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My spouse filed for divorce in Texas in October 2016 and is

My spouse filed for divorce in Texas in October 2016 and is stalling, can I file too or is there a form I can print to move to a request for mediation?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Texas, Cooke CountyJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I applied for legal aide but my case was not taken on so I am pro-se trying to move this divorce forward to a final decreeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I have been divorced for 5 years. My ex has a new attorney

I have been divorced for 5 years. My ex has a new attorney who is filing motions, discoveries, depositions at me. All was fine until they sent over A Notice of Taking Deposition on my current wife. How do we fight that?

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I need to send document with notary. Do I have to have all

I need to send document with notary. Do I have to have all documents when I go mortuary and posted? Do I have to go post office or just mail into mailbox?

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I have a few questions regarding support. 1). I am not

I have a few questions regarding support.1). I am not employed and when my attorney did the financial sheet he used my temporary employment as income and now I do not receive income from anywhere how do I go about modifying that before final orders are made?2) My husband abandoned myself and our two children 9 mo ago at the time I was a house wife and a full time student I had to sub lease my apartment to prevent my credit getting to a place of not being able to rent in the future leaving me with no options but to move in with my in-laws. Since he has not paid anything towards the support of our children and I mean this literally nothing at all. Can I do something about the financial responsibility he as a parent has for those 9 mo?3). My husband was ordered to pay temporary support starting Dec 1st and I have not received anything at all. We spoke and he said he will give it to my attorney on wed and today is Jan 18th so he is coming owing me two months and he will keep doing this as long as he is allowed to. He said that his employer hasn't gotten the paper work yet even though he has it himself to provide to employer. Who is responsible for getting this paperwork to his employer? what can I do?4). Also we were order to attend parenting class I did but he never did what should be done?5). In the time he was absent before he finally decided to file for divorce he made only one attempt to visit our children now he wants them from Thurs-Sun and I am not willing to give up all the time free with my children. Now he has not seen our children for over three weeks because I was order to meet him across town for the exchange and since then I have no more access to a vehicle nor do I have a valid driver's license (neither does he but he doesn't know that yet) so he was meeting me closer to home but his parents filed a restraining order against him and now he is attempting to punish me through my children by not showing and trying to force me to get them at night 30 mi from home. He has not once shown on time or returned them on time or even kept them the full ordered days since the temporary orders have gone into effect. What can I do about this it is really messing with my children's emotional stability?6) when I went to my temp hearing I was under the impression EVERYTHING was temporary now my attorney said that I agree to joint custody but he never informed me this would be a permanent order and I am stuck with that. If I had known this I would have never agreed to it. Now my husband is putting my children in very compromising situations and I want to be able to prevent that by having full custody what can I do?7) I was married to him or currently am married to him for 10 years and so he could do his thing with work I became a full time house wife caring for the home and our children. When he left I was a housewife and a full time University student I want spousal support how do I go about that and how long will I be able to receive it and how much? His gross monthly income is 4808.00

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My mother's increasing dementia and lack of mobility has

Hello. My mother's increasing dementia and lack of mobility has made her a danger to herself and others in a home where she exists as an extreme hoarder. The danger of getting out of the house in case of fire is great. Stairs are almost impossible to manage. Her bedroom is piled so high she an not sleep in her bed; her bed is completely covered. She is currently enroute to The Masonic Home in Alma, MI, discharged from Beaumont Hospital. She has been caring for a legallly disabled daughter in the home, with severe mental problems, obesity, on oxygen, unable to step very far safely, or cook for herself. The daughter is now threatening - I believe - my mother that she must not stay in Alma, but only submit to therapy, then leave to return and take care of her. My sister shouldn't be in that house even now, and my mother couldn't take care of her. It is possible that Alma could be a place for both my mother and my sister, but the sister now refuses to consider going which seems to have swayed my mother's resolve to retire there. Hospitals have said they will send an inspector to see the home, but none has arrived. The home health care workers from Beaumont should never have allowed this to happen, but they are getting paid, are they not, so I believe they have neglected their duty, another subject perhaps. How to save both my mother and my sister? My sister would never go anywhere willingly. But evenutally would expire. My mother will certainly die if she returns home.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. My mother's complete lack of mobility and falling has only happened in the last two weeks.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Oh my, I don't think so...

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I have a hearing in Murfreessboro, TN this Friday. The

I have a hearing in Murfreessboro, TN this Friday. The hearing is on my Ex-wife's Emergency Motion to Suspend my Parenting Time with our 3 minor children ages 6-3. The Mother and I are divorced with a final decree and parenting plan where we share joint decision making. Tonight, I received a Subpoena Duces Tecum from Ex-wife's attorney, I'm ProSe in case, for Clinical Records pertaining to counseling with our minor children. The fact that the kids were going to counseling was kept from me all together and hidden until now. I've even asked the mom in an email if the kids were seeing any doctors or therapist and got no reply. My question is, is there a way to keep the records out? My understanding from a previous case I was a party to is that because she did not let me know about the counseling that she cannot use the Therapist, the records, or anything relating to them as evidence in our case? Can you provide me with a statue or case law in support or does parenting plan govern?

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My brother was granted custody of his two girls in Aug of

My brother was granted custody of his two girls in Aug of 2016 by default judgement but there is no order signed by the judge? Now the mom came by and took the girls and we can't get them back. What do we need to do to get the order I don't understand?

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I am representing myself in a custody matter. We have a

I am representing myself in a custody matter. We have a joint custody order - and the other party's attorney is sending me letter after letter threatening to take me to court for issues the other party has brought forth that are not accurate. (ie - stating that I am not communicating about medical issues of the child if she had a fever and was given ibuprofen) What is the best way to handle this?

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I'm filing a pro se motion in family court and am trying to

I'm filing a pro se motion in family court and am trying to figure out the return dates. Once I file I understand that I need to allow 24 days from the date of mailing. How long does the Plaintiff have to respond and then how many days before the return date do I have to respond to the counter?

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