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
Long story short ... I have been served divorce papers by
Good morning long story short ... I have been served divorce papers by wife and have a 13 year old daughter who is suicidal....wife has gone no further than divorce letter from her attorney …however w… read more
Sean K
Sean K
Family Law Attorney
JD
5,640 satisfied customers
I got divorced 23 years ago, and my ex-wife suddenly needs
I got divorced 23 years ago, and my ex-wife suddenly needs the judgement documentation for Medicare sign up. I mailed the county (Solano County, CA) a payment for copies on 6/18/2020. Suddenly, I had … read more
Sean K
Sean K
Family Law Attorney
JD
5,640 satisfied customers
I have a question about void ab initio marriage declaration.
i have a question about void ab initio marriage declaration … read more
Kristen R
Kristen R
attorney
J.D.
2,332 satisfied customers
If we go through with the ceremony because she can not be
If we go through with the ceremony because she can not be found, will he be guilty of bigamy? He has a divorce lawyer he took the papers to her personal, papers were served on her job by the sheriff, … read more
Loren
Loren
44,065 satisfied customers
My wife had me served with divorce papers last week. I do
My wife had me served with divorce papers last week. I do not want a divorce. She filed 5 days after we had a big fight. We have only been married 8 months. How do I ask the judge for court appointed … read more
Sean K
Sean K
Family Law Attorney
JD
5,640 satisfied customers
Is is legal to obtain a default judgement in divorce if one
Is is legal to obtain a default judgement in divorce if one spuse was in mental hospital and couldn't responsd … read more
Sean K
Sean K
Family Law Attorney
JD
5,640 satisfied customers
I married my second wife in 2015 legally by a JP, and was
I married my second wife in 2015 legally by a JP, and was divorced a year later, but remain good friends. Her Ex claims they are still legally married, even tho he can produce no marriage license or c… read more
Sean K
Sean K
Family Law Attorney
JD
5,640 satisfied customers
If the ex wife never files the QDRO order with the court,
If the ex wife never files the QDRO order with the court, and the ex husband remarries, does that forfeit the ex wife's right to get any of his retirement benefits? Therefore allowing the new wife to … read more
legalgems
legalgems
Juris Doctorate
21,208 satisfied customers
My husband and I have been separated for 11 years and on
My husband and I have been separated for 11 years and on very good terms. fWe … read more
Sean K
Sean K
Family Law Attorney
JD
5,640 satisfied customers
Sorting through a separation agreement situation. I have an
Hi - sorting through a separation agreement situation. I have an unincorporated separation agreement with my ex-wife and am anticipating a reduced ability to pay in the coming months. Trying to determ… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
79,288 satisfied customers
I am caregiver for my yr old brother, who recently had
I am caregiver for my 69 yr old brother, who recently had stroke. His cognitive thinking is still pretty bad along with dementia. I began caring for him after his "wife" REFUSED. After two years of no… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,864 satisfied customers
I married with my husband in April. 2013. He applied conditional
I married with my husband in April. 2013. He applied conditional green card for me. I will get my finger print on May,30.2013. Suddenly, his ex-wife went back to the court, and asked court dismissed t… read more
Wilton A. Person
Wilton A. Person
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
3,949 satisfied customers
My 83 year old husband, retired Lt. Col., US Army Medical Services,
My 83 year old husband, retired Lt. Col., US Army Medical Services, has Alzheimers/Dementia and is in the VA Med Center Continuing Life Center, locked down Dementia Unit. I am his wife of 10 years, an… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My wife left two years ago immediately following a mastectomy.
My wife left two years ago immediately following a mastectomy. She apparently moved to Illinois where she filed for divorce thru the Washington State (our home ) courts. I was served several months la… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
9,034 satisfied customers
I have a question about a Judgement of Disolution Of marriage
I have a question about a Judgement of Disolution Of marriage: My ex-wife and me filed for divorce on 11-21,2005 and got and appointment with the jusge on Dec 23 2005.we applying for simplified disolu… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
13,632 satisfied customers
Ive got a question about bigamy. I was married in Ca., me
I've got a question about bigamy. I was married in Ca., me and my spouse seperated and were estranged, no paper work of any kind transpired. I recieved an e-mail from him last year february that he re… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
8,230 satisfied customers
Divorce papers from marriage to my first wife, presented ...
Divorce papers from marriage to my first wife, presented for my second marriage, may have been invalid. So subsequent to the second marriage, my first wife and I got a divorce that is clearly valid. D… read more
dkennedy
dkennedy
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
3,122 satisfied customers
I was married to my current wife 1/13/97. My former ...
I was married to my current wife 1/13/97. My former wife and I subsequently learned that our Dominican divorce in 1986 was probably invalid in U.S., since we did it by mail. My former wife and I then … read more
Albert Young J.D.
Albert Young J.D.
24 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

17,058 satisfied customers

30 years as a family law lawyer .

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,987 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

4,647 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

4,357 satisfied customers

Attorney with 19 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,541 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

3,445 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