Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Family Law Questions
I just got married and my husband is paying cold support.
I just got married and my husband is paying cold support. Can his sons mother request child support to be based on household income? … read more
Lawyer Esquire
Lawyer Esquire
Juris Doctor
1,443 satisfied customers
Me and my husband are separated we filled out paper work on
me and my husband are separated we filled out paper work on line and printed the document....we have not been to a lawyer...we agree on everything...my question is on my taxes can i file legally separ… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,181 satisfied customers
I am going through a divorce, and already bred through
I am going through a divorce, and already bred through mediation. However we have yet to see the judge to get the final decree. My wife moved out in September and took our 2 boys. She didn't work in 2… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
5,776 satisfied customers
State Mississippi Decree should be in Jan 2011 to relieve
State Mississippi 14 year marriage Decree should be in Jan 2011 to relieve my husband of the Dec 31 cutoff.Filing for civil divorce (agreement between spouses-- papers going to attorney tomorrow) Moth… read more
W. Reed
W. Reed
Master Tax Advisor Enrolled Agent
Master's Degree
2,290 satisfied customers
I was divorced 05/30/11. Prior 7 yrs. we filed jointly and
I was divorced 05/30/11. Prior 7 yrs. we filed jointly and I pd taxes on home mrgt. several loans, investments, partnerships, and trusts. In divorce all these things were ruled private prop. of my ex … read more
Expert
Expert
I am going through a divorce and have a complicated tax situation
I am going through a divorce and have a complicated tax situation. We filed for dissolution on June 29, 2009, so we were married for 1/2 the year and legally separated for the 2nd half. We have a 4 ye… read more
LEV
LEV
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
37,574 satisfied customers
My husband and I are divorcing. How does this affect us when
My husband and I are divorcing. How does this affect us when filing income tax? Do we have to be divorced for all of 2016 before we can both file single?… read more
Loren
Loren
41,835 satisfied customers
I am shortly marrying my fiancé, who recently found out that
I am shortly marrying my fiancé, who recently found out that her first husband's first marriage was not finalized when they married. After 10 years of marriage, she walked in on him in bed with anothe… read more
Loren
Loren
41,835 satisfied customers
Me and my ex both live in Louisiana. We have 50/50 custody
Me and my ex both live in Louisiana. We have 50/50 custody of our children. But I pay $575 a month child support for two children based on our 70/30 income differences. Our eldest child turned 18 5 mo… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
135,701 satisfied customers
In live in New York.About 7 years ago my husband and I
In live in New York. About 7 years ago my husband and I had a legal separation (separation agreement was filed). After about 7 months we got back together, but never did anything to nullify the separa… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
9,034 satisfied customers
I am married, work full time and have a child with my husband.
I am married, work full time and have a child with my husband. My husband is legally diable and receives SSI. He also owes child support arrears from a former relationship. Currently, my tax return is… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
22,102 satisfied customers
I am married but live separate from my husband past
I am married but live separate from my husband past year. We split the kids, so I keep a household and he keeps a household other, does this mean we both can claim head of household?… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,748 satisfied customers
Need help with determining child and spousal support. There
Need help with determining child and spousal support. There are 2children that are cared for by both parents 50/50. Father makes 70k per yr and mother 24k. Mother pays health insurance of $180 per mon… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
9,034 satisfied customers
So here is my story: We live in California I left the US to
So here is my story: We live in California I left the US to go my home country when I was seven months pregnant. My husband and I had a difficult financial situation and he promised that he would sett… read more
stevexo
stevexo
Criminal Defense Attorney
Doctoral Degree
992 satisfied customers
My ex and I were divorced Dec 10 in WY. Apparently that makes
My ex and I were divorced Dec '10 in WY. Apparently that makes us both "single" for that tax year. I wasn't aware of this at the time and specifically had the decree state that we would file joint for… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
24,323 satisfied customers
I was seperated from my ex husband and later we did get a non
I was seperated from my ex husband and later we did get a non contested divorce. We did not file for a legal seperation. My question is should I have filed for a legal seperation? The divorce has been… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,888 satisfied customers
Hi there, I was wondering if I marry someone who owes childsupport
Hi there, I was wondering if I marry someone who owes childsupport will it effect what i have and will i have to pay their wrongness.? And if yes what do I have to do to not let that happen? Is their … read more
Lawyer Lori
Lawyer Lori
Attorney
JD - Attorney
1,834 satisfied customers
Am I a stepparent My husband had a child from a one night
Am I a stepparent?? My husband had a child from a one night stand before we got married and never sees this kid due to the mother. As a matter of fact the one time that she actually let my husband vis… read more
A.D. Barnett
A.D. Barnett
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
411 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:

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Lawyer

14,379 satisfied customers

30 years as a family law lawyer .

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,978 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.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

4,087 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,966 satisfied customers

Attorney with 19 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,302 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

3,181 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