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
Trying to file separation papers from my husband we have two
Trying to file separation papers from my husband we have two kids together and he totally cut me off from everything we still live in the same house and I don't no what to do … read more
Nisha Jones
Nisha Jones
Juris Doctorate
4,507 satisfied customers
My husband of 24 years wants a legal separation we have
My husband of 24 years wants a legal separation we have three kids reside in new York my boys are 18 & 8 he wants me to sign an agreement that is by a lawyer of his choice to pay only for the youngers… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
20,710 satisfied customers
I have five children I am trying to get a divorce he has a
I have five children I am trying to get a divorce he has a domestic violence charge on him I don't know what I'm supposed to do … read more
fiftyshadesoflaw
fiftyshadesoflaw
Juris Doctor
169 satisfied customers
I know a couple that they have not seen each other for 2~3
I know a couple that they have not seen each other for 2~3 years. They have been filing tax returns separately for the past 2-3 years, with status of "Married filing separately". The husband once said… read more
S. Kincaid
S. Kincaid
Doctoral Degree
2,871 satisfied customers
I need to file custody & divorce agreements in NC. My lawyer
I need to file custody & divorce agreements in NC. My lawyer drew the papers in 2009, then she didn't file them. How do I get this done? … read more
Sue
Sue
Juris Doctorate
1,174 satisfied customers
I'm married 20yrs. My husband moved out one week after our
Hello, I'm married 20yrs. My husband moved out one week after our 19th anniversary. He pays child support. We are still legally married. I don't want a divorce. SO... someone told me to go for spousal… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
14,379 satisfied customers
My wife and I are trying to mediate our divorce. She
My wife and I are trying to mediate our divorce. She recently revealed she has a life insurance policy with me as a beneficiary worth $700,000. Whose asset is this, and what does it mean? (Another law… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
14,379 satisfied customers
This concerns divorce laws in Virginia. Wife asks for divorce
This concerns divorce laws in Virginia. Wife asks for divorce but does not file for it right away. Wife and husband start sleeping in separate bedrooms; it has been more than a year now. No children. … read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
13,013 satisfied customers
My estranged husband and I completed uncontested divorce papers
My estranged husband and I completed uncontested divorce papers with minor, but it hasn't been filed yet. I have a written agreement in the amount of child support he agreed to pay, however, he pays w… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
28,024 satisfied customers
My daughter finaly requsted an entry of judgement for her divorce
My daughter finaly requsted an entry of judgement for her divorce which has been pending for a few years. On October 30, 2012, a "Stipulation and Order on order to show cause," was signed by the judge… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,181 satisfied customers
If I paid off the separate property before the marriage and
If I paid off the separate property before the marriage and rental income maintain the house in separate account, the house title, rental income check deposit are All in my trust name, is rental incom… read more
Attorney Wayne
Attorney Wayne
Attorney-at-Law
JD
1,492 satisfied customers
Hi there, It has been a couple years since I contacted you
Hi there, It has been a couple years since I contacted you regarding my boyfriend's divorce. In a nutshell he was married to a mentally unstable and abusive woman for over 20 years and basically stuck… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,683 satisfied customers
My wife has filed a temporary restraining order and divorce
My wife has filed a temporary restraining order and divorce petition (which we had mutually agreed to do.) The charges in the restraining order are baseless but I am concerned since much of it is he s… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
13,013 satisfied customers
If I reverse a Seperate Maintenance Agreement and move back
If I reverse a Seperate Maintenance Agreement and move back in our house together, does the property go back in both our names?… read more
LADYLAWYER
LADYLAWYER
Owner of my own law firm
Juris Doctor
6,439 satisfied customers
I cant garner what is the difference between a Legal Separation
I can't garner what is the difference between a Legal Separation and a Divorce. Do you still have all the same results, such as split of assets, support payments, and final judgement of separation? Or… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Married to a man who makes almost $250,000 a year. As his income
Married to a man who makes almost $250,000 a year. As his income rose it wasn't necessary for me to work. I am now 50 and want a divorce. There are no children involved so what can I reasonably expect… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Got a friend who is separated. His wife has been trying to
Got a friend who is separated. His wife has been trying to get him to sign a separation agreement. She's had her lawyer email the SA and subsequent revisions, to him and they had been negotiating term… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
11,978 satisfied customers
I have been seperate from my husband ten years ,I live in ...
I have been seperate from my husband ten years ,I live in Florida, he/New York, I have been paying child support for an 18yr old &19. I just lost my job due to hospital closing, he wants more momey, I… read more
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Certified Mediator
Juris Doctorate
19,942 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