Divorce Law Questions

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Virginia on Mar 5, 2014

Jonathan P. McHugh's answer
There is no clear answer based on just that scenario. In order to prove adultery, one must show that a person has had sexual intercourse with another person who is not his or her spouse. The burden is very high, as the evidence must be clear and ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Virginia on Sep 7, 2011

Jerry Lutkenhaus's answer
I would think the answer to this is yes. You should check with an attorney who specializes in domestic issues. You could try using some form but it would probably be too dangerous.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Virginia on Feb 19, 2011

Beth M McCord Paleos's answer
Your ex is not required to provide you with a copy. You can request a certified copy of your divorce papers directly from the court where you were divorced for a few dollars.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Virginia on Dec 15, 2010

Beth M McCord Paleos's answer
Only if a court has already ordered the other parent to do so. Whether or not you can convince a judge to order the other parent to pay a share of travel costs for child visitation will depend on your relative financial abilities and the reason that you ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Virginia on Jan 10, 2011

Beth M McCord Paleos's answer
Yes, if your husband is required to make payments on that debt, the judge may take it into account in calculating a spousal support amount. Once the court has determined whether you are eligible to receive spousal support (you may not be eligible if ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Virginia on Nov 25, 2010

J. Richard Kulerski Esq.'s answer
I do not practice law in KY or VA and am not qualified to provide an authoritative answer. However, I have been practicing divorce law in IL for over 40 years and would like to make a general comment. All states and local courts have rules that set time ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Alabama 3 days ago

William E. Scully Jr.'s answer
"(A)m I entitled to anything...?" You probably can't get a share of Sergeant Romeo's Retirement. In Alabama (you've asked this as if you are an Alabama resident), the judge can't divide the retirement as marital property ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Florida 7 days ago

John Arthur Smitten's answer
Whatever the debt is at the time of the judgment is the amount the court will use. You will not get any "consideration"
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Florida 8 days ago

John Arthur Smitten's answer
You are not going to have to pay back food stamps however you are probably on the hook for alimony.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Florida 17 days ago

John Arthur Smitten's answer
He can always try to reopen the case however his burden of proof is high to change the existing order.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Florida 21 days ago

John Arthur Smitten's answer
Yes you are still entitled to the monies. He cannot turn a retirement into disability and squeeze you out. The law is clear on this.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for New York 11 days ago

Paula J. Mcgill's answer
You should hire an experienced local attorney to form a stategy that fits your budget, needs, and schedule. This should be done as soon as possible before she moves. Even if you oppose it, if the court determines it is in the best interest of the children ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Georgia 8 days ago

Paula J. Mcgill's answer
Yes, hire an attorney to file a petition to modify custody and child support with the appropriate affidavit from your 17 year old that he wants custody to be changed to you.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Georgia 8 days ago

Paula J. Mcgill's answer
The action is one for separate maintenance. You resolve the same things you would in an action for a legal separation in other states.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Georgia 7 days ago

Paula J. Mcgill's answer
You need a lawyer to represent you in the matter. Do an internet search of experienced lawyers who practice in or near your county. If you cannot find an attorney (paid or pro bono), you will have to file a petition for temporary spousal support, child ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Alabama 9 days ago

William E. Scully Jr.'s answer
If you have kids, if you have a house, if you have debts, if you have a retirement, in short if you have ANYTHING...you should get an attorney to help you get a divorce. Divorcing without a lawyer can make a complete mess of these things. If you decide ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Alabama 10 days ago

William E. Scully Jr.'s answer
He can if you don't DO something about it!!...An Alabama Judge is likely to award you the car. But you can't sit around and wait. You need to get a lawyer to get you a court order and possession of the car. Otherwise your worthless hubby is ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce Law for Alabama 13 days ago

William E. Scully Jr.'s answer
Your question indicates that you have already filed for divorce. If you have an attorney you should rely on his or her advice for the answers you seek. Obviously you will need to prove that the child born while you were separated is not yours. This will ...