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My husband and I are currently seperated and looking at

My husband and I are currently seperated and looking at getting divorced. We currently reside in WA state. We have two children ages 13 and 11, my oldest however is not his, nor has he ever adopted him. I would eventually perhaps by the end of summer would like to move to SC with my children, that is where my family is and will definetly need the support. Here in WA I would have no one.My biggest concerns are will I be able to leave the state with my children without having a huge battle?I am currently staying at a friends house with my children because staying in the house was unbearable. If I were to move back into the home and my husband move out, is there a way i could either file for bankruptcy in order to keep making payments on my house? I just don't know how i will be able to afford it by myself.We also have a truck that is in both of our names, he refuses to have anything to do with it, can I make him pay half of the monthly payment?if I were to get child support, would he pay for both children or just the one? also on average what is the monthly amount?

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LegalGems

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I am now divorced since 2013. I am just wondering if I am

I am now divorced since 2013. I am just wondering if I am allowed to have a copy of my ex's taxes in North Carolina. He makes alot of money. 8,000 monthly starting three years ago and supposedly from his notice of getting the job he receives a 10,000 bonus yearly. I get decent child support from him 2,400 but being forced to move to another state having to buy a home and now back in school trying to get my degree so I can work in an area that has no real jobs has been hard. He wont give them to me and spouts off a bunch of legal jargon and BS to deflect from my request. I do not want to financially ruin my husband but considering he claims two of the kids on his taxes and I am the primary caretaker, and do the lionshare of raising them...I dont think asking for a copy is a big deal.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: North CAROLINA. we divorced in Georgia but I had to move up to North Carolina so he could see the kids.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no...I spent all my money on the divorce...he raked me through the coals...Im afraid I will be in debt again and he will get what he wants.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Im an Army Vet, and he is retired military.

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Lucy, Esq.

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I'm married stay home dad with 2 toddlers (16 months) & one

I'm married stay home dad with 2 toddlers (16 months) & one more on the way needing information on divorce.

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FamilyAnswer

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I am currently dealing with a custody nightmare w my newborn

I am currently dealing with a custody nightmare w my newborn son after separating from an abusive relationship.When i moved out of the apartment we shared, I took my son. His father then filed for a temporary restraining order alleging abuse and mental illness. He was able to take temporary possession of my son via the granting of this ex parte order. These allegations were investigated, declared unfounded, and the permanent restraining order was denied by the judge. Despite this, he would not agree to let me see my son or have any time with him.He filed for a second restraining order the next day alleging that I was stalking him and sending people to his apartment to harm him. It was also denied. They requested a hearing anyway, it was dismissed.He testified on record during the second hearing that he has purchased a firearm to "protect himself." When the second order was denied, he made threats outside of the courtroom to "take things into his own hands."He filed for sole custody that same day. I am now waiting for the hearing which isn't for several weeks. His family is still refusing me any access to my son, and they are discussing my mental health and other details of this case on social media (publicly) and to third parties.Since they would not cooperate, the custody judge who will be hearing the case did order them to report for court-supervised visitation in the meantime. They have not responded to the requests to schedule in a week.He has gone to great lengths to make it look like I am abusive towards him and mentally unstable, twisting stories or outright lying to cover up the reasons why I had to leave, and to try to make it seem justified that he's kept my own baby from me now for several weeks, even after his legal action has failed. Will the pattern of his behavior before and during my separation from him be relevant to the judges decision? Is there anything else I can do to see my child?

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What mothers right do I have with sharing time with my

What mothers right do I have with sharing time with my husband since we are barely filing for divorce and custody but have been living separately since 11/1/16JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yet I just moved out of the house and will file everything this weekJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We have been sharing time equally but I want to know legally do I have to until we file for custody?

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Brandon M.

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When can the DCCS (Department Child Care Services) make

When can the DCCS (Department Child Care Services) make child support orders? The DCCS is trying to order me to pay child support to my soon to be exwife from June 2015. However, my daughter was not living with my wife. My daughter was living 2 hrs away from her, with her maternal grandmother. My soon to be exwife moved my daughter to live with her in April 2016 after I served her with court documents. What can I do? I don't think it's fair that my wife get money, when she didn't even live with my daughter, or in the same county. Is there a time frame to establish jurisdiction for child support? Should I be ordered to pay once jurisdiction is established, or met?

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Sue

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In the midst of a custody case, how do I avoid being accused

in the midst of a custody case, how do I avoid being accused of not supporting my children while waiting for the hearing?it hasn't happened but I'd like to make sure that I don't get accused of such a thing. the mother of the children refuses to send them back now that the summer period is over, so I'm waiting on a hearing to establish custody and support

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Law Tutor, Esq.

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I went through a divorce, I am not asking for a modification

I went through a divorce, I am not asking for a modification of the current orderI changed jobs and now make less than 1/2 of what I used.My wife was given sole legal custody because we can not make joint decisions (this is because she refuses to discuss issues with me)My wife's lawyer is now requesting that I submit to a psychological evaluation and/or mental examinationshe also request a specific phdshe also wants me to pay for itshe refers to section 452.375 RSMoshe also states I have anger issuesshe also states that I have threatened the minor children in the petitioner's presenceshe also states alot of other baseless claimsDo I have to submit to this?is there a motion I can file to counter this?

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Law Tutor, Esq.

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As a pro se, how and when do i get to argue my case and

As a pro se, how and when do i get to argue my case and present relevant case law during a custody hearing?

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