I lost my job because of my record - can you help me with expungement?
Client seeks assistance with expungement of all eligible cases. Client lost his job after 30 days of work due his employer learning of his criminal record. Client is a US citizen, has no active criminal cases, and has not been arrested under any other names.
I'm being sued for a debt that was a result of fraud
Client seeks assistance with debt collections case. Client says the debt is a result of fraud and tried to communicate this with the OP in 2018 but they did not respond to her attempts to report the fraud. Client is being sued for $7K by Discover Bank. Trial 11/27/2022 at 8:45am.
I barely see my child and all I want is visitation
Client seeks help establishing custody of 12yo daughter. Parties never married and separated in 2016. Client states he’s seen minor a few times since 2017 and OP allowed phone access until he filed for visits. No POs, but there is a DV history. No CPS/DSS. Client filed for visits 4/15/22. OP filed for sole custody of the minor 5/4/22 and wants client to do reunification therapy. OP is represented. Sched. Conf. 9/14 at 10am
It's been more than a decade - can you help me with expungement?
Client seeks help with analyzing and expunging any eligible cases. Client is a citizen, has never been arrested under another name, and has no pending criminal matters. Client has at least 4 criminal cases at least 3 of which are expungeable.
I've been her caretaker for a few years and would like to get custody.
Client would like to petition for custody of his 15 yo niece as the first part of the SIJS process. Minor was abandoned at birth by her father and was raised by her aunt in Guatemala until a neighbor began sexually harassing her. Minor eventually moved to the US where her mother lived but her mother passed in 2020. Minor now lives with client and he is her sole caretaker.
I need help adding my children's father to their birth certificates
Spanish speaking Client with two children would like to add their father’s name to the birth certificates. Client also seeks to change eldest son’s (5yo) name to reflect Father’s last name.
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He filed for divorce and I need representation
Client seeks assistance with absolute divorce. Parties married 07/28/99 and separated in 2014. OP filed for divorce 06/2022. No minor children. Only client's name is on the deed to property they purchased during marriage. Client currently lives there. Separation agreement states client will keep the house, OP will pay client's health insurance premium, and client will get 50% of OP's pension. No DV or POs. Nothing scheduled.
My LL is suing me for more than I owe
Client seeks assistance with LL/T collections case. Client is being sued by LL for $7,217. LL claims client moved out early and didn't pay for the months left on her lease. Client's lease was set to end 08/2019. Client moved out on 6/6/2019. Rent was $1,635. Client doesn't dispute the claims, but does dispute the amount. Client wants to agree on a lesser amount. Trial date was postponed. No new date scheduled as of 8/5/22.
Help me expunge my charges from nearly 20 years ago
Client seeks assistance with an expungement. Client has one case from 2004 that she would like to have expunged. Client is a US citizen, has not been arrested under any other names, and has no pending criminal charges.
I want my estate to stay in the family
Client seeks assistance with drafting a will. She does not own any homes or other valuable property. She has two bank accounts she wishes her granddaughter to inherit. She will name her granddaughter as executrix of the estate. Client is divorced and had one natural child who is now deceased.
I have several charges on my record - can you help me with expungement?
Client seeks help with analyzing and expunging any eligible cases. Client is a US citizen, has not been arrested under any other name, and has no pending criminal charges.
Former LL is suing me for over 10k for fees that I didn't know about
Client is being sued by former LL. LL sued client in 2017 for unpaid fees. Fee statements were sent to the condo address after client moved out, so he was unaware of the fees. Parties agreed in 2017 that client would pay off the debt monthly. Client stopped payments in 2018 due to financial and medical hardships. LL is now suing client for the amount still owed - $10,588. Trial was postponed. No new date set.
I lost my job because of my record - can you help me with expungement?
Client seeks assistance with analyzing and expunging any eligible cases. Client has a job but was recently fired when they looked at his criminal record. Client is a U.S. citizen, has not been arrested under any other names, and has no active criminal cases.
I am being sued for a credit card I did not take out!
Client seeks assistance with collections case. Client is being sued by creditor for $13,000. Credit card was opened in her name without her knowledge. Client has a trial date for 10/07/22 and her goal is for the debt to be removed.
I'm Overwhelmed And Need A New Start.
Client is overwhelmed and needs help working with her mortgage company. Client is interested in non-retention options like a short sale and deed in lieu of foreclosure. Client wants a fresh start.
I'm recently divorced and no longer want my ex-spouse as my POA
Client seeks assistance assigning a new POA and drafting new advanced health care directive and will. Client's ex-spouse currently serves as their POA, and client would like to change that.
Our divorce decree didn't address custody - can you help me?
Client seeks help establishing custody of 4yo twins. Parties divorced in 8/26/2021 in PA, but custody wasn’t addressed. Parties split physical custody and each get 2 days weekly with alternating weekends. No CPS/DSS. No POs/DV. OP filed for sole physical/joint legal custody with a tie-breaking vote 5/20/22. Client seeks joint custody and filed an answer and counter complaint 7/29/22. Nothing yet scheduled.
I Have Primary Custody of My Children, But Their Father Claimed Them- Help!
Client seeks assistance with controversy involving IRS and possibly state of MD. Client says both she and her children's father claimed their children on their 2020 returns and she is now being audited for 2020 taxes. Says she received a letter from the IRS that she owes ~$9k in back taxes. Letter had 07/01 deadline to appeal. Client says the children live with her year-round and that she has primary physical custody of children. Thinks she may have also received letters from state of MD.
Foreclosure Care: Client Wants to Save Home
Client does not want to lose her home. Lender is a private individual whom clients signed a 7 year rent to own agreement. Client is approx. $5500 in arrears. Client applied to HAF and needs help. No foreclosure case filed in MD case search as of 7/11/22.
This is a Foreclosure Care Case
My Home, My Deed, My Legacy
Client attended a homeowner's clinic and indicated that they need help with a will, advanced health care directive, power of attorney, life estate deed, and ground rent.
My Mother Passed Away Without A Will
Client seeks help with opening an estate for his mother and transferring her home’s deed into his name. Client’s mother passed on 4/20/20 and did not have a will. She had $600 in her bank account and a home estimated at 136k by SDAT, which has a mortgage with about 10k left on it. No parties will contest.
Please help me keep my father’s only asset!!!
Client seeks assistance with a deed transfer. Client’s father passed away without a will in 2013 and client would like her name placed on the deed. The home is valued at $109,800, it has no mortgage, and no one will contest the deed transfer.
My Home, My Deed, My Legacy
Client attended a homeowner's clinic and indicated that they need help with a will, life estate deed, and ground rent.
Can you help me keep access to my child?
Client seeks help w/defense custody mod. of a 5y/o. OP is the custodial parent. Client was a truck driver when custody established in 2020 and thought that would be best for the child. Current order OP sole physical, joint legal, and visitation for client when agreed upon. No PO’s or DV. Prior CPS but both parties cleared. OP wants to severely limit clients access to their son. OP has no attorney.
Pre-Trial Conf: 8/22 @ 2pm
Their father abandoned them long ago and he passed away in 2019
Client seeks to petition for custody of her 2 sons as part of the SIJS process. Children were abandoned by OP. OP would abuse drugs & alcohol & was mostly absent in their lives. OP died in 2019. Client was in the US at the time of his death & children went to live w/ family members who physically & sexually abused them. Once client was made aware she had the children move to the US with her.
I need a deed change so I can get help with my mortgage
Client seeks assistance with a deed change so that she can get assistance with HAF for mortgage help. Currently the names on the deed are the client’s and her sons. The client needs to remove her son’s name from the deed. Client’s son will not contest the deed change. Client lives in the home.
Please help me with a repayment plan with my creditor.
Client seeks assistance with a collections issue. Client is being sued by a creditor for $756.41. Client does not dispute the claim and would like to negotiate a reduction in the amount that is owed. Client has a merit trial scheduled on 09/09/22.
My apartment has too many issues - I need to file for rent escrow
Client seeks help with rent escrow. Client moved in March, 2018. Client says over the past 2 years air leaks through the windows, roof leaks every time they patch it, wet spots on walls/ceilings, front awning falling off, water running when faucet is off, and half the baseboard heaters don't work. Client had an inspector come out recently. Client reached out to LL, but LL has done nothing.
Trial 8/10/2022 @ 9am
Landlord lives in Norway and has the remainder of my security deposit.
Client seeks assistance with a security deposit return. Client was notified by the manager 45 days after move-out that she was charged $750 from the $1800 deposit due to furniture damage. LL lives in Norway and has not cooperated with client. A walkthrough was conducted with PM before client returned the keys and no issues/damages were reported or discussed.
I lived there for 12 years. Now I want my security deposit back.
Client seeks assistance with unreturned security deposit. Client moved out 3/31/21. SD plus interest is $2,317. Client got an invoice on 5/12/22 of $1,645 for cleaning and damages. Client is not disputing these claims, but she could. Upon move-out, there were unpaid water bills that LL paid. LL included those bills in the invoice. Client received a grant for the water bills, but can't use it since LL paid them already.
I am being sued by my former landlord for rent I don't agree I owe
Client is being sued by her former landlord for $2162.91. Her lease began on 3/15/2015 and ended on 3/31/2016. Client moved out 10/31/2018, but the apartment complex is claiming her contract was not done and that she did not pay rent for two months. Client disputes the claims against her. Trial 8/22/22 at 9am
I Do Not Dispute the Amount. Please Help Me Settle My Debt!
Client seeks assistance with a debt collection case. Client is being sued for $10,500.00 of credit card debt. Complaint filed 4/22/2022 and client filed an Intent to Defend on 5/18/2022. Client is seeking a settlement out of court.
Trial 08/05/2022 14:30:00
He abandoned them 8 years ago and now I need help getting custody
Client would like to petition for custody of her 17 & 13 yo daughters as the first part of the SIJS process. Client is their sole caretaker. Their father neglected and ultimately abandoned them about 8 years ago. OP abused alcohol and drugs and also attempted to sexually abuse their oldest before abandoning them.
Her Father Neglected Her Before He Passed Away
Client would like to petition for the custody of her daughter as the first part of the SIJS process. Child was neglected by her father before he died. Before his death he never provided any financial support and did not try to contact or visit child. Client is her sole caretaker.
His father abandoned him and his mother couldn't keep him safe
Client would like to petition for custody of his cousin as the first step of the SIJS process. Client has been caring for his cousin since he arrived in the US in 2011. Minor's father abandoned him when he was a baby and has provided no financial or emotional support. Minor's mother could no longer care for him in their home country as minor was facing constant abuse by his peers and his mother could not provide protection. Therefore, she sent him to the US to live with his cousin.
No one was hurt - why is he suing now?
Client seeks assistance with defense of motor tort. Client's insurance lapsed the day before her accident due to late payment, and State Farm states she was not covered. Client is being sued for $22,000. OP is represented and suing his insurance company also. Everyone left the scene of the accident and no one had to go to the hospital.
Please help me pass along my possessions to my only heir
Client is seeking assistance with creating a POA. Client would like her only son to have access to her bank accounts, belongings, and all her assets.
This company took my money and my floors, and then stopped their work!
Client seeks help with breached home improvement contract. Client contracted DMV Sealers for asbestos removal and rehab. Client initially paid OP $5000 2/28/22 and paid an additional $1,600 3/26/22. OP removed client's flooring but has done no other work. When client asked OP about when work would be completed, OP stated client needs to be patient and pay another additional $5,000. Client would like to be reimbursed fully.
They told me everything was fine - now they're keeping my security deposit!
Client seeks help obtaining the return of her security deposit. Client has pictures from move in 12/5/19 and move out 3/31/22. Client returned the keys and did a walkthrough on 4/1/22 with property manager, during which no damages were noted. Client received letter 5/13/22 stating that the SD will be kept and there is an additional charge of $646 for repairs. Client disputes the charges/damages OP claims. Nothing filed yet.
LL claims I damaged the property, but the photos are of another unit!
Client is seeking assistance with collections issue. LL is suing client for $6,413.05 for damages and unpaid rent. Client lived at the apartment with her MIL, but her MIL was not aware that the lease was automatically renewed. MIL broke the lease with 5 months remaining. Client did not do a walkthrough or take pictures when she left. LL provided photos as evidence of damage, but the photos were of a different unit.
I'm being sued and I'm not sure if I owe this debt.
Client is being sued for $662 by LVNV. Client is not sure if the debt is hers or not due to having no records of her old accounts. Client is on a limited income and is unable to pay. Trial scheduled for 8/8 at 1:30pm.
My fiancé passed away and I need help with his estate
Client seeks assistance with estate administration for her late fiancé. There are no homes or vehicles involved and there was no will. The fiancé had a handwritten note that was signed about what to do with his things if something were to happen to him. No one will contest.
My sister passed recently and I need help settling her estate
Client seeks assistance with the estate administration of her late sister. Client’s sister owned a home valued at $80,000.00 and a vehicle valued at $2,000.00. No mortgage or loan on either asset. There was no will and no one will contest the estate administration.
My landlord said he'd return my deposit--then I had to file for it!
Client seeks help obtaining the return of her security deposit. Client moved in 4/17/20 and moved out 11/1/21. No walkthrough was done. Client states the property failed inspection in 9/ and 10/2021, so client left when lease ended. Client spoke to LL 12/2021 and he stated he’d return the deposit. Client then filed for the $1,200 deposit 12/6/21 and amended her complaint to $4000 and sought PP 5/13/22.
I know I owe but my rent was lower than they claim
Client seeks assistance with a debt collections case. Client does not dispute the claim but does dispute the amount owed and the rent amount reported by OP. Amount client is being sued for is $3,212.43. Complaint filed 1/20/2021 and client has not filed an answer. Client was served on 3/30/2022.
Trial 08/16/2022 13:30:00
Those damages were not done by me and I think I should get my security deposit back.
Client called code enforcement on her previous LL for rodents & other health concerns. They inspected & shortly after client received 60-day notice of non-renewal from her LL. LL made no repairs listed by CODE. After moving out client received list of damages from LL & notice they wouldn’t return SD. No walkthrough. Client doesn’t think she is responsible for damages & LL created the list after CODE requested repairs.
Can you help me with my grandson's probate?
Client seeks assistance with estate administration of her late grandson. The value of the estate is ~$4,000.00 it is either a check or checking account. No real property involved. There was no will. No one will contest the estate.
It's been many years since we separated and I want a divorce
Parties married in 1995 & separated in 1998. No marital homes and no minor children involved. No protective orders, although there is a history of DV. Client is not seeking alimony. No pension/retirement issues. Nothing filed.
My deceased wife's balance caused a flag on my license
73 yo SS recipient who was unable to obtain insurance on his car due to a flag on his license from MD balance due of $4K. Client was unaware of any balance, but recalls wife making $100/month IA payments.
I know I owe this debt and would like to create a payment plan
Client is being sued by TD bank in a small claims case. Client would like to create a payment plan and for the constant phone calls to end. Trial scheduled for 8/23 at 9AM.
My ex cut off contact + my kids are absent from school - I want custody!
Client seeks help establishing custody of 7 + 1yo. Minors are with OP. Client had the minors for some time prior to 7/2021, when OP cut off contact. Client visits minors at school, but they’ve been absent often. Client states OP falsely alleges DV, but no POs. No CPS/DSS. Client filed for joint custody 9/27/21 but now seeks sole custody. OP filed for sole custody + CS w/ weekend visits for client 11/17/21. Trial 8/17 at 9am
I Need Help Getting Out Of A Violent Marriage
Client seeks help with a divorce. Parties married in 2019 and separated May 2021. No minor children and no marital property. No protective orders but there was a history of DV and client currently resides at a women’s shelter for victims of DV. Client is not seeking alimony or any of OP’s assets. Nothing filed at this time.
I need help expunging my record
Client seeks assistance with analyzing and expunging any eligible cases. Client is a US citizen, has no active criminal cases and has never been arrested under a different name.
They refused a walkthrough and are now keeping my security deposit.
Client moved out Feb ’22. Letter from LL states they are not returning SD due to 3 bags left behind & client having a cat. Client paid extra monthly for the cat. Client asked for a walkthrough & LL denied the request stating they don't do walkthroughs w/ tenants. SD was around $2300. Nothing has been filed.
I'm having a hard time getting a job because of my record
Client seeks assistance with analyzing and expunging any eligible cases. Client is a U.S. citizen, has no active criminal cases, and has never been arrested under any other names.
I'm In Collections For My Boat Loan!
Client seeks help with a collections case. He is being sued for 30k for an unpaid loan balance. Client purchased a boat with a 77k loan & lived on it for 12 years. After some time, he reached out to the bank to repossess the boat. A specialist at MECU was supposed to collect the boat 12/1/19, but never took possession. Client left the boat at the marina. The marina put a lien on the boat & sold it. Trial 9/14/22
Plumbing leaks forced me out - now they're suing for rent and water!
Client seeks help with landlord tenant collections issue. Due to plumbing issues and leaks, client gave 60 days’ notice that she would be moving out before the end of her lease. Landlord filed for $6068.97 for the remaining rent and water bill 11/4/20. Client disputes the water bill charge, stating it was the LL's responsibility due to the water leakage. Trial set for 1/23/2023.
It's been years since my cases - can you help me with expungement?
Client seeks assistance with analyzing and expunging eligible cases. Client is a U.S citizen, has no active criminal cases, and has never been arrested under any other names.
My landlord is charging me for things that didn't work when I moved in!
Client seeks the return of her security deposit. Client rented with voucher but paid security deposit. After moving out 3/3/22, she received a report of deductions and an additional charges for a dirty stove, broken counter, and rent and water bills. Client states she cleaned the property and stove, there was no broken counter when she moved, and she was up-to-date on bills. She has pictures from move-out and did walkthrough
My child should have my name. Can you help us change her name?
Client seeks assistance with a name change for a minor. The minor's birth certificate was issued in TX and is missing client's last name along with the biological father's last name. Client would like to change minor's name to include her name. The biological father does not oppose the name change.
I have a past criminal record - I want to move forward with expungement?
Client seeks help with analyzing and expunging eligible cases from his criminal record. Client is a citizen, has never been arrested under another name, and has around 13 cases on his record.
Landlord Sold the Property And Never Returned My Deposit
Client seeks return of $1800 security deposit. Client lived in the property from 01/2019 - 07/31/2021. She did not do a walk-through with landlord. Landlord said apartment was in good condition except refrigerator needed cleaning then stated there were other damages but did not send an itemized list. Client says rent was paid up to date. After persistent repair requests, landlord told client the home was sold. Nothing filed.
My husband has married someone else
Client seeks assistance with absolute divorce and custody of a 3y/o with down syndrome. Parties married in 2017, separated in 2019. Client believes the OP has married someone else recently. OP has not seen child since 2021. No CPS (for this case), PO’s, or DV. No joint assets. CS established in 4/2021 but OP does not comply. Client is seeking sole physical and legal custody. Not sure what OP will seek. Nothing filed yet.
OP wants to take sole custody away from me!
Client seeks assistance with custody modification defense for 3 children. Most recent order established during divorce 06/2020 awarded client sole legal & physical w/ child support, and OP given visitation e/o weekend. OP does not consistently pay CS. Client has PO against OP, expires 1/12/23. Client says OP is currently being investigated by CPS. OP wants sole legal and physical custody & CS. Hearing 8/24/23.
I Don't Want to Lose My Parental Rights
Client seeks assistance with divorce and custody of 18mo. Parties married on 08/22/2015 in and separated 10/15/2021. OP filed for limited divorce. Joint home, client does not want the home. Client wants 50/50 custody. OP wants Primary physical and sole legal. No PO’s, DV, or CPS/DSS involvement. OP has an attorney.
Merits Hearing 11/7/2022 @ 9:30
Please help to add my sister's name to the family home.
Client is seeking assistance with a deed transfer. Client’s mother is deceased and had a life estate deed with her and the client’s name on it. Client is currently residing in the home and would like to remove her mother’s name and add her sister’s name. The estate is processed, closed, and the deed transfer will be uncontested.
Please help me keep my children together
Client seeks help with a custody modification of 15yo. Parties have other children but custody of them is not being modified. Parties' 11/23/20 divorce order gives client primary physical/joint legal custody. No CPS/DSS. No POs, but there was a history of DV. OP filed for sole physical/legal custody of only the 15yo 4/22. Client is willing to let OP have custody but no split the children up.
Conf. Settle: 08/11/2022 10am
I Was Taken Off-guard When My Spouse Had Me Served with Divorce Papers
Client seeks assistance with absolute divorce. Parties married on 12/26/1990 and separated 07/30/2019. No marital homes or minor children involved. No POs, but parties have had a history of DV. Client is seeking alimony and would like a larger portion of OP's retirement. OP has an attorney.
Merits Hearing- 8/10 & 8/11 at 9:30am
I am in the first stage of dementia. Please assist me with creating a POA
Client seeks assistance with appointing her daughter as her POA. Client is in the early stages of dementia and would like to ensure her daughter is appointed POA before she is no longer competent. Client would like her daughter to handle her affairs and to be her health care agent.
Can you help me ensure access to my children?
Client seeks assistance with custody modification for 5y/o twins. Custody order from 2/11/2022 gives both parties joint legal & physical custody. Prior CPS involvement but client deemed fit recently. No PO’s or DV. OP is the custodial parent and client has not been able to visit children since May. Police told client OP relocated to PA. Client filed modification on 2/17/2022. OP is not represented. Nothing scheduled yet.
I Don't Believe My CC Debt is This Much!
Client seeks assistance with a collections case in district court. Complaint file by OP 5/30/2019 and client file an intent to defend on 3/25/2022. Client is being sued for $13,463.62 of CC debt by Midland Funding. Client disputes the amount. No mention of negotiation attempts or harassment. Trial rescheduled to 8/22/22 at 1:30pm.
My home went through probate but we never did the deed change
Client seeks help with deed change. Client's mother's name is on the deed of the home, valued at $90k. No mortgage. Client's mother died in Feb. 2004. There was an estate opened in 2012, administrated and closed in 2018, but the deed change was not completed. Client wishes to add her name to the deed. Client has been living in the home since 1992. No one will contest.
I was very sick last year and I want to get my estate planning done
Client seeks help creating her will setting her fiancé as her POA & healthcare agent. She has never set someone her as POA or healthcare agent before. She & her fiancé own their home with $190k left on the mortgage. She also owns a vehicle with a car loan and has a bank account in her name. She would like her 4 children (one on the way) to inherit everything & would want her fiancé to be her personal representative.
I want to keep my mother's home but I need help with her estate
Mother passed 1/2022. Not married & did have children. There was a will & client’s brother was named PR but transferred it to client. Her mother owned her home. No mortgage. Client is working to pay off property taxes. Client would like to get her name on the deed.
We agree to share custody - can you help me with our divorce?
Client seeks help with divorce and custody of 6yo. Parties married 5/9/14 and separated 3/2/21. No marital property or assets. Client was granted temp sole custody with no visitation 2/24/22, due to OP’s mental health. No CPS/DSS. No POs, but there is DV history. Both parties want joint custody. Client will seek CS. Hearings: PL 8/8/22 - 2pm; Settlement 6/7/23 - 2pm; Pre-Trial 10/4/23 - 2pm; Merits 10/26-10/27/23 - 9am
I want to create a Will, POA, and Life Estate Deed
Client seeks help with estate planning. Client has a home, which she would like to leave to her daughter. She would also like to assign POA to her daughter. Client was assisted at an MVLS tax sale clinic, and was counseled on her needed estate planning by a limited representation attorney.
My brother and grandmother passed, now I need to draft a new deed!
Client seeks assistance with deed change. Current deed is client’s grandmother’s life estate deed. Client and his brother are named as the remainder-men with joint tenants with right of survivorship. Both client's grandmother and brother have passed away. Client wishes draft a deed with his name and his mother’s name listed as owners. Client currently lives in the home; valued at $31k. No one will contest.
My oldest is with me but she took our two younger children.
Client seeks custody of children ages 5, 11, & 16. Oldest lives w/ client. Two youngest live with OP. No protective orders but OP has assaulted client in the past. CPS was involved in the past for their oldest while client was out of state due to claims of abuse by OP. Child was eventually placed with client. OP filed complaint for sole custody & child support. Client would also like sole custody but could be okay with joint. Scheduling conf. 6/28 at 1:30. OP is represented.
We've had many issues in the past and need a custody order
Client seeks help establishing custody of her 3 & 7y/o. Children live w/ client in a shelter. OP is biological father. CPS opened an investigation after allegations of abuse were reported. Investigation was closed & allegations were ruled out. Client filed for primary custody with child support and visitation for OP. Hearing - Custody 10/12/2022 09:00:00.
I need to get the mortgage on my mother's home in my name.
Before client's mother passed in '17, client was added to the deed but her name is not on the mortgage. Client is trying to apply for assistance through HAF and was notified she is not eligible if the mortgage is not in her name. Home is valued at $139k with $14k left on the mortgage. There was a will & she was the personal representative.
We have been separated for almost two years and I want a divorce.
Parties married in 2017 and separated 06/2020. No marital property or children. History of DV. No protective orders, although client's mom did have a PO against OP which has expired. Client is not seeking alimony or pension/retirement. OP is represented. No hearings scheduled.
The debt has piled up too high - can you help me file for bankruptcy?
Client seeks help filing for bankruptcy. She has at least $15,516 in debt from credit cards and medical bills. She has no property, CS/alimony obligations, or tax problems. Client has $10k in student loans. Client filed 2019 taxes but hasn’t filed the past 2 years due to low income. Her wages are being garnished. This will be her first time filing for bankruptcy.
This home is a mess--can you help me file for rent escrow?
Client seeks help with rent escrow. Client moved into home advertised as fully renovated 12/2021, but has found the heat doesn’t work, appliances are old or do not work, there are holes in the kitchen walls covered by appliances, and a rodent infestation LL has not addressed sufficiently. Client’s previous escrow case was dismissed after she missed hearing because she hasn’t been given a mail key and did not receive notice.
I want my child to become my child - legally!
Client seeks assistance with adopting and/or establishing custody of 6mo child. Child has been with client since 03/22. Bio mom is deceased and bio dad has agreed to give up his parental rights to client and filed an answer to custody complaint 5/16/22 to this effect. No contest. Client was advised by DSS to file for custody rather than adopt, and filed 5/16/22. Client seeks advice on both options. Hearing 8/10/22 at 1:30pm.
OP Is Being Investigated, I need A Modification!
Client seeks assistance with custody modification of 8 yo. Most recent custody order from 2018 grants client primary physical custody. OP sees the child 1 weekend/month & 3 weeks during summer. OP is currently being investigate by CPS. Child came back from last visit with OP with bruises & a swollen hand. No PO’s but history of DV. Client wants sole physical & legal custody with no overnight & CS. Modification not filed yet.
Please Help Me Change the Deed so I Do Not Lose the House
Client seeks assistance with a deed transfer issue. The person named on the deed has passed away and client is their son. The estate has been closed but the deed still needs to be transferred.
I've dealt with probate - can you help me transfer my mom's home to my name?
Client seeks help with an estate administration deed change. Client's mother passed away 3/25/20 without a will. Client was the PR and is the heir. The estate is closed and client states she was given permission to transfer to my name, but needs help with drafting the deed.
Paternity Has Been Established, Please Help Me Get Access To My Child
Client seeks help with establishing custody of 2y/o. Paternity was established in June 2021. No PO’s, DV, or CPS/DSS involvement. OP is the custodial parent and no informal custody arrangement in place. Client would like joint custody. OP wants sole custody and has an attorney.
Hearing 8/4/22 at 1:30pm
My mother passed in 2016 and I need help with her estate
Client seeks help w/ her mom’s estate. Mom passed in 2016. She was not married. The estate consists of a home valued at ~$86k. No liens or mortgage on the home. Decedent did not own any vehicles or car loans. Decedent’s insurance paid for her funeral expenses. No one would contest the estate.
I Need To File Bankruptcy For My Judgements!
Client seeks help filing for bankruptcy. Client has about $20k of debt mainly from 2 judgments, but has other bills. He does not own any property, no child support or alimony payments, no student loans, and no tax debts. Client has not filed taxes recently due to only receiving SSDI. This will be his first time filing.
My father passed many years ago and I want to fix up his home.
Client seeks assistance with estate administration of his late father. Client’s father passed away in 1976 without a will. The property involved is a home valued around $30k. No mortgage or other liens and no one is currently living in the home. Client would like to have his name added to the deed. Client is the only heir still alive. No one will contest.
My Kids' Father wants to modify our custody order!
Client seeks assistance with custody modification defense of 15yo. Current custody order from 2018 grants client full custody with OP having visitation on weekends. OP filed motion to modify custody on 6/29/21. OP wants full custody and CS. No POs. History of DV. No CPS. Another child was involved with original custody case, but they’re 18yo now. Client granted postponement for merits hearing, no date yet scheduled.
I can't keep up with my debts and need to file bankruptcy.
Client seeks help filing for bankruptcy. He has ~$55k in debt from credit cards and loans. He has lived in MD for the past 6 months, owns no property, & no child support or alimony. He is current on his tax filings and has no tax debt. He does have ~110k in student loans. He filed previously in '05 & debts were discharged.
Please Help Me Get Guardianship Over My Daughter
Client seeks assistance with obtaining guardianship of her 17yo daughter (18yo in May 2022). Client's daughter was diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar. Client and daughter currently live together. Client is seeking guardianship because her daughter cannot make decision for herself and will be 18 soon. No one will contest. Client has submitted 2 physician certificates one is not dated but is getting it dated this week.
I Am Afraid to Lose Custody of My Child, Please Help Me!
Client seeks assistance with divorce/custody of 16y/o. Pendente Lite order gives OP sole physical/legal custody. Client is seeking joint physical/legal, alimony, and a portion of OP's retirement benefits. There is a marital home client is living in. No PO’s but DV in the past. Child has best interest attorney. OP has an attorney.
Hearing - Merits 08/30/2022 09:00:00
I want me and my child to be safe; I need full custody!
Client seeks help establishing custody of 2yo child. Child has lived with client since birth. Parties had a parenting plan in place, but after DV incidents client unsuccessfully sought a PO against OP. CPS was involved in 12/2021 and investigated OP for neglect/abuse due to the DV in 2/2022. No CPS for client. Client seeks full custody, CS, and supervised visits for OP. OP might want joint custody. Nothing filed yet.
I want my things donated after I pass - Will Drafting
Client seeks assistance with drafting her will. She does not own any property or vehicles, but owns some antiques and a checking & savings accounts. Client would like the proceeds from the sale of her antiques to be donated after she passes, along with her checking and savings. Client would like her friend to be named her executor. She is not married and doesn't have any children.
My sister has been in a nursing home for years and needs a guardian
Client seeks assistance obtaining guardianship of her 61yo sister. Client's sister has been in a nursing home since 2019 and cannot read, write, or talk. Client's sister can only respond by using eye movements. No one will contest. Client has a brother, who is in agreement with client getting guardianship.
I'm Ready to Finally Get Divorced
Spanish speaking senior seeks help with absolute divorce. Parties married 8/2/05 and separated in 2019. No minor children. No property issues. Client doesn’t know if OP has retirement assets but will not seek them. Client is seeking alimony. OP does not have an attorney.
Pre-Trial Conference: 9/30/2022 @ 10:30
Trial: 11/14/2022 @ 9:30
We are both ready for a divorce
Parties married in El Salvador in 2016. They have a 2 yo together. Separated since 2019. No protective orders or CPS/DSS involvement. No martial property. Child is disabled & client is caregiver & cannot work. Client filed for divorce & sole custody. Client thinks OP will agree. PL order grants client sole custody. Merits hearing 6/16 at 10am.
We should have done a deed change when we divorced - can you help me now?
Client seeks help with deed change. He would like to remove is former spouse from the deed. Parties divorced in 1998, and client was granted the property. Former spouse still does not seek property and agrees with the change. There is $24k left in the mortgage balance. No one contests.
I've had to travel to care for my sick father. Now OP wants sole custody
Parties share custody & client has child during the week & has tie breaking authority. Client's father is ill & she travels to MI every 2 weeks to care for him. During this time OP filed to modify to primary physical/sole legal custody. Client seeks to keep child w/ her & have monthly visits for OP. OP is represented. Magistrates hearing 7/14 at 9:30am.
My great-grandchild has been with me since birth - I need custody!
Client seeks help with establishing custody of her 10yo great-grandchild by marriage. The child has lived with client since birth. Biological mom agrees with client having custody. Biological father hardly involved with child. The child sometimes sees biological mother monthly while visiting family. No CPS/DSS. No POs. Client seeks sole physical/legal custody & doesn’t expect OPs to seek primary custody. Nothing filed yet.
My debts pilled up and I can't afford to pay this amount.
Client seeks assistance with collections case. Client is being sued by LL for $13k in condo association fees. Interest plus legal fees are over $7k. Client does not dispute the claims, but does dispute the amount. Trial 6/28/22 at 8:45am
OP Violated The Order And Moved W/ My Children!
Client seeks help w/ custody contempt/modification of 3 children. Parties divorced in 2006. Current order grants OP primary physical & client visitation w/ joint legal. Client had surgeries June to Sept 2021 leaving her physically disabled & unable to travel or work. During that time, OP & kids moved 6 hrs away. Client has not seen them since & filed for contempt/modification, seeking primary physical custody. Hrg 7/20/22.
My ex wants to keep me from my kids - I just want to be in their lives!
Client seeks joint custody in custody mod for 4 minors. Client's seen minors once since 2019. OP received sole legal custody 11/15/18 w/o client’s knowledge, modifying from shared legal custody and e/o weekend visits for client. No active POs. OP reported client to CPS after last visit, but no indications. Client also reported OP in 2020 bc minors alleged abuse. OP filed for no access for client 10/26/21. Merits 8/17 at 1pm
I Want to Make Sure My House Goes to My Family When I'm Gone
Client seeks assistance with estate administration. Currently, client's name and her deceased mother are on the deed. Home is valued at $38k. Client would like to remove her deceased mother's name and add her cousin's name to the deed to limit any property transfer issues when client passes. Client's mother died in 2012. No one will contest. No mortgage or other liens on the property.
I want my maiden name on my deed!
Client seeks help updating her name on her deed to reflect her switching back to her maiden name. Client was recently divorced and is now using her maiden name. She needs her deed to reflect this in order to get assistance from the City to get a furnace for her home. Client is current on her mortgage and no liens. No one will contest.
My Mother Passed Away With Land In NC!
Client seeks assistance with estate administration. Client’s mother passed away about a year ago and owned an acre of land in NC. Client’s mother lived and passed in MD. The plot of land is valued at about $38k. The mother did have a will, according to client. Client would like to have the land transferred into her name. Per client, this is the only land or property that her mother owned. No one will contest.
My ex wants to take my visitation - the kids don't even like living with him
Client seeks help with custody mod for 16 and 13yo. Per 5/27/21 divorce, OP has primary physical and client has joint legal+weekend visitation. No CPS/DSS. No POs, but DV history. There’s been no visits with 13yo in 3+ months and 16yo doesn’t want to live with OP. OP filed to limit visits to 2 days supervised monthly. Client filed answer seeking sole custody & CS. Scheduling Conf. 3/4 at 10am. Contempt hearing 4/22 at 11am.
I have a tax debt but don't want my new wife involved.
67 yo newlywed with IRS balance of $4403 from 2017-2019. Client had received Notice of Intent to Levy with CDP Hearing deadline of 9/29/21, but did not respond as was unable to afford the balance due.
My son needs a guardian
Client seeks assistance getting guardianship of her 21yo son. Her son is nonverbal, developmentally delayed, and has angelman syndrome. No one will contest. No one has been appointed guardian for him before & client has 2 medical certificates.
I have over $14k in debt and want to file bankruptcy!
Client seeks assistance with filing bankruptcy. Client filed ch.7, discharged in 2001. Client has $14k in debt stemming from credit cards, medical bills, and $18k from a car loan. Client is current on her taxes and lives in MD. No student loans. No property. Client does own a small business with no employees. Business is currently making no profit. No child support or alimony obligations. Wages are not being garnished.
We have been separated for two years & our five children live with me.
Parties married in ’04 & separated ’20. 5 children together ages 1, 2, 6, 11, & 17. Children live primarily with client. No CPS/DSS involvement. OP filed for divorce. Client seeks primary physical & sole legal or joint legal w/ tiebreaker, child support and visitation for OP. No marital property or asset issues. Mediation 7/14 at 1pm & settlement hearing 9/1 at 1:30pm.
Please Help Me Make My Separation Final
Client seeks assistance with divorce. Parties married in 1985 and separated in 2019. Marital property involved that client currently lives in. Property acquired during the marriage. Both names are on the deed, but OP has shown no interest in property. Client wants advice on alimony. OP does not have attorney. Client filed for divorce and possession of home 8/2021, default sought 11/2021.
Domestic Civil Trial 8/26/22 at 10am
They Gave Me a Deadline to Move Out, Then Said I Didn't Give Notice
Client's former landlord is suing for $5,350.75 in back rent. Client lived in the unit 5 years ago and moved out with 1 month left on the lease because she couldn't afford to pay. Client and LL came to a verbal agreement and LL allowed client to move out. In 2019, OP filed a case against client. Client disputes amount. Trial set for November 18, 2021 at 8:45am.
My rent payments were stolen from LL's office & I am being sued for debt
Client is being sued by property management co. for $1,131.78. Client states money order payments were stolen from the LL's office. LL determined who cashed the stolen money orders, but did not credit the client’s account. No court date scheduled as of 3/24/2021 but client notified by opposing counsel the case will be taken to trial.
She took my child and is trying to take my custody.
Client seeks help with custody after CINA case against OP for DUI w/children in the car. Client granted sole physical & joint legal custody of the 3 children, ages 12, 8, & 5. After OP's incarceration, visits were Fri-Sun. In 11/2020, OP kept 12 yo and hasn't returned her. Client is withholding visits for 12 and 5 yo for fear OP will keep them too. OP filed for contempt & mod. Client filed for contempt. Scheduling conf 3/22.