Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Family Law Questions
I'm trying to figure out the self support reserve.
No the ex wife wants more child support. She has false numbers for my partners income. We are also helping one in college which she isn't. Her husband hasn't worked in years and now wants us to pay more to help with her bills … read more
Seattle Scott
Seattle Scott
Private practice attorney
995 satisfied customers
Parental rights were terminated in June 2016 and I continue
Parental rights were terminated in June 2016 and I continue to receive child support payments. I provided all the necessary information to my ex so he could send it to CA and stop having his wages gar… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,423 satisfied customers
I've been divorced from my 17 1/2 yr olds son since 2009. We
I've been divorced from my 17 1/2 yr olds son since 2009. We have joint custody and share his care and expenses. In our support and custody agreement then, neither of us were to pay support on the chi… read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,766 satisfied customers
I live in NJ and receive child support 20 year old full time
I live in NJ and receive child support for my 20 year old full time college student. Our divorce states that my ex husband and I split college expenses, including room, board, etc 50/50. I need to rel… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,950 satisfied customers
I am responding to a summons and the first paragraph reads
I am responding to a summons and the first paragraph reads that no court has established paternity of the child. My ex husband and I were married at the time of our son's birth; however, he is not the… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
31,473 satisfied customers
Filling in Fl-150. Both sections 13 and 18 have child-care
filling in Fl-150. Both sections 13 and 18 have child-care and education expenses. Also, according to official instructions, extra curriculum activities, tutoring for child goes to section 13, other. … read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,423 satisfied customers
I asked this question before seems I cannot get an answer,
Good afternoon I asked this question before seems I cannot get an answer, but lets see if I can try one more time. I was married to my Ex and... Good afternoon I was married to my Ex and we split up, … read more
Michael J, Esq.
Michael J, Esq.
Solo Practicioner
Doctoral Degree
3 satisfied customers
My child is 19. I was ordered by the judge to pay until the
My child is 19. I was ordered by the judge to pay until the age of 18. She is going to cosmetology school. My ex is saying I must continue to pay and is threatening to take me back to court. Is there … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,950 satisfied customers
I am in the process of filing for full child custody. I am
I am in the process of filing for full child custody. I am divorced. In my divorce decree dissolution, my ex-wife and I agreed to share custody. The problem is, my ex-wife is a registered nurse. She w… read more
lucy7368
lucy7368
Juris Doctor
763 satisfied customers
My ex husband didnt pay me child support for ten years. When
My ex husband didn't pay me child support for ten years. When I find him he was in my country. He finally came back than we divorced on 2008 .. That time he wasn't working. Since that time I am gettin… read more
Seattle Scott
Seattle Scott
Private practice attorney
995 satisfied customers
My ex-husband fraudulently filed for divorce and child
My ex-husband fraudulently filed for divorce and child support in 1998, in WA state (where me and my daughter were NOT residing in at the time - we moved in 1996). Thus, WA state is now the tribunal s… read more
Amber E.
Amber E.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
Massachusetts Divorce I am the father of two teenage daughters
Massachusetts Divorce I am the father of two teenage daughters (16 & 18). Divorce finalized in Jauary 2013 with child support payments per MA guidelines "quick sheet" No alimony involved. I am also pa… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
9,034 satisfied customers
I have a question about the division of uninsured medical expenses
I have a question about the division of uninsured medical expenses between my Ex and I and per our final Child Support Decree in WA state. I pay my Ex monthly child support and our medical obligation … read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
9,034 satisfied customers
My divorce was finalized November 28, 2012. Settlement
my divorce was finalized November 28, 2012. Settlement Agreement was signed May 23, 2012 (and I understand this is a contract between us) and September 26, 2012 we agreed to a co-parenting schedule wi… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,423 satisfied customers
1) There is a final settlement agreement in my case a) It
1) There is a final settlement agreement in my case a) It states current custody and visitation orders stay in full force and effect b) there was an anti abduction order in this case but no mention in… read more
max713
max713
Lawyer, Mediator, Partner, and COO
Doctoral Degree
1,179 satisfied customers
I am filing for divorce on my own in Los Angeles county, California.
I am filing for divorce on my own in Los Angeles county, California. I have completed the process through to the final steps, but I am caught up on FL-170 and FL-180. This is a divorce proceeding by d… read more
AttyCBradford
AttyCBradford
Attorney/Owner
Doctoral Degree
633 satisfied customers
What could happen here? My ex and her lawyer have not responded
What could happen here? My ex and her lawyer have not responded to any calls (lawyer to lawyer) and neither to the discovery which is now past due (30+5). A Pre Trial conference is set to be heard nex… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
256 satisfied customers
My son graduated from highschool in 2008. The next 3 years
My son graduated from highschool in 2008. The next 3 years he played Junior Hockey instead of going to college. Now he is 21 and will start college in Sept. 2011. His father won't pay anymore support … read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,828 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