Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Family Law Questions
This is hypothetical, a question regarding the State of: a
This is hypothetical, a question regarding the State of Washington: a couple marries in WA in 1984, that same year after the marriage the husband signs for a business and works in that business as a p… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,463 satisfied customers
Does Mesa AZ have a common law marriage after 10 years
Second opinion] Does Mesa AZ have a common law marriage after 10 years living together ?… read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
213 satisfied customers
Domestic partners for twenty years. If separating how is the
Domestic partners for twenty years. If separating how is the sale of the house split? If I put $37,000/ down on the house and the partner put $2,000. to assist but the mortgage is on my name. How woul… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
15,927 satisfied customers
I have a question about equitable distribution in North
Hi Pearl, I have a question about equitable distribution in North Carolina. … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
31,524 satisfied customers
I have a divorce court order from texas, my x is in AZ, can
I have a divorce court order from texas, my x is in AZ, can I sue her based on the divorce decree that she broke? … read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
9,034 satisfied customers
I need to ask a question about a tax issue against my soon
I need to ask a question about a tax issue against my soon to be ex wife. Just to give you a little insight I gave her money to start her home base cleaning business. the first year when we filed taxe… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,900 satisfied customers
My son filed for divorce in AZ then tried to reconcile with
My son filed for divorce in AZ then tried to reconcile with his wife, moving to CA in June. Recently he realized it was not going to work and re-established the divorce proceedings in AZ. He no longer… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,119 satisfied customers
I have a situation and want to know what my rights are.. My
I have a situation and want to know what my rights are.. My ex wife and i have been together for a total of 26 years. We divorced in 1998, but have stayed together as domestic partners for 15 years. S… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
My sister has been separated past 5 years with minimal
My sister has been separated for the past 5 years with minimal communication with her husband in that time. At separation they Verbally agreed (and via some email communication) that he keeps his busi… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,463 satisfied customers
What are my rights if a partner leaves me after 25 years together. We have 3 properties.2
What are my rights if a partner leaves me after 25 years together. We have 3 properties.2 are in her name only and the 3rd both our names. Also all the stuff we collected over 25 years. She left and m… read more
S. Huband, Esq.
S. Huband, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,621 satisfied customers
Ive been engaged now for 6 months and have been maintaining
I've been engaged now for 6 months and have been maintaining 2 households 1 in Las Vegas and 1 in Chandler, AZ. My fiancée currently lives in the Las Vegas residence which I stay at quite a bit. I am … read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
My stepdaughter, who left the house for college when I got
My stepdaughter, who left the house for college when I got married to her mother some 5 years ago stole (out of hatred and malice) all my belongings in the process of moving her mother's and her own s… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,828 satisfied customers
Hi, I am someone in need of legal guideance that has dealt
Hi, I am someone in need of legal guideance that has dealt with domestic relationships type cases in ohio to see if I should persue a court case or not?… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
Can an unmarried woman with a two year old daughter leave Illinois,
Can an unmarried woman with a two year old daughter leave Illinois, come to Texas and sue for custody? If so are there any residence requirements? And what is the risk from Illinois and the father?… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,607 satisfied customers
Ive been a domstic partner in NY and NYC with a guy for about
I've been a domstic partner in NY and NYC with a guy for about 15 years. Last yrs we lived together but we also lived together at various places at other times usualy 1-3 yrs at a time. Now my partner… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
is verbal abuse considered domestic violence in the eyes of
is verbal abuse considered domestic violence in the eyes of a court. My daughter was verbally abused on a daily basis for several years by her boyfriend. He called her names, told her what a horrible … read more
A-LEGAL-MIND
A-LEGAL-MIND
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
142 satisfied customers
My husband and I reside in Washington State, we have been married
My husband and I reside in Washington State, we have been married for 10 years, niether of us signed a pre-nuptual agreement. My husband has formed several LLc's over the past 5 years for business pur… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,828 satisfied customers
I am in a civil relationship with my girlfriend. The home
I am in a civil relationship with my girlfriend. The home loan is in her name, I put down 2/3 deposit and pay the taxes and have paid for all home improvements. We have had a major dispute and we appe… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 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