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How do i get my son back: The Mother of my child has migrated
How do i get my son back:The Mother of my child has migrated to USA with my child in the middle of a child custody to which i have full custody of the child and there is also a court order that states the child should should leave our country's jurisdiction with both parents consent. We are all Jamaicans. I was told that this is a case of parentally abduction... but i don't know whats the process for getting my son back. Warrants have also been issues for her in Jamaica at the ports and in her community.I so need to know if there is a specific time in which this has to be done
I'm a Mexican National that's married to a Mexican National.
I'm a Mexican National that's married to a Mexican National. I live in the US and he is lives in Mexico. I have a divorce pending in Mexico but he won't sign unless I come back. My status won't allow me to turn to Mexico to go to court. Does the Fast- Track law allow me to still get the divorce without his signature. There is no property involved but I do have a son that was from a different father that he adopted. We have been separate for 3 years.
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My wife and I were married in Texas 12 years ago. We have
My wife and I were married in Texas 12 years ago. We have both lived overseas past 7 years - mainly Singapore on my company assignment. We'd like to file (uncontested), but have no chance to reside in Texas (or the US)in the coming years. How can we do this?
Mr Gorin, can you advice on how I can fire my attorney and
Mr Gorin, can you advice on how I can fire my attorney and represent myself in a divorce matter.What challenges am I likely to face going pro se from overseas?A intend to make a special/limited representation to contest personal jurisdiction over myself and subject matter jurisdiction re child.Additionally can you advice if a state has jurisdiction to order a determination of parentage test for a child born of a marriage in an overseas jurisdiction and who has never lived in the state where the marriage petition is being filed.
Hi, I am married Indian man, leaving in the US for the past
Hi,I am married Indian man, leaving in the US for the past 8 months and for the last 3 months i have been dating a divorced woman. She is aware that i am married and both of us have expressed our desire to get married. is marriage workable for us. please advise our options. we love and would like this relationship to continue.
I am a psychoanalyst and have a patient who is Swedish and
I am a psychoanalyst and have a patient who is Swedish and married to a woman (for 30 years) who is from Prague. He is planning to divorce her and she knows this. They have lived in Washington DC for 12 years and have a house there. His term of employment in the US is to come to an end in August 2014. His wife has pleaded with him to remain in the USA until she can get a green card. (Their two daughters were raised in the US and are US citizens). His wife understands that he will file for divorce but he has yet to do so in the US. He tried to divorce her from Sweden (she even signed the papers) but this was done, basically, online and was not binding. His assumption is that when he leaves the USA in August that his wife will have no choice but also to leave. At contest--above all else--is their home in Washington DC which is worth a considerable amount.So, to my questions:1. He contends that if he leaves the USA, so must she, and that she could not divorce him in the USA. As they were married in Prague, he argues, any divorce would have to be activated abroad. In any event, he does not wish to divorce her in the USA as he thinks he would not get a good settlement.2. I am in doubt about this thinking. Even if one is not a US citizen, even if one does not have a green card, even if his wife has to leave the country, does this preclude her (or her lawyers) from divorving him in the USA? They have lived her, they own property her, and she claims that now--after 12 years--she qualifies for a green card.3. Can someone in process of applying for a green card still be deported, or, does her status allow her to contest this for some time to come?4. And lastly, even assuming she has to leave, can her legal team not put a quash on the sale of their DC home on the grounds that it is partly hers? If she cannot divorce him in the USA, can she still claim under US law that she has a right to this home?I think you get the gist of my questions. My patient, I think, believes he can leave the USA, force his wife to follow him, and divorce her later in Europe when the home could be sold. I think she has rights under US law even if not a citizen and that she could put a block of sorts on the sale of the home for an indefinite period of time.I look forward to your reply
My wife an I are both from California but got married in OkinawaView more family law questions
My wife an I are both from California but got married in Okinawa Japan while I was stationed there. How can I get divorced in Okinawa Japan if my wife an I have been separated an never lived together. We have no connection with each other after she went back to the states. I would like to get divorced ASAP since we are no longer together. We got married almost a year ago but have never lived together