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Petitioner (father) is represented by a seasoned attorney

Petitioner (father) is represented by a seasoned attorney and has invested about $40,000 to date. We have joint legal and physical custody of our 2 yr old daughter, as of these past 6 months. Petitioner is on probation for 5 years for his 3rd DUI and his driver's license has been suspended for 2 years. The terms of his probation are to "not drink or possess any alcoholic beverage or be where alcohol is the chief item of sale." However, he continues to drink daily because he is an alcoholic. I subpoenaed both his bank statements (Wells Fargo) and Whole Foods Market (where he buys alcohol) using form subp-010. Petitioner's attorney did not object to them. The purpose is to match his alcohol receipts to his bank statements. Wells Fargo called me this morning to inform me that they cannot comply with the subpoena because there is another name listed on his account and in California ALL parties have to be notified when a subpoena is served. I'm pretty sure it's his mother's name listed on his account but I'm not 100% sure. Should I subpoena the Petitioner's attorney instead (using pleading paper) to bring his bank statement to court? There is no judicial council form, or do you have an alternative suggestion? The hearing is on Oct 17th.

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Christopher B, Esq.

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I have a son 4 years old stays with me olmost every weekend,

I have a son 4 years old stays with me olmost every weekend, i want to get full custody what are my chances? I have a house a bedrrom for him, a lisense baby seater to tsje care of him and she can take and pick him up from school. His mom has a little two bedroom apartment she stays in one bedroom with her parner and on the other bedrrom stays my son, a 6 year old my son step brother a 12 and a 17 year old my son step sisters. Another thing his mom works and leaves my son with his 11 or 17 year old sister to baby seat him or with the neibhor 6 days a week from 7 to 6, and she did not put my son at school because she says does not have time to take him or pick him up. She also is violent to my son bets him often.

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Asad Rahman

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As a pro se in a child custody case, is a motion for

As a pro se in a child custody case, is a motion for discovery necessary for documentary evidence to be permissible at the default hearing with the magistrate?

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DrakeLAW

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I am trying to find out how I can file a motion in a state

I am trying to find out how I can file a motion in a state district court on a divorce case. The plaintiff(wife) is in possession of property that belongs to me(father of the respondent). This property belongs wholly and solely to me and is not part of any property acquired by the parties during the marriage. A list of the property owned by me has been provided to the plaintiff and both attorneys of record. I have paid for the attorney for the defendent (my son). Both attorneys have failed to address the problem. The defendent is currently incarcerated so I have hired and paid for his attorney. How can I file a pro se motion in state district court to retrieve my property?

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JD 1992

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Oh wow. I am wondering if I need to submit a reply to an

Oh wow. Hi. I am wondering if I need to submit a reply to an objection to my motion filed by Respondent, or if I am submitting a response?JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: WAJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: about this? NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have a million questions. I'm Pro Se at the tail end of an incredibly abusive litigation after leaving an abusive husband. Our daughter has autism, so I'm dealing with some ADA violations as well.

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My wife filed for divorce in Broward county, South Florida.

Good morning,My wife filed for divorce in Broward county, South Florida. A hearingvhas not yet been scheduled and lawyer whose services I've ratained has alrady filed a notice of appearance. Now, after paying all my dues for the month of September, I don't think I will be able to afford a continued representation. The case is already in motion and a hearing should be scheduled soon. There are no children and no property to be split, so it is a simple procedure, even though I regret my wife's initiative.My question is, can I dismiss my current lawyer at this stage in the proceedings? Is it advisable? I can follow up on all the updates and dates of hearings through the clerk of courts registry so may not need any more representation.If so, how should I do so? I know I have to send him a written letter, but what's next after I have paid all my dues?I appreciate your advise immensely and I thank you for it. It's been strangely hard to get any pro bono advice over the phone since I am not currently in Florida, but I trust you can provide me the answers I need before I let my currently lawyer know about my hesitations.Best regards,Felipe Pantin (###) ###-####***@******.***

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What section of 750 IL CS 5/506 deals with requisite conduct

What section of 750 IL CS 5/506 deals with requisite conduct of a GAL and how best can that be leverage to address clear discriminatory bias by this GAL during tenure on the case, as a breach to terms of their appointment by the court.

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Divorced in December in NJ. Didn't realize that I signed off

Divorced in December in NJ. Didn't realize that I signed off on QDRO. I assumed that since it is settled outside of divorce that I could negotiate terms too. Found out that this is not so. I used my inheritance to pay husbands's debt before divorce. He lost job and wasn't in any hurry to get one. I divorced him. I wanted to negotiate that into QDRO since I want my money back. Our children are in college and I am left to foot all the bills. He gets no alimony and I get no child support. He has been on 9 long weekend vacations or getaways and is living the life. Is there a way I can go back and re-open the QDRO? I haven't agreed to how it is to be split or settled yet. Please advise.

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Olivia Kent

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My trial is less than 30 days away, yet, my wife's attorney

Hi. My trial is less than 30 days away, yet, my wife's attorney continues to ignore my questions for clarity on huge inconsistencies on her final declarations. Things have be omitted, bank statements cut off, etc. I have done a meet and confer and now have filed a motion to compel. None of it seems to do anything and they keep stalling. Although our trial is specific to spousal support and in the end being late and stalling the production of documents doesn't really impact the SS calculation, why would they expose themselves to #1 being untruthful on her paperwork, #2 not giving me the information required by the rules of trial. Is there some type of strategy on their side I should be aware of? I am In Pro Per, so I just feel like they have some trick up their sleeve. It just doesn't feel right.

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MIAMILAW1127

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