Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Legal Questions
My daughter was gifted our family home we live in 2001 by
My daughter was gifted our family home we live in 2001 by her grandmother, when her father died. I have lived in the house for forty years since 1978, and my daughter was born here. I remarried in 200… read more
Attorney Wendy
Attorney Wendy
Member
Juris Doctorate
1,897 satisfied customers
Real estate law My daughter is purchasing a home with her
Real estate law My daughter is purchasing a home with her boyfriend. My daughters credit is bad. Accordingly her boyfriend and her boyfriend father are going to sign for the loan. We are trying to det… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Attorney
33,780 satisfied customers
My husband had to be put in memory care. His children came
my husband had to be put in memory care. His children came after him and had his retirement check sent to him up there. I came back to my family. My question is if I buy a home will he have to sign of… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
39,103 satisfied customers
We reside in Indiana - We financed the purchase of a home
We reside in Indiana - We financed the purchase of a home for our daughter in 2009 (the home was never in her name although she paid the mortgage) - She got divorced in 2015 and our son moved into the… read more
Michael Bradley
Michael Bradley
Doctoral Degree
2,091 satisfied customers
My daughter has broken her engagement with her fiancé,
my daughter has broken her engagement with her fiancé, because she felt that he had changed and the romance is gone. She co-leases a rental home with him for two years. They live in CT; He is an IT te… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
Three siblings inherited a vacation home 40 years ago. At that
Three siblings inherited a vacation home 40 years ago. At that time one agreed to sell his share to the other two. Substantial amounts but less than the total amount, were paid by the two buyers. Duri… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
W wants to file for divorce. During the last few months she
W wants to file for divorce. During the last few months she has been paying the mortgage & most of the expenses. She wants her husband to leave the house he refuses to leave. They have an 8 year old d… read more
Delta-Lawyer
Delta-Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,510 satisfied customers
Our daughter had been in an 11 year relationship. She is 29.
Our daughter had been in an 11 year relationship. She is 29. He is 29. When he was 21 he asked for our daughter's hand in marriage. In July of 2009 he lost his job. In August of 2009 he came to us for… read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
12,463 satisfied customers
What happens when two people, who are not married, buy a house,
What happens when two people, who are not married, buy a house, then at a later date get married, then several years later get divorced. This is in Louisiana, a community property state. Is the house … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
39,103 satisfied customers
My boyfriend recently had his disability check reduced based
My boyfriend recently had his disability check reduced based on providing information that he is now living with me and on an apartment lease. We were not able to move into our apartment complex (dec … read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
12,463 satisfied customers
We live in Pennsylvania. Our son is in the process of buying
We live in Pennsylvania. Our son is in the process of buying his first home. The house will be in his name only. He will be using his money for the down payment and closing costs of the home. His girl… read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,245 satisfied customers
My daughter lives together with her boyfriend in California
My daughter lives together with her boyfriend in California since 5 years. 1 1/2 years ago she bought a townhouse with substancial help from her parents. Her boyfriend contributed nothing for the purc… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My husband of nearly three years has never lived with me.
My husband of nearly three years has never lived with me. I have children from a previous marriage and he did not want ot live with a whole family. We are now filing for a divorcce due to his adultry.… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
My daughter and son-in-law are divorcing. My daughter would
My daughter and son-in-law are divorcing. My daughter would like to stay in the home, but there is a $170,000 home equity loan that my son-in-law used to start a business, which is now going bankrupt.… read more
KimberlyLaw
KimberlyLaw
Principal Attorney
Master's Degree
3,911 satisfied customers
I have recently dissolved my domestic partnership in nyc. I ...
I have recently dissolved my domestic partnership in nyc. I lived with him for 9 years and we have a child together. When he worked he contributed to household expenses such utilities food clothing et… read more
Lawgirl
Lawgirl
Founder
Doctoral Degree
4,606 satisfied customers
Hello, I live on a 25-acre ranch, it is owned by a
Hello, I live on a 25-acre ranch, it is owned by a close family friend. He has fallen into financial difficultly. I have bad credit but really good income. He has good credit but no income. My questio… read more
4ren6
4ren6
Retired
2,906 satisfied customers
My boyfriend and I have been together for 5 1/2 years . We ...
My boyfriend and I have been together for 5 1/2 years . We bought a house together in PA with 40 thousand down which amajor part of it was a gift to from his mother and the rest he put down, to have a… read more
Michelle
Michelle
Doctoral Degree
2,604 satisfied customers
My boyfriend and I have a mortage together and he left the ...
My boyfriend and I have a mortage together and he left the home and have do not help pay the mortage. I do not know his current address. When do abandonment law start? How long do a person need be gon… read more
The Legal Eagle
The Legal Eagle
Juris Doctor
2 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:

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

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

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,659 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

22,843 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

44,266 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer, Consultant

8,238 satisfied customers

25 years of experience helping people like you.

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

301 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

17,183 satisfied customers

Multiple jurisdictions, specialize in business/contract disputes, estate creation and administration.

< 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