Law Educator Thank you for taking time to review and respond
Good Day Law EducatorThank you for taking time to review and respond to my queries.As previously discussed, in my previous status hearing the court stated that at the next status hearing we would discuss whether or not it would be a bench or jury trial.I received a document in the mail today indicating the judge assigned the case for a jury trial.As well as scheduling the pretrial hearing date.Now, given my concerns at our last interaction, it was felt that a bench trial would suit my needs better and ameliorate any possible confusion.So, my question is what do I do? Do I file a motion requesting a jury trial? How is it this order was signed when clearly the judge stated that this would be discussed at the next status hearing 17 days from now?This is an example of what I was talking about in the diatribe I wrote at our last consultation. People say one thing and do something completely different. If I can't rely on the bench to stand by their words (let alone the sleeze ball attorney that has lied his ass off through this whole thing with no repercussions--even when it was brought before the court) what the heck kind of chance do I have for getting fair treatment?A jury trial can only work if I am allowed a proxy. and even then, when and how would that proxy know when to object to a question ? *hand signals? Google glasses? I just dont know.#thisisb.s.
I got in trouble in las vegas about a month ago for slapping
Hey, I got in trouble in las vegas about a month ago for slapping someone in the face. I don't even know who. I was given drinks by this strange man who kept buying my drinks and food etc. eventually I got weird vibes from him. he said just take one more shot before you go. I took the shot blacked out and next thing I know is I'm inside the cosmopolitan detain station . they charged me with batteryJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: I live in California but the state was NVJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: they gave me a violation letter saying my court date and misdemeanor charge for batteryJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no how long until he reaches me
I have a final divorce decree that was signed by the Judge
I have a final divorce decree that was signed by the Judge on December 28, 2016 directing my ex to deposit the settlement amount into his attorney's escrow account and then his attorney is to write a check to me for the amount. He had 30 days to do this. The 30 days has passed and they are now demanding that I sign a form from Fidelity (where his funds are) authorizing them to make an IRA to IRA transfer. The Fidelity form specifically states that a certified copy of a final divorce decree ordering such to be attached in order for them to make the transfer. Opposing counsel never asked for a QDRO or an IRA to IRA transfer, and now is appear my ex is upset about the tax consequences to him. How can I get the court to enforce the final divorce decree?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: GeorgiaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no. Opposing counsel requested a consultation phone with the Judge, which did happen. Can the Judge modify the final divorce decree? Would opposing counsel need to file a motion to modify it?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We had a savings account with sufficient funds to pay the order amount at the time of separation. Temporary order from the court froze all accounts. My ex drained the account (from $142K to $1K) clear,ly in contempt of court but no one would do anything. Now he wants to keep 100% of the post-tax money and give me 100% of the pre-tax funds. He is over 59 1/2 and I am under 59 1/2 and would be accessed an additional 10% penalty when I withdraw the needs funds....I live in a small town community and the attorneys are close family friends and my attorney is stuck in the middle. After the phone consultation with the Judge, she sent an email to both attorneys stating that she did not intend for one party to have 100% of the burden of taxes. Opposing counsel is bullying me saying that her comment clearly indicates that I am to receive 100% pre-tax funds.
My son was sent to prison and the judge said in his rulings
My son was sent to prison and the judge said in his rulings that the witness was not crietable due to her lying on the standJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: iowaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: just by DHSJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that there was never any evidence and he was convicted on hearsay and that the judge through out all of our evidence that showed that he was innocent
I have a Visitation case that I am doing pro se. In it, I
I have a Visitation case that I am doing pro se. In it, I need to ask the Judge to Order counseling between my daughter (14) and myself. I am using the Order Modifying Parent-Child Relationship order from texaslawhelp.org. line 6E Other.Also, if my ex is held in Contempt, do I need an Order to establish Custody for myself while she is in jail? The order states "Conservatorship Order: Parents Appointed Conservators" which is fully incorporated into this Order for all purposes. But above this the instructions state "Check one box and attach the appropriate Conservatorship Order."
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I was convicted of vehicular manslaughter in 1990 in the
I was convicted of vehicular manslaughter in 1990 in the state of Michigan. I am 67 years old and would like to work and be productive. Every time I check the yes box regarding being convicted of a felony, I never receive a response. Case in point, I now live in Ohio and applied for a job at Kroger in Findlay, OH. This time I did not check that box. I was interviewed and hired based on my character and attributes. The background check came in after approx. 3 weeks after training and working, needless to say, I was dismissed. What I did was prove that I am still being discriminated against after 26 years. I can't have the conviction based on Michigan law. Do I have any options I can take?JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: It happened in Canton, MI. I was coming home from a pre-season football game. At approx. 2:00 am, a young man stumbled into the left turn lane, he was under the influence of drugs and alcaholJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I went through the court system. I had been drinking as well, so I was found guilty. Due to the circumstances of the case. The judge who handled the bench trial, sentenced me to 5 years probation and 1 year on a tether. My lawyer checked into the expunging and found that Michigan law would not remove the conviction from my record. It's been 26 years and I am still being punished. I did not go to prison and based on my probation officers recommendation I was removed from probation and the tether ahead of time by the judge.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I live with this tragedy everyday of my life. I have not been in any trouble with the law all this time. I can't express how deeply I know that what happened affected a lot of people and am so sorry for all this. I paid my debt to society and would like to move on and be productive and feel good regarding my remorse. It just won't go away, I am a good man, understanding that bad things happen to good people, I just want to feel normal.