Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Family Law Questions
Back on June 14th I asked you a question about mediation in
For Law Educator, Paul back on June 14th I asked you a question about mediation in a civil case. Where the original petition was dismissed by the plaintiff and the attorney was going to file an amende… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
I went through a divorce in January. One week before our
I went through a divorce in January. One week before our divorce hearing before the judge him and i signed a private agreement on how we would divide the property and how much spousal support he would… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,871 satisfied customers
I am a divorced 63-yr old female living in California. I
I am a divorced 63-yr old female living in California. I receive spousal support and live in my own home. My significant other is a 64-yr old divorced male, also living in California, in his own home.… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,037 satisfied customers
After a 2 plus yr divorce where my ex used lies and slander
after a 2 plus yr divorce where my ex used lies and slander to get the court to award support and ch support and atty fees we have come to the trial date here on the 30th...2 1/2 yrs ago she was order… read more
lucy7368
lucy7368
Juris Doctor
763 satisfied customers
Need advice with child support spousal support separation
Need advice with child support spousal support separation divorce questions … read more
Expert James
Expert James
Doctoral Degree
12,671 satisfied customers
My ex attacked me 4 years ago, so I divorced him. I suffered
My ex attacked me 4 years ago, so I divorced him. I suffered from ptsd and physical damage to my back and neck. My lawyer didn't meet with me prior to mediation so a lot of my wishe weren't aired. I a… read more
FamilyAttorney
FamilyAttorney
Appellate attorney & former trial lawyer
JD
1,461 satisfied customers
I am going through a divorce and trying to mediate it! want
I am going through a divorce and trying to mediate it! want to know if I am getting my fair amount. … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,037 satisfied customers
My husband is cheating on me. I'm planing to file. The
My husband is cheating on me. I'm planing to file for divorce. The problem is he doesn't work because he's a loser and he uses the 2 kids we have as an excuse for his staying home dad. I make about $4… read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
My ex wants me to agree to not speak to his relatives about
My ex wants me to agree to not speak to his relatives about him or the divorce. Then he also wants me to not talk to our grown children about him and the divorce. My ex is bipolar. Our children are 25… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
My court date was not till April was told today I have court Friday by ex wife did I have
My court date was not till April was told today I have court Friday by ex wife did I have to go and her and her turning no I'm in between lawyers right now… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
31,457 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a question related to a family law. My friend,
Hi, I have a question related to a family law. My friend, me and my husband are middle of the family case and we don't know what to do next. (we live in Colorado,US). My friend, let's call her C, made… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
Hi my name isXXXXX and I have a 16mth. old daughter
Hi my name isXXXXX and I have a 16mth. old daughter with obviously an ex-boyfriend. I would like to know my rights as the mother. I have done a little research but I'm still a little unsure of what I … read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,413 satisfied customers
husband and i are separated under one roof as of January 2012
husband and i are separated under one roof as of January 2012 and signed a separation agreement through mediation that only considered child custody and temporary finances details (took care of some c… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,949 satisfied customers
I live in wv . last 16 years i have worked for same communications company ..Recently i wa
I live in wv . last 16 years i have worked for same communications company ..Recently i was forced into a voluntary buyout ,,so ,,i took buyout ,,i made modfication request to get my monthly child sup… read more
dkennedy
dkennedy
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
27 satisfied customers
I had Three kids on child support. Now two will be coming off
I had Three kids on child support. Now two will be coming off at 50% as that was our agreement. So two worksheets were done by the mediator in order to figure out the difference for child support betw… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
My husband moved out of our home 3 weeks ago due to what I
My husband moved out of our home 3 weeks ago due to what I call a midlife crisis. He has not spoken to me, nor has he told me where he is currently living. We have 2 adopted children together (15month… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
Opinion on an ambiguity in an Iowa divorce decree In the
Opinion on an ambiguity in an Iowa divorce decree: "In the event [Danny] moves to [Felton, MN] where [ex-wife] is currently living, or in the event he moves to wherever [ex-wife] is living at the time… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
my husband and his ex-wife are going to mediation for custody
my husband and his ex-wife are going to mediation for custody issues with their 2 children, and i am not allowed to go into the mediation. is there anyway i could write a letter to voice my views on t… read more
The Judge
The Judge
Attorney At Law
2 Degrees: JD & MBA
700 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,971 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney and Counselor at Law

9,034 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience. I remain current in Family Law through regular continuing education.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

7,856 satisfied customers

I provide family and divorce law advice to my clients in my firm.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,624 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,607 satisfied customers

Attorney with 17 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,019 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

2,828 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x