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I want to pass my estate in Wyoming, real estate and

I want to pass my estate in Wyoming, real estate and household items, to my son when I die. How can I do this so that he doesn't pay inheritance tax?

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Loren

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Normally I just get my son for the whole month of July, but

Normally I just get my son for the whole month of July, but I do shift work and I feel that I miss time with him and would like to try the other summer possession option. I don't understand how to determine what days I can get him and what days I would have to return him to his mom and what the length of those days would be. Our possession order for the summer is for parents who reside less than 100 miles apart.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: In regards to?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, we do have a court order already. I'm just wanting to understand the extended summer possession better.

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FamilyAttorney

Appellate attorney & former trial lawyer

JD

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When a mother gives birth does the father have any rights to

when a mother gives birth does the father have any rights to the baby. if the father is not on the birth certificate.JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: and what right do i have

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Barrister

Attorney/Landlord/Realtor

Doctoral Degree

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The father of my 3 children has a drug and alcohol problem.

The father of my 3 young children has a drug and alcohol problem. He has not been around for the past couple of months and is now asking to pick up the kids and take them to San Diego. He has no Drivers License and 3 DUIs and has never taken care of the kids longer than a couple of hours. Am I breaking the law if I don't let him pick up the kids?

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Barrister

Attorney/Landlord/Realtor

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I'm in a custody case where I threatened suicide in front of

I'm in a custody case where I threatened suicide in front of the kids sitterJA: I'm sorry if I'm reading you wrong here, but it seems as though you might be considering committing suicide or hurting yourself. Am I right?Customer: NoJA: Okay. Let's try this again. How can I help you? What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: We had 9 months of mediationJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: mutually agreed upon an 11 page document hold on for one minuteJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Well... she shredded the 11 page document that the mediator sent to her attorney then filed orders against me for a full mental health evaluation, guardian ad litem, 100% custody with me having supervised visitation only and paying 100% attorney fees I asked the Forensics Examiner for the MMPI2 results and he refused to give them to me until he was done with his report. At first he was very combative, so I filed a complaint with the Ohio Board of Psychology. He threatened to walk off of the case and I am doing what I can to bring him back on (knowing that now there's a biased opinion)... and my Ex has now filed for me to pay ALL attorney feesJA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.Customer: OK. My attorney advised me to do the following... Mike,Here is a summary of what Dr. Lowenstein will require from you in order to become re-involved with the custodial evaluation:1. You will need to formally withdraw the complaint with the Board of Psychology. Based upon the email that you received from the Board, an electronic message is not sufficient to accomplish that task. It needs to be in writing.2. You will need to also withdraw the complaint that you filed alleging that your civil rights have been violated.3. Dr. Lowenstein will require that you prepare and sign a statement indicating that you will no longer threaten or actually file frivolous board complaints in an attempt to have him removed from the case.4. Dr. Lowenstein will require your full cooperation in the matter. He indicated that you rebuffed his request to schedule a second follow-up interview and started to question his motives for making that second request.The magistrate views your Board complaints as frivolous. The email message from the Board supports the notion that your complaints were not well-founded. Even after supposedly withdrawing the complaint (which you did not), you asked a Board employee to participate in the meeting with Magistrate Novack. Dr. Lowenstein indicated that he made it clear to you and your psychiatrist's office that the MMPI results would be released when his final report was issued. He further stated that he never gave you any reason to believe that he would not turn over the raw data and that it was a timing issue.At this point, you really need a psychologist to present a report that indicates that your fit to parent. Rather than trying to get Dr. Lowenstein removed, it's in your best interest to cooperate with his evaluation and demonstrate that you're capable of parenting.Martin

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FamilyAttorney

Appellate attorney & former trial lawyer

JD

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I have two question to clarify an agreement between my ex

I have two question to clarify an agreement between my ex wife and I.The first issue is in reference to payment for my sons schooling.The agreement states "Catholic School Tuition: the child currently attends St. Therese Pre-School. The parties agree that the child shall continue to attend elementary school at st therese through eigth grade and mother and father shall split the cost of said tuition evenly. Any work that mother does for the school which results in a credit to the tuition shall be deducted from Mothers half of pre-work cost of the yearly tuition."The question is, what constitutes "tuition". There is what is labeled "tuition" there is an "assessment fee" a "registration fee" and "service hours (required volunteer hours)". I have paid half of the tuition and my ex is insisting that I pay half of the others. It is my opinion that those are not addressed in our agreement and it specifically states "tuition" and the others are a duty of the primary custodial parent (her).Note that i want to pay my fair share, but i am really starting to question where my monthly child support payments go.Second issue. I feel like my ex is interfering with my custody time. Every day when i take my son to the bus in the morning and get him off the bus in the afternoon on my custodial days, she is at the bus stop, and either runs to the bus to get him off (in front of me) or waits in the morning to see him to the bus. Occassionaly isnt a big deal, but this has continued to be a daily burden and I am no longer willing to let it continue if its within my power.

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FamilyAttorney

Appellate attorney & former trial lawyer

JD

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My mother recently died in FL and willed mineral rights to

My mother recently died in FL and willed mineral rights to property in PA to my brothers and me. Local attorneys have looked at the original deed and said the mineral rights belong to us, but a shale attorney says the ownership is too vague. How do we file a claim for ownership in a local court?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: PennsylvaniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, but we are planning to do so. However, a local lawyer looked at it last year and said my mother owned the rights. It's a bit of a tangle. It's the shale attorney who is the problemJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We do not own the surface rights because the property was sold to someone else. However, the mineral rights were retained. The shale attorney claims its vague but the person who owns the property told us that his attorney said my mother owned the rights.

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JD 1992

Juris Doctor

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What would someone need to do about getting rights to see

What would someone need to do about getting rights to see her son after getting out of being in jail for 2 years?JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: TexasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No she has notJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just need to know what direction to go in beginning to get her son back for her.

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FamilyAnswer

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I was wondering how child support is determined when a

I was wondering how child support is determined when a parent is a bartender and makes most of their money in tips? My ex only recently started this job and has bounced from job to job since we were together. Thanks in advance for any helpJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Hi, New JerseyJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that o can think of now

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DrakeLAW

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