Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Today I received a letter saying a lawsuit has been filed…

Customer Question
today I received a letter...
today I received a letter saying a lawsuit has been filed against me for 4500 from my childs old daycare he attended nov 2011 to may 2012 I was on Illinois daycare action and the daycare said they took told me which I have in a email it would 484 a month in may 2012 the state contacted me and said they were not approved daycare for 3 and younger. so I removed him cuz I could not afford what they wanted to raise it 1200 a month. I paid all the months he was the there now 4 yrs later she filed a lawsuit saying I owe her 4500 I just don't know what to do I am a single mom and cant afford my wages garnished. in 4yrs she only contacted me 1 time and threatened me that I owe her 2800 dollars then I heard nothing till I got home today I'm so confused on do I need a lawyer or do I go to court with my documents and emails from her
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Family Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Answered in 4 minutes by:
1/21/2016
Family Lawyer: LegalGems, Lawyer replied 2 years ago
LegalGems
LegalGems, Lawyer
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 12,962
Experience: Experienced Family Law Attorney
Verified

To be clear, they represented that they took the state daycare and we're approved for the program?

Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Ely Your Own Question
Ely
Ely
Ely, Counselor at Law
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 11,968
11,968 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

Ely is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

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

11,968 satisfied customers

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

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney and Counselor at Law

9,025 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.

Tina

Tina

Lawyer

6,562 satisfied customers

JD, 17 years legal experience including family law

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,415 satisfied customers

Attorney with 17 years experience

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,398 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

2,787 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

< Previous | Next >

Related Family Law Questions
My exwife hid her relationship from me. Myson also hid it.
My exwife hid her relationship from me. Myson also hid it. Is this considered parental alienation?… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
2,787 satisfied customers
If granted visitation can a father only take some of the
If granted visitation can a father only take some of the children and not all during a visitation? … read more
Juliana
Juliana
Attorney at law
Doctoral Degree
18 satisfied customers
My wife has asked me to sign an acknowledgement of service
My wife has asked me to sign an acknowledgement of service of her divorce petition. However, the document contains a clause stating that I acknowdge personal jurisdiction and “waive further service an… read more
Juliana
Juliana
Attorney at law
Doctoral Degree
18 satisfied customers
I have a question about The Utah Code Section
I have a question about The Utah Code Section 30-3-32(3)(b)(ii), it clearly defines the time period of a Christmas or winter or break. … read more
Expert James
Expert James
Doctoral Degree
12,102 satisfied customers
I have joint custody and my 17 year old wants to live with
I have joint custody and my 17 year old wants to live with me not his mother can he just move in? … read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
1,015 satisfied customers
I need to prepare a Memorandum of Points and Authorities. I
I need to prepare a Memorandum of Points and Authorities. I am the Petitioner 25 year marriage 5 children worked minimally, 2 minors still in the home. Respondent is against spousal support and even m… read more
Eric Y., Esq.
Eric Y., Esq.
Law/J.D.
167 satisfied customers
My fiance and his son moved in a year ago. He has joint
Hi, my fiance and his son moved in a year ago. He has joint custody (I think) with hi ex-wife of their 12yr old. She hasn't been supporting her son, and hasn't been seeing him regularly the whole year… read more
Nisha Jones, Esq.
Nisha Jones, Esq.
Juris Doctorate
2,701 satisfied customers
I have a question. I filed a petition for a divorce. The
I have a question. I filed a petition for a divorce. The respondent responds : Respondent prays she be granted all relief to which she is entitled to in equity or at law. Respondent prays for general … read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
2,787 satisfied customers
On the home stretch.... I need both a Settlement Conference
On the home stretch.... I need both a Settlement Conference statement and Issue statement, What is the difference?… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
I have left a message and did not get it completely
I have left a message and did not get it completely answered. I have until Next Monday to ask more questions as I signed up for the initial $5 fee saying I could ask questions for seven days then deci… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,562 satisfied customers
I was divorced now going on six years I was in abused women
I was divorced now going on six years I was in abused women throughout my entire marriage on the books 33 years at separation yet married 39 years at divorce . I never turned in reports that he beat m… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,562 satisfied customers
My son is in a custody issue with the mother of his child it
my son is in a custody issue with the mother of his child it has been a long going process,they had joint custody,court was held here in texas in 2011.his daughter ,my granddaughter, stayed with us 95… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,562 satisfied customers
If a paternity test comes back positive does the father have
If a paternity test comes back positive does the father have to legitimize the child if he was under the belief his partner was on birth control? … read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
1,015 satisfied customers
I am looking for some family law help over the custody of my
Hi, I am looking for some family law help over the custody of my child … read more
Sue
Sue
Juris Doctorate
430 satisfied customers
Ive been divorced for two years in the end she was to goini
ive been divorced for two years in the end she was to goini to have to pay me support of eleven hundred dollars a month but I agreed to take four hundred in stead hoping I would be able to get a job t… read more
Bill Attorney
Bill Attorney
law
2,235 satisfied customers
I am starting the divorce process. I have a retirement
I am starting the divorce process. I have a retirement through work at az state..lets say my wife gets 40,000 of that .....when we finalize our divorce will they make me pull out 40,000 from my retire… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Lawyer
12,962 satisfied customers
I got in trouble about 16 years ago and went to prison when
I got in trouble about 16 years ago and went to prison when I did I lost custody of my to his great grand father but he has passed could … read more
Cherise Williams
Cherise Williams
Juris Doctor
45 satisfied customers
In divorce, wife wants rehab alimony. With no assets other
In divorce, wife wants rehab alimony. With no assets other than existing employment, where husband's salary is $120,000 compared to wife's salary of $51,000, what do you believe is fair alimony to wif… read more
Sean K
Sean K
Attorney/Member
JD
617 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).

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