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
My wife and I do not live together for 15 years already, she
My wife and I do not live together for 15 years already, she lives in another country . How can I get divorce? Will not living together be automatic divorce here?… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
44,108 satisfied customers
I have a family law issue. I have a divorce decree in NYS. A
I have a family law issue. I have a divorce decree in NYS. A separation agreement is incorporated into that decree. The agreement calls for the sale of the marital residence. The house was sold and my… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
14,379 satisfied customers
My husband and his ex-wife divorced in 2011. In the divorce,
Good morning. My husband and his ex-wife divorced in 2011. In the divorce, she was awarded the house and it's debt although both of their names are ***** ***** mortgage. There wasn't a time frame list… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
38,797 satisfied customers
Me and my wife got married 4 months ago and had been together
Me and my wife got married 4 months ago and had been together almost 2 years prior to that. During that time she was going through a divorce. in November of 2014 her divorce was finalized and she got … read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
My husband is court ordered by divorce decree in Maricopa County
My husband is court ordered by divorce decree in Maricopa County Arizona to pay for a student loan that is in his ex-wife's name ONLY. The Ex took him took court November 20, 2014 for contempt because… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
38,797 satisfied customers
Child Support Arrearages to the custodial parent and not the
Child Support Arrearages to the custodial parent and not the state. Husband has an order and divorce decree stating that he is to pay $112 a month towards arrearage of $17K. Ex filed in New York. New … read more
KimberlyLaw
KimberlyLaw
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
4,026 satisfied customers
Good morning. I have a quick question. My husband has petitioned
Good morning. I have a quick question. My husband has petitioned his ex-wife to modify their divorce decree to reflect a few changes. We do have an attorney, but since this is between the two of them … read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,181 satisfied customers
Im connecticut resident.. I was divorced overseas five years
I'm connecticut resident.. I was divorced overseas five years ago but its very complicated to process to make it valid in CT. NY is the only state that recognize it. How can i benefit from that when i… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
25,216 satisfied customers
I am scheduled to retire on December 1st, 2015 and I just found
I am scheduled to retire on December 1st, 2015 and I just found out that my ex-wife's attorney issued a QDRO against my pension plan. I did not agree to this in my divorce decree, nor do I know what t… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,087 satisfied customers
Can you please help me understand a portion of the divorce
Can you please help me understand a portion of the divorce process? I am divorce. My ex-wife and I did not use an attorney for our divorce. We had an amicable agreement. Because of our four children, … read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
20,679 satisfied customers
Got married in CA after leaving the Military I went back to
Got married in CA after leaving the Military I went back to my state of residence wife left me 2 years prior. In Washington I applied for divorce and had it finalized over 21 years ago. I was just sen… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
42,948 satisfied customers
when my wife and i originally filed for divorce, i was the
when my wife and i originally filed for divorce, i was the petitioner and she the respondent. the judge didnt grant the divorce due to some discrepencies that have since been amended. however, the ame… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
9,034 satisfied customers
My ex-wife and I were married for 21 years, the first 10.5
My ex-wife and I were married for 21 years, the first 10.5 years of which I served in the military. I resigned my commission in 2000. My ex-wife and I divorced in Texas in 2011. The divorce decree mak… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,087 satisfied customers
I recd a summons from the Mass Probate Court for failure to
I rec'd a summons from the Mass Probate Court for failure to comply with Divorce decree. I was supposed to put my house on the market or remove my wife from the mortgage. The divorce has had an signif… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,966 satisfied customers
I just divorced my wife, uncontested. We had two foster daughters.
I just divorced my wife, uncontested. We had two foster daughters. Will I have to pay child support if she plans to keep the foster children on her own?… read more
Justice For All
Justice For All
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,346 satisfied customers
I need to see a divorce lawyer to work this out but want
I need to see a divorce lawyer to work this out but want input first. My ex wife and I were married several years. I made a lot of money as a executive in the electronics business. We live in NY, were… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
wife left 3.5 yrs ago in NY after 28 yr married, would not ...
wife left 3.5 yrs ago in NY after 28 yr married, would not sign separation. then >1 yr ago, she filed, on cruel & inhumane trtmnt (he could not afford to pay 4 her to go away to private college & d… read more
Lawgirl
Lawgirl
Founder
Doctoral Degree
4,606 satisfied customers
My divorce decree says child support ends at 18(Florida).
My divorce decree says child support ends at 18(Florida). I have the last bill and the last canceled check. Two months before 18, my ex applied for SDU. The last 2 years I have paid the lease for my s… read more
Mike
Mike
Sr. Research Paralegal
Bachelor's Degree
140 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