Q3. If an appeal was granted, does it have to be the same Judge that redoes the trial even if one has asked to recuse the Judge?Q4? If the Judge who started to make decisions on issues where no evidence was presented and they were not part of any parties remedies request, would those issues be some of the issues upon which one would file an appeal?Thanks

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Ronna L. DeLoe, Esq.

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I was wondering if you could help me in the right direction.

Hi. I was wondering if you could help me in the right direction. I have been divorced for 4 years. The kids are now 18, 16, 12, and 9. My exhusband became an alcoholic immediately after the divorce, and we just cant ignore the issue anymore. I saved all my 12 year old daughter texts about the disgust of her dads drunkedness, he really only is just unreasonable and unkind, not physically abusive, and i dont think he drinks and drives, but i really wouldnt know. I dont know what to do because my 16 year old son and i have an extremely strained relationship and i would easily guess he would want to live w his dad. But my 9 year old daughter will be so torn by this, she still wants to believe in her daddy. But my 12 year old daughters texts are too heartbreaking and disturbing. He lives four doors away and i want to fix my roof and move in the opposite direction of him. Right now we have joint custody w me having primary conservatorship. I would like to go to standard custody or even supervised visits until he cleans his act. May you please reccommend something

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I left my husband, June 1, 2011 after our kids therapist

I left my husband, June 1, 2011 after our kids therapist reported him to CPS. I told him where we were staying ( a friend of mine in Pasadena who we spent most weekends at because he would be drunk and having party's at the house )CPS was called on him again a year later by a teacher at our kids school.My husband filed a petition for Dissolution of Marriage on June 30, 2011. Nothing regarding the divorce has happened since.We were married Sept. 24, 2005He has a history of drug and alcohol abuse. He is an Narcissistic Alcoholic.He has a criminal history including possession with intent and 2 DUI's that I know about.He owns this house. I moved in with him the day after he closed escrow. I owned a house in Lake View Terrace that I sold when I was pregnant with our daughter in 2003 I put the money I received into fixing his house and payed for mutual living expenses.9/28/2011 we received a judgment of 50/50 custody.7/11/2013 I filed a modification. He was not adhering to the courts instructions.Our court date was to be on Monday September 9, 2013. I agreed to settle out of court with primary physical care and custody being awarded to me (80%) on the eve of 9/6/13 ( he waits until the last minute all the time to pressure me ) .I agreed as long as he would attend counseling on his own and with our kids. It is stated in the 9/16/2013 court orders that he will attend therapy.He has not attended a single session.I have continued to keep our kids and myself in therapy.He is also not to drink alcohol in front of our kids or for 12 hours before.He drank Tequila Rose in front of our kids at Monster Truck and offered our daughter a sip of it. He was also the one driving.He drank a Bud light at the Zoo in front of our kidsOn May 14, 2016 he asked our daughter to get him a non-alcoholic beer from his refrigerator. She returned with one each of the bottles in his refrigerator. One non-alcohol and a Shiner. She asked him "which one" he replied its that one but I like this one better. He then took the Shiner ( regular alcohol beer ) opened it and drank it in front of both kids saying "One won't hurt according to the court papers I can have one, I just can't have two because I have to be in the right state of mind around you."our kids know what he is allowed to do and not do around them so they know he lied. Also, they know that we had to leave because of his life long addiction to alcohol and how is short temper is even shorter and meaner when he's drinking.He canceled me from our health insurance during my cancer treatments.He refuses to finish the divorce because the debt is in my name and I have not filed bankruptcy.He is a hoarder with unsafe living conditionsHe has a GPS on our daughter's cell phone to stalk usHe constantly brings our kids home late and uses our kids as messengersHe says mean things about me to our kidsHe took them out of state for 10 days ( he gets 7 ) without my permission.We would like to move out of state ASAP. We are offered a 3 bedroom house for 1/2 of what we pay for rent in LA. I also have incurable cancer and have no one here in CA to assist me on bad days.How do I go about being able to move out of state? ( the kids want to go - ages 9 and 12 )How do I go about custody modification for full custody?How do I finish the divorce?Am I entitled to a percentage of our house?

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Ronna L. DeLoe, Esq.

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I have 80% custody of my two kids. In our custody agreement

I have 80% custody of my two kids. In our custody agreement it states that my husband is to attend therapy and his is not to drink alcohol 12 hours before seeing the kids. In 2 years he has not attended one therapy session and has drank alcohol in front of the kids 3 times. Kids are 9 and 12 ( 13 in aug. 10 in sept)We also want to move out of state to Texas. I am on social security disability for incurable cancer along with other medical issues. We have family in Texas and could live rent to own in a house for 1/2 of what we pay for rent her in LA.We don't have any help here in LA.How do I go forward in this ?

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What legal actions can be taken to keep an elderly parent

What legal actions can be taken to keep an elderly parent within as assisted living facility?

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How to protect yourself in a CPS case.

How to protect yourself in a CPS case.

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My 19 year old granddaughter, my daughter's child came home

My 19 year old granddaughter, my daughter's child came home yesterday seeming very groggy, slurring her words, and talking about stuff that didn't make any sense. She then seemed to pass out in her bed and my daughter was u able to awaken her. She was hysterical because she thought she was dead. Her father finally was able to get her awake and they took her to the ER. After many growling hours, a doctor came out to talk with them and said that she had a lot of drugs in her, but because she was a legal adult, they couldnt tell my daughter which drugs were in her. They said she was very sick and incapable of making decisions. They called in some type of special psychological group and after a full psychiatric evaluation, they said they were taking over and had her driven, handcuffed, to a psychiatric hospital. All of the time at the hospital was around 12 hours. My daughter said they I'll not allow her to see anyone for. the first 24 hours. They said she was stripped of all rights and was a ward of the state. My daughter is so upset. We've known that she doesn't make good decisions, and lies all the time. She's been on marijuana off and on and says she likes it because it makes her feel better. My daughter has been so strict on her because of this, even going and taking her out because they felt like she was getting worse. We all love her so much and the people at the hospital and the psychiatric group they called in to evaluate her, both said they were extremely worried about her. Does my daughter, her mother, not have any rights? I think there is supposed to be a family meeting tomorrow at the psychiatric hospital, but I don't know if they have called my daughter yet with the time of the meeting. My daughter and her husband just went there today and they finally allowed the a very brief visit. What legal implications can we expect from this? Who has to pay for the psychiatric hospital? She is still under her parents insurance because she was a full-time college student up until about 10 days before classes ended, when they realized she was failing 2 classes and had been dropped by reason of the number of absences from 2 classes.. She had kept this a secret up until then, and when she told them, they were extremely upset and went and took her out. What will happen now!JA: OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: TNJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Is there anything else important you think the Family Lawyer should know?Customer: She is on probation for shoplifting, but just has to complete 30 hrs of community service, and she also kept this all a secret from us until about a month ago when they brought her home from college. The shoplifting occurred in her home time at one store around Christmas last year. She also had a softball scholarship to college, but got kicked off when she failed a random drug test for marijuana. She actually failed one and was on probation..we didn't know about this, but failed another one close to the end of school, along with another girl she was friends with that was a great softball player too.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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During equitable distribution will a judge listen to other

During equitable distribution for separation will a judge listen to other factors such as adultery, alcoholism, and domestic abuse?

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