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Cindy S. Vova
   Technically, any encumbrance on jointly owned marital property must be agreed to by both parties.  However, since (at least I believe from the information provided) that the house is a jointly owned marital asset, it is also subject to division (equitable distribution) in a... Read More
   Technically, any encumbrance on jointly owned marital property must be agreed to by both parties.  However, since (at least I... Read More

paying off child support early

Answered a hour ago by attorney Cindy S. Vova | 1 Answer

Legal Topics: Child Support

Cindy S. Vova
  You most certainly can pay off support early.  However (don't you always hate the "however") you ask if you can pay it through the "court."  If you have been paying through the Court Depository, then you should continue to do so, but if you are payiing "ahead" make sure you specify... Read More
  You most certainly can pay off support early.  However (don't you always hate the "however") you ask if you can pay it through the... Read More
Alan Lee, Esq.
No one needs to apply for US citizenship if he or she does not wish to do so. If your question is whether you can apply for US citizenship instead of only the green card, the law requires that you demonstrate good moral character during the five-year period prior to the application (three years if... Read More
No one needs to apply for US citizenship if he or she does not wish to do so. If your question is whether you can apply for US citizenship instead of... Read More
Alan Lee, Esq.
A seven-year-old child is not barred from obtaining permanent residence by virtue of overstaying in the US. She would have to be 18 to be subject to a three or ten year bar for being in the US illegally for 180 days or one year respectively. As to whether the US Embassy would or would not refuse... Read More
A seven-year-old child is not barred from obtaining permanent residence by virtue of overstaying in the US. She would have to be 18 to be subject to... Read More
Alan Lee, Esq.
I do not know whether you sent in the correct paperwork, but in order to receive biometrics, you would have had to file for an I-485 application to adjust status to permanent residence. You should have received a biometrics notice within 2-3 months of your having submitted the application. I... Read More
I do not know whether you sent in the correct paperwork, but in order to receive biometrics, you would have had to file for an I-485 application to... Read More

Immigration

Answered 2 hours ago by attorney Alan Lee, Esq. | 1 Answer

Legal Topics: Immigration

Alan Lee, Esq.
Individuals arriving in the United States on C-1/D visas are eligible to apply for political asylum. You should make the application within a year of your entry into the US. Your application would have to be based upon persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion,... Read More
Individuals arriving in the United States on C-1/D visas are eligible to apply for political asylum. You should make the application within a year of... Read More
Alan Lee, Esq.
f you have a green card, you will not be deported just because you lost it. You can file for a replacement green card on form I-90 application to replace permanent residence card. On the passport, you can apply for another one at the consulate or embassy of your country in the United States.... Read More
f you have a green card, you will not be deported just because you lost it. You can file for a replacement green card on form I-90 application to... Read More
Alan Lee, Esq.
There should not be a a problem marrying a person even with such a passport stamp. The difficulty may be in later trying to sponsor that individual for permanent residence. At that time, either a U.S.C.I.S. examiner (if an adjustment of status application is filed) or US consular official (if... Read More
There should not be a a problem marrying a person even with such a passport stamp. The difficulty may be in later trying to sponsor that individual... Read More
Alan Lee, Esq.
As long as there is proper service and compliance with state law, a divorce in the States is good for immigration purposes. I assume that this is your question.Due to the limitations of the Lawyers.com Forums, Alan Lee, Esq.'s (the "Firm") participation in responding to questions posted herein does... Read More
As long as there is proper service and compliance with state law, a divorce in the States is good for immigration purposes. I assume that this is... Read More
John J. Ratkowitz, Esq.
No attorney can tell you whether your problems are related to a medical mistake or a defect in the screws without looking at the medical records and/or consulting an expert. Also, screws do protrude over time in the absence of negligence, so that fact alone does not mean that you have a viable... Read More
No attorney can tell you whether your problems are related to a medical mistake or a defect in the screws without looking at the medical records... Read More

Can I sue?

Answered 7 hours ago by attorney John J. Ratkowitz, Esq. | 1 Answer

Legal Topics: Medical Malpractice

John J. Ratkowitz, Esq.
The treatment you describe is certainly below accepted standards of care but if neither you nor your child suffered permanent harm a medical malpractice case is probably not financially viable. You should consider filing a complaint against the hospital. Click here for a website that will tell you... Read More
The treatment you describe is certainly below accepted standards of care but if neither you nor your child suffered permanent harm a medical... Read More
John J. Ratkowitz, Esq.
You do not have to be present in Texas to file a lawsuit. Contact a local personal injury lawyer to investigate a case. So long as the medical records and your injuries are legitimate, it doesn't really matter that they were generated in a foreign country. Ultimately, your lawyer can hire an expert... Read More
You do not have to be present in Texas to file a lawsuit. Contact a local personal injury lawyer to investigate a case. So long as the medical... Read More
John J. Ratkowitz, Esq.
It sounds like you have reason to suspect that your problems are related to negligence, but the big question is whether the statute of limitations expired. If you want to investigate a case, you should contact a local medical malpractice attorney (one in your state).  They take these cases on... Read More
It sounds like you have reason to suspect that your problems are related to negligence, but the big question is whether the statute of limitations... Read More
John J. Ratkowitz, Esq.
You may have a viable case. Look for an attorney who specializes in nursing home negligence cases. These are decidedly different causes of action than medical malpractice cases because they are grounded in regulatory law. If you want to investigate a case, you should contact a local medical... Read More
You may have a viable case. Look for an attorney who specializes in nursing home negligence cases. These are decidedly different causes of action... Read More

What legal action can i take

Answered 7 hours ago by attorney Edward J. Dimon | 1 Answer

Legal Topics: Consumer Law

Edward J. Dimon
You can register car and get tags if you have the title. Who has the title ? Go to NJ DMV with title and they will help you. 
You can register car and get tags if you have the title. Who has the title ? Go to NJ DMV with title and they will help you. 
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