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My ex-wife and I were divorced in 2003, when my daughter was

Hello, My ex-wife and I were divorced in 2003, when my daughter was 5 years old, and we filed our child support order in Colorado at that time. I want to note that the age of emancipation was not identified in the order, My daughter and her mother moved to Minnesota from Colorado several years ago when my daughter was about 10 years old. I've been paying child support on time every month, and now my daughter graduates and then turns 18 in July. Minnesota law states that emancipation occurs at 18 years of age, where as Colorado law states that it occurs at 19 years of age. Which state would we follow in regards ***** *****? The child support order is still filed in Colorado, and was never re-filed after 2003. In addition, her mother is moving out of state again, but I believe my daughter will be living with her grandmother, remaining in Minnesota. What do I do in that case?

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Interesting small claims case issues in California. I will

Interesting small claims case issues in California. I will seek a small claims advisor... but can't find answers to my rights as a plaintiff and possible judge's errs at trial.I was a plaintiff that sued in California small claims for damages against a defendant ( Watch repair "expert" that would not return my deceased father's $4000 OMEGA watch I inherited, nor answer where it was, and why it had not been fixed after agreed upon $150 payment made). And the jeweler told me "to take him to court." He had nothing negative to say about me and told the court that I had given him numerous times to return the watch to me. He came to court with my watch band, but did not have the internal components nor the watch face. He advised the judge he would return them to me... and the judge took him at his word.I was prepared to question the defendant and the judge denied my the right to question the defendant at court, after both of us had discussed our position to the judge. I asked him if he was DENYING ME THE RIGHT to question the defendant?He said he was taking the matter under advisement, and denied me. One of my key questions was why the defendant failed to fix the watch in 5 mos. and where it went, who had it, and why he was just bringing the watch to court today and never responded to my many calls and texts as evidenced in my exhibit of my cell phone records of all calls to him? Also key question of why he failed to bring the rest of the watch to court?? did he have the remaining original parts from the watch I gave him to fix??The defendant was professionally served with my request to produce documents at trial, and the judge did not sanction or do anything about defendant's ignoring such summons. This results in factual documents that would have played a key in an outcome to my suing for negligence, failure in all aspects of any reasonable standard of professional business practice, or due care. In addition I attempted to not only recover my stolen property, "but seek relief , not limited to, intentional negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress, professional malpractice (he did not have a valid bus license, nor was he an "expert" or have the right to say on his bus card that he was "a Rolex" repair expert, etc); misrepresentation and fraud." I stated in my original filing all of these things plus "Plaintiff will prove that the defendants actions over a 5 mo. period, were a bad faith pattern or intentional, agregious, and improper business actions."Yes... I threw the book at the defendant but... The judge did not proceed with questions that would prove some or all of these things I alleged against the defendant; failed to allow me my right to review critical "docs requested through summons" to produce docs;I believe I had key questions in voir dire that were critical to the case. Also key docs were not produced at trial to support my case and prove a plurality of damages due to the defendant and hisThe judge ruled in my favor with $2000 damages, court costs of $125, return of my watch band (i.e. Men's 14kt gold mesh bracelet) and ordered the defendant to return the watch movement and etc within a 10 day period.There was no legal explanation that accompanied the judgment.The period expired, and I never got the remaining original swiss movement and gold watch face. So, the judge was DUPED and I am now out the costs of somehow getting a new movement made and new gold face( that I found out could only be done at OMEGA Switzerland and costs $600 plus (if they had the movement from me i.e. the defendant) and now have to find and buy a rare new watch with a special movement to utilize as well as a gold face with sapphire crown that the defendant likely "lost."I went to trial not knowing whether the defendant had my watch or lost it etc. asking 10K max award allowed in CA small claims court $4,000 for watch replacement (if it is possible to value and replace a watch my father gave to me prior to death); $4,000 pain and suffering/infliction of emotional distress; $2000 punatives and otherI am planning to Request to correct or cancel judgement and answer form SC-108. Did the judge err in procedure or law when he denied me voir dire, failed to sanction defendant for ignoring the req to produce docs? I know he did err in court costs in the order granting me $125 instead of the $175 (suing for over 2500 has a higher 75$ filing fee; and I had licensed process server costs of $100 for 2 served papers, so I do have standing to "correct the order."But now the $2,000 amount that was to be "damages" are not inclusive of defendants failure to follow the order. Not only should the judge have sanctioned the defendant at court, for wasting the court and plaintiffs time, and withholding information pertinent to the case, but now I need to somehow ask for more sanctions as a result of the defendant's bad faith failure to follow the order.HELP

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My father is in a nursing home. I have POA. A week ago I went

My father is in a nursing home. I have POA. A week ago I went down to see him only to find out he had surgery without my consent. He has dementia. The nursing home, the doctor that performed the surgery nor the hospital contacted me. It was not a life threatening problem. This has never happened before and he has been in the hospital many times. Don't know where to go from here. Is it legal that they did this without consent?

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Customer: ***** ***** - and it is a family issue.... a little

Customer: ***** ***** - and it is a family issue.... a little complicated.... - let me explain.... My husbands, ex-wife - mother to his 2 children - was just released from prison last Wednesday, on Friday she retained a lawyer in Orlando (we live in Alachua County), and she is going to fight for custody of the children... Prior to her sentence - they shared custody - with her being the primary, so they lived with her - and per the divorce and custody arrangement - he saw the children on a particluar schedule. Then - she was sentenced to serve 6 years, and be on probation for 15 years after that. She served 5.1 years, and was on work release for the last 1.5 years. JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: Absolutely - what other details would you like? JA: OK got it. Last thing — Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $36 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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I live in AZ. I just finished earning my degree from ASU and

I live in AZ. I just finished earning my degree from ASU and applied for academic recognition (summa cum laude), but was told I don't meet the requirements.The written documentation I was provided states that I need to earn 56 credits, with no other requirements cited or references to additional conditions. Yet ASU states their website clarifies that I need to earn 56 credits taken at ASU, and that credits I transferred do not count.It appears that this situation stems from an error on the written documentation provided to me. I believe that even though this was an error, that I have still complied with what I was provided and should be granted my academic recognition.To provide me with written documentation that I have complied with, only to deny me what I was provided in writing that would earn, is akin to a "bait and switch".., at minimum it's some kind of breach of contract.Do I have a case?

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Iwas born in 1948 with last name Spence. Sometime during the

Iwas born in 1948 with last name Spence. Sometime during the mid to late 80's I began signing and using the last name Spencer. The DMV, Social Security, employers also had no problem changing my name and never asked for any kind of legal document proving I had made the change. Just this week I received an offer of employment by a university in Tennessee. Their HR department contacted me about the difference in surname from my application and graduate transcript. I explained that I had changed my last name almost thirty years ago and although they have no problem with that fact, they want me to send them proof that it (my name) has been changed. I never had that done legally. Should I go through the process of petitioning the court for a change now or is there a less cumbersome and simpler (translation = less expensive) way to show them? IDK....is there a de facto or something akin to "common law" in effect since I've been using the name for thirty years?

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My father built a shop on my grandmothers farm she was alive

my father built a shop on my grandmothers farm she was alive and was aware of the buildings and their location for more than 7 years and did not complain. did she provide de facto location of the shop?

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Dimitry, You had helped me in the past and I want to ask

Hi Dimitry, You had helped me in the past and I want to ask you a business set up question, I don't see on here how to initiate a new question to you specifically...

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This question may be accountant or a real estate attorney

This question may be for an accountant or a real estate attorney regard if dissolving an entity might affect the 1031 exchange.A property owner has sold Property A and used 1031 exchange to purchase Property B.At the completion of the exchange, if the owner cancelled the entity of Property A (a Texas LLC in this case and a California LLC for another case), how this cancellation might affect the exchange?If the owner keeps the LLC open, even though the LLC has not been actively used due to the sale, how will this affect the owner for potential litigation against him?If he dissolves the LLC, will this eliminate the liability and potential litigation?Thanks,

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