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I am about to change jobs that will help me just make ends

Hello, I am about to change jobs that will help me just make ends meet without resorting to side freelance jobs, and my ex-wife is pressuring me to give her more money, or else she will have Child Support Services involved. I feel I am being taken advantage of and she is claiming I was not giving enough to begin with. I don't know how to respond and protect myself. I have had a hard time paying my bills on time for the past 2 years.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I live in California.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: About what in particular? And thank you for replying by the way.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have been the sole contributor to a joint account for our 2 kids, and my ex lives with another man, in what used to be my apartment too. I feel insulted that I already pay indirectly for this person as well to begin with. She claims he has nothing to do with it.

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My ex is trying to terminate my spousal support for

My ex is trying to terminate my spousal support for cohabitation. My boyfriend lives in another state, we do not share living expenses and we spend maybe 6 days per month together if that. does he have a case. My boyfriend also has 50% custody of his children. Also proving he does not live with me full timeJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: vaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: yesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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My son and his wife are in the process of divorce, but do

My son and his wife are in the process of divorce, but do not as yet have any official documents. My son wants to purchase a condo for himself. If he does so will the spouse have any claim to this property. Or would it be better for me to purchase and after divorce transfer to him. I don't know how a mortgage would work in that case.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New York State, Westchester CountyJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I believe that is all main question is would spouse have any claim to the property since she does get half of the house they owned. He is giving her that house.

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I was wondering the rights of a potential father, someone I

I was wondering the rights of a potential father, someone I know is getting called out publically on social media on being a father of a child that he does not have proof he is...isn't this slander?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: new yorkJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not really

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Is a kiss of a cousin under the age of 12 considered

Is a kiss of a cousin under the age of 12 considered misdemeanor child abuse?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: YesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The child is very affectionate and likes to kiss and hug everyone, and the parents know this fact.

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During the divorce action, what is leagal name of two

During the divorce action, what is leagal name of two people?Still married?Middle of divorce, can call still "during the marriage"?

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What if an adult reports a past abuse situation that

What if an adult reports a past sexual abuse situation that happened as a young teenager - with another older (but of age) teenager - as a mandated reporter, am I obligated to report this IF the said adult does not want it reported?JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: PennsylvaniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: This person does not want it reported, the parents are aware and do not want it reported, and she does not want any legal recourse

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State of Georgia: Divorced Couple with 2 kids, father has

State of Georgia: Divorced Couple with 2 kids, father has been paying child support based on prior income of 80,000 average/ yr. He moved out of state for 7 months and returned to Georgia accepting a position for less than half the amount. In the meantime, the custodial parent moved in with her boyfriend and quit her job. How will this affect his child support payments?

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My ex husband pays $160 a month child support for our 15

My ex husband pays $160 a month child support for our 15 year old daughter. I would like a modification. Would I have to take him back to court?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ColoradoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: There is an order for child support but it was from about 10+ years ago.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I would also like to talk about back child support. Thank you

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