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What are in kind payments when it comes to imputing income?

What are in kind payments when it comes to imputing income? Does money that gets deposited into a joint account by my wife to pay for bills every month count?This question relates to filling out a financial affidavit for family court

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jb156200

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Income tax question. One parent had custodial custody of

Income tax question.One parent had custodial custody of child for six months and the other had temporary custodial custody for six months....can both claim dependent on income tax? We heard of the tie breaker law that parent with the highest income gets to claim the dependent. In this case the parent with the highest income has already filled out tax papers claiming dependent without the knowledge or consent of the other. What is the benefit of the parent filling first ?

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FamilyAttorney

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JD

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CPS came to our door with accusations of negligence and drug

CPS came to our door with accusations of negligence and drug abuse. I was at work and my wife was with the kids at home. I know the cases are false. I have a job for a to secret government agency and have to have a secret security clearance form time. Something like these allocations could greatly affect that. Also for someone to accuse us not only hurts, makes me angry,scared that it's that easy for this to happen. Can someone tell me I'm right by refusing a drug test in the basis of my 4th amendment rights and off the basis of someone anonymously calling in a complaint?

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Zoey, JD

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Pls! quick background...mom has custody of the child, and

HI, yes pls! quick background...mom has custody of the child, and child is complaining of being spanked by mom's boyfriend and speaks out in group for kids of divorced parents that he is afraid. the biological father of child has a suspended license and is wondering if a court would a)ever grant him custody if child is endangered and b)possibly reinstate license if he becomes physical custodian of childJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NJJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no. asking here first bc the father has no money whatsoever to hire legal counselJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not ight now ok

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LegalGems

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I have been in a family court case NYC for four years

I have been in a family court case NYC for four years because I was talking to my daughter about the case. I am still going through supervised visits. My daughter called me last week and indicated that her mother told her about one of our conversations and mentioned court issues. In other words, her mother has been talking to her about court related issues. I do not have a lawyer. What should I be doing...JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: NYJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I do not have the reourcesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that's it

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LegalGems

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If a wife inherits commercial real estate, and, through the

If a wife inherits commercial real estate, and, through the efforts of the husband, a tenant is found and a least negotiated, is that lease considered marital property for purposes of equitable distribution?

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Ely

Counselor at Law

Juris Doctor

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Law Edu. Follow up and it is a doozy! now. First... I've

Hi Law Edu. Follow up and it is a doozy! Good day now.First...I've learned through a recent file on the record for suit that my lawyer did not file any (not 1) attachment to support such viable claim. But, did attach(As i cite here weeks ago)the relevant depositions, that is it. (Not even my transcript/and not even my child's 2 hour or longer transcript,where child was saying, finally admitting and i quote,"I was robbed of my mom, i was robbed of my "entire life/my world she was to me." My child also cite, "I was being all the time mistreated in "dad home/with his new wife, abused,by step-parent,for some time."I was also called a liar and a bad child by the "caseworker." I was "coerce/force to say things that were not true about my mom by abusive step parent, who always would scare me/frighten me if i did not do it."I was given alot of meds/drugs,and i was said to have "seen a dr., to prove abuse by my mom."But i was old enough to remember IF i seen a dr., and i did not go see a doctor, where i hear a caseworker substantiate abuse."The only abuse i've suffer from was being kept from mom for a long time, and in foster homes, and outside the foster homes, sex abuse, rape, gang-rape and not at any time a cps worker came and remove me, to give me back to mom. My father also did not take care of me at all, but would pretend "he was, so DCF would think he was."DCF barely would "look in other rooms of dad house the short time i was there,and not bounced to many foster homes."DCF would've smell beer/seen dad drunk again if they had visit more and look throughout the house."Caseworker is also friends with step-mom, so she would come by"smoke with step-mom, and hang outside, and or go for rides in each other cars."Shouldn't such relevant facts be included Law Edu; as an exhibit? It was not and i await your feedback before i type the other relevant(HUGE)part in the other part of query thanks again.P.S. daughter is right on them knowing each other on a personal level ...Mom(me)the lawyer i had for custody years prior found documentation LINKING step-mom & caseworker for the state linking them as friends/and or family.During deposition(caseworker, under direct, was asked, "Do you know ----the step mom who is married to the children father.)She said, NO. Flat out,she said NO. Then at depo, we pulled out such proof online and she was force to alter her answer and say,"Um, oh yea."I actually do know her.Yes. we are friends.(Facebookfriends) albeit yes we are friends, yes i know her personally etc.-Yet,again lawyer failed to attach daughter transcript, where child admit, the state worker and her step-mom know each other,as this is clearly a "motive insofar as why the children were given to a crack head,caucasian male, who clearly was not fit,a convicted serious felon, not fit at all to raise a cat,let alone two little children and then teen-children."I really need feedback and await your answer, thanks alot.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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If a couple who had been divorced almost three years ago and

If a couple who had been divorced almost three years ago and share two kids and decides to obtain an order of protection against ex AND named the children on the OPP banning the Mom from seeing the kids at all, does the plaintiff parent assume all custody for the children for the duration of time order is in place (one year)?

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FamilyAttorney

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JD

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I sent you an update of my question regarding

Dear Sir, I sent you an update of my question regarding interjurisdictional enforcement of a*****order for child support payments(new York and Canada). I appreciate your input and expertise and would allow like to know how family court deals with supports orders where the person awarded payments does not try to enforce, use the court or request for payments until a decade later. Thank you.

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Alex J. Esq.

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