I am in a same-sex relationship. We traveled to Vermont to
I am in a same-sex relationship. We traveled to Vermont to get a civil union 14 years ago, and also made our wills, POA, and health-care POA. I legally changed my name. Our civil union was not recognized in WI where we live. When it became legal, we got married.Do we need more legal paperwork, or are we okay? Should we get passports this year, just in case? I'm terrified that the government will declare same-sex marriages invalid.
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Greetings, I am currently living in Costa Rica with my son,
Greetings, I am currently living in Costa Rica with my son, and for the last 8 years, his mother and I have shared custody based on verbal agreements. Things have recently shifted and i am being villainized by her family, and I believe they are scheming to take control of my son's future. I was scheduled to bring him home this weekend, but they have not responded to my need to have a clear schedule of custody sharing, and my fear is that once I return him, they will start legal action that would keep him in their possession. I want to know my rights in this matter, are you available for a consultation by phone or skype since I am not in the country.
My ex is suing me of a court order in our divorce case. He
Hi. My ex is suing me for contempt of a court order in our divorce case. He has demanded a 125 a mandatory disclosure in the state of NH. I am self employed. My tax return treats all income as such providing both profit and loss for the year. So Am insupposed to provide a three month ( for 2016) profit loss statement? I trade stock as part of my income. Do I need to provide profit and loss including that income ( which inaccurately represents what I will make for the year as it is very variable over the course of the year) or can I say I expect my income to be the same this year as it has been for the past three years... Instead of the profit loss statement. That figure will more accurately represent my income.
I was awarded half my husbands NJ Police Pension and
I was awarded half my husbands NJ Police Pension and continued survivor-ship after his death. It was the carrot he held out in the divorce settlement, our only asset due to having a severely disabled child who ate up all our funds in care cost for the 36 years we were married. I would maintain my half in divorce and as well as remain the irrevocable beneficiary even after his death to continue to receive my half, since I was unable to work because I had to be the caregiver to our child. We have been in pay status for more than 12 years. My husband began paying into the NJ Police Pension in 1979.Now after the divorce, the QUADRO says I lose the death benefit so when he dies, I cease to collect all pension payments AND I cannot be the beneficiary to the Life insurance associated with the pension in addition to the survivor spouse benefit.My husband did not work outside the Police, therefore, has not paid into Social Security because paying into the NJ Police Pension was mandatory Security.I am aware the pension was changed around 1984 but aren't we grandfathered... My Ex husband is in very bad health, with Heart disease...I was told overr the Phone before the divorce that the NJ POlice Pension Board had to comply with the Court Order I was awarded and so was my husband... Now it's a different storyIs this true and how can this be legal since the Pension is supposed to be equivalent to Social Security Benefits. I would be entitled to Benefits divorced under Social Security.Please tell me what I can do???
My wife left me and our home since last September. She
Hi,My wife left me and our home since last September. She returns sometimes to get her own belongings, not for me. I decided to divorce her. My question is can I have someone ( bailiff, police officer, lawyer ) to officially state her absence before going the see a lawyer?I m still responsible for her in case she will get pregnant elsewhere and therefore will be responsible for the baby. This declaration will enforce my position for the divorce.Should I do something else to show to the Juge that she abonded her family home?Thank you so muchDel
Lived with boyfriend years.....I needed a paper to DES
Lived with boyfriend for 2 years.....I needed a paper to DES stating I was living with him to get medical benefits. He was at work but told me to sign it for him....I did. Now we are broken up and he is telling police that it was fraud. What do I do?