Question: My wife recently served me with divorce papers, but after receiving them we ended up deciding that we can work through the details. She said she will have her attorney suspend the filing, but it has been a couple of weeks and I have not received any type of …CONTINUE READING
Serving Divorce Papers To A Missing Spouse
Question: I filed for divorce almost two months ago, but have not been able to serve my spouse. I sent the papers to her last known address and it was returned. What options do I have? Can I file for a default divorce?CONTINUE READING
What If My Spouse Doesn’t Respond To Custody Papers?
Question: I am trying to get custody of my daughter and am getting ready to serve my ex-wife. But what happens if she doesn’t sign the papers once she is served?CONTINUE READING
Paternity Fraud: A National Epidemic
When paternity fraud is committed, it isn’t just the non-biological father who suffers. Paternity fraud is an act that leaves a throng of victims in its wake – from the real biological father who has been denied the right to know and raise his child to the child itself who …CONTINUE READING
How To Proceed With A Default Divorce
Question: I am in the middle of a divorce/custody battle and trying to obtain either full custody of our children or have my child support obligation lowered. However, I have not been able to contact my wife in more than a month. We are at the point in our divorce …CONTINUE READING
Default Judgment If Ex Doesn’t Answer Modification Petition
Question: I petitioned my ex-spouse for a child custody modification, and the 20-day waiting period has expired without an Answer from her to my Petition. Is my ex-spouse in default? If so, would the judge be more likely to grant the child custody modification if my ex has not responded …CONTINUE READING
Can Child Support Orders Be Entered Without You Knowing?
Question: My question deals with child support and paternity laws. I recently was informed that there was a strong possibility that an ex-girlfriend from many years ago is claiming I am the father of her child. I’ve been told it’s possible a default judgment was entered against me ruling me …CONTINUE READING
Defaulting On The Marital Home Mortgage
Question: My wife wants to kick me out of the marital home, but still expects me to continue paying the mortgage. She says if I try to default on our mortgage she will take me to court to enforce payments to ensure she can continue living there. Can a court …CONTINUE READING
Statute of limitations for filing a claim for back child support
Question: What is the statute of limitations for filing of child support arrearages? My ex-wife is claiming I owe $40,000 in back child support because she says my son wasn’t living with me during part of this period, which is a lie that I can prove with evidence (school records, …CONTINUE READING
What should I do if my divorce case keeps being delayed?
Question: I need some legal advice on divorce. My divorce case has dragged on for four years. My wife is stalling the case (not showing up, not bringing the correct forms, etc.) The court has been very lenient with her, just setting another court date. I’m engaged to be married …CONTINUE READING