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My mother has been with her male partner for over 25 years.

Hello,JA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?Customer: My mother has been with her male partner for over 25 years. They reside in FLA. She has title to her condo, but has a $150k mortgage, which she can't afford on her own. Her only source of income is SS. Her partner, Mike, has been helping her pay her mortgage for years. He lived in her condo for several years. At this time, he has moved out and rents an apartment. They still co-habitate either at his place or hers. He will not marry her or provide any proof that she is in his will. I am currently working on getting her a living will with a quit claim deed to include her condo. My question is, does she have any rights from him as far as income and/or benefits from his will/trust? He is a semi-retired Chiropractor and still owns the business. Thank you.JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: by whom?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so.

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I been with my fiance 12 years her children never been there

I been with my fiance 12 years her children never been there for her I and my son have took care of her she just passed away this week can her children take the house from me?

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Last August my boyfriend/babys father, was arrested for

Hello,Last August my boyfriend/babys father, was arrested for criminal mischief along with Domestic Violence. Court is March 1 (trial) and a couple of days ago my neighbor told me someone was outside my door saying my name and that I have been served by refusal. I didnt however see a subpoena. Just today my landlord contacted me saying the DAs office called her asking where I am. I have not received a subpoena, other than the one in the mail I was supposed to sign and return, which I have not however, what does service by refusal mean and is that even possible to do?This is obviously a situation, like many, where we had a fight and things went too far and my bf was arrested. It has been a huge strain on our lives, we just had a baby 3 months ago and the restraining order doesnt allow contact which breaks my heart.I dont want to testify against him. However, I dont know what I can do. Was I even served? How can I challenge that? Alternatively, if I was served, can I refuse to testify?I am in Colorado and am not finding much help online. Im afraid to call the DAs office to ask.Thank you.

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My divorce decree states, "All parties are restrained from

My divorce decree states, "All parties are restrained from having the child on an overnight basis in the presence of a party of the opposite sex to whom the parties are not related by blood or marriage, or any lover/paramour." My spouse and I live in the state of South Carolina, we do not have a marriage certificate however do consider ourselves to be married. I want to make sure we are not violating my divorce agreement.

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I have a question regarding relationships. I am currently

Good Morning, I have a question regarding relationships. I am currently living with my boyfriend in Texas, this year will be 6 years. we have never considered us a married couple. We have never called or told anyone we were a married couple. He has had an affair and is currently still seeing this woman. My delimena is do I have any rights since we were in a committed relationship. I financially depend on him for a place to live right now.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NOJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Will there be a fee?

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Is this free and legit, How does bigamy law work,

HiJA: Hello. What is your issue regarding?Customer: Is this free and legitJA: The Family Lawyer's require payment for their services. It's way less expensive on JustAnswer than face-to-face would cost.Customer: How does bigamy law workJA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No I have notJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not sure

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What are the elements to prove an informal marriage in

What are the elements to prove an informal marriage in Texas? A and B been living together 5 years, bought house, cars, etc. must they file for divorce or can they just agree to split property on their own and if they did would it cause problems?

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My male friend moved into my home shortly before Christmas.

My male friend moved into my home shortly before Christmas. The home and vehicle were purchase in my name PRIOR to us meeting and my finances are also in my name and PRIOR to our meeting. Are we considered common law married? How do I protect myself in this? We don't consider ourselves married, we've not introduced ourselves as husband and wife and correct those who assume such.

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My husband and I have a double proxy marriage from Montana.

My husband and I have a double proxy marriage from Montana. We both now live in SC and he wants a divorce. We have a 19 month old son. He is trying to tell me that our marriage isn't recognized here, I need to know if that is true or not.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: We live in South Carolina.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yet. I plan on it, but I wanted to see if I could get an answer without having to pay first.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't want the divorce.

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