He certainly can. Usually, a court may use any of 3 dates when valuing assets and liabilities: 1) date of separation 2) date of filing the divorce petition or 3) date of final judgment. There are different circumstances which may warrant which date is used. Of course, you and your attorney would...Read more »
Alimony is based on one spouse having a need and the other spouse having the ability. Though a person may request alimony, the facts of the case will determine whether that person ultimately receives it. If your spouse makes double your income, it doesn't appear he/she would be eligible; you,...Read more »
Good day. I notice you stated ex-husband - does this mean the marriage was already dissolved? If a spouse won the lottery before a dissolution of marriage was filed or anytime before a Final Judgment is entered, he or she is required to disclose it; of course, a stronger argument for it being...Read more »
Oldest child isnt biological the step parents kid. He has been going with his brothers since we split during timesharing with mom how to write that into paperwork without allowing him to be legally adopted his real mom abandoned him 11 years ago but is still on birth certificate I have paperwork... Read more »
Permitting the step-parent timesharing wouldn't be causing the the person to legally adopt - an adoption process would need to be initiated. However, you may be entering into an agreement/contract to give a person rights they may not otherwise have. As such, I strongly suggest you schedule a...Read more »
Mortgage is in my name I have made every payment, I did put him on the deed when I refinanced when realtor pulled the title she said my name was the only one on it but my ex is trying to tell me that he has just as much say as I do as far as price being excepted for selling
There are several factors to consider in determining each spouse's rights regarding property. For example, 1) was the property purchased before or during the marriage; 2) was there any marital funds used toward the maintenance or increase in value of the property; 3) is there a marital...Read more »
We are in Florida. Today, my wife is aware that the house belongs to me, cause I bought it with my own money. But will the house be divided if we divorce in the future? The house is titled by myself only at the moment.
Does it help if my wife is willing to sign a paper (what kind of paper... Read more »
You and your wife will need to execute a postnuptial agreement - you will each need to seek legal advise from an independent attorney of your choosing. I agree with my peers that it is best you contact a family law attorney to schedule a consultation.
Your first divorce ended in 2011 - there are several dates the court can use when valuing valuing or classifying assets - for example the court may use the date of separation, the date of filing the petition or even the date of the final judgment. You have not stated whether the 401k had accrued...Read more »
Usually the marital settlement agreement and final judgment contain language of how the property should be transferred. Did it state husband should sign a quit claim deed within a certain amount of time? It is best you consult with one of us divorce attorneys who can review the documents and see...Read more »
I was in the Navy when I married him in 2004. Haven't seen him since 2007. Last email with him was on Feb 18th 2016. I have looked for him on social media, and even paid a site to get information about him. None of the numbers listed are in service and his email is no longer valid. I'm... Read more »
You may try and retain a PI to conduct a location search. It may also be possible for you to dissolve your marriage via service by publication. It would be wise to schedule a consult with one of us divorce attorneys in order to obtain more specific information.
she is the petitioner, the divorce case is going on for almost about 5 months, now suddenly she files for notice of voluntary dismissal.. does it get granted right away from the court? do i have still option to continue with the same petition? and how long i have time period to file a counter... Read more »
Since you didn’t file a counter petition, the case is now “dead”. You will now need to file a new petition. That is why it is important to always file an answer and counter-petition if you want to see the dissolution through the end.
Your first step should be to schedule a consult with one of us divorce attorneys. You mentioned there are 2 houses and it appears you are both still living in 1 - you didn’t say who is living in the other. Tou also mentioned that he want to stay in the house - you didn’t say if you object? The...Read more »
First of all, sorry to hear you are in an abusive relationship. You should take appropriate measures to protect yourself including speaking scheduling a consult with an attorney for guidance. Second, much more information is needed before you can receive a specific answer to your question- for eg,...Read more »
We've only been married 1.5 years with no kids. She never fully moved into my inherited house so I locked her out upon filing. I'm giving her one of the cars, I have nothing other than investment accounts that I think will be premarital. If I use recreational marijuana for the depression... Read more »
Married 20 years, separated for 1 1/2 years now. Husband had numerous affairs, and left and moved in with a girlfriend. He keeps EVERYTHING in the business bank account which I cannot access therefore I am with very limited means to afford a retainer or even just begin the process. I am currently... Read more »
I think it’s best you contact a divorce attorney and schedule a consultation to discuss. It may be possible for a payment arrangement to be made depending on the facts of your case. Some of us here from JUSTIA offer a free initial consultation. Good luck and stay safe.
I'm a US Resident and I'm married for 3 years and i have a son but me and my wife didn't live together until the 5th of December 2019 when I moved from Egypt to the USA, And we agreed on getting a divorce and then i will be moving out of Florida and go to live in another state but I... Read more »
They have been separated for almost 20 years. And we have no idea where he is. Can she still get a divorce with out us knowing where he is. / With out his signature. And how would we go about doing that?
I'm filing for divorce. My husband is not a biological father of my child that was recently born. He knows that and already signed affidavit of non-paternity. He is willing to get divorce as much as I do. We don't have assets or debt to divide. The lawyer suggested not to mention the... Read more »
You will need to mention any minor child that was born during the marriage. Therefore, you must include your newborn child. Your spouse will then need to file a petition to disestablish paternity (which should be done in the same divorce proceedings). I suggest you consult with a divorce attorney...Read more »
It depends on whether there are minor children and/or property. The fact that it will be an uncontested divorce should result in a lower fee. It is best you contact a divorce attorney to discuss - many of us on JUSTIA offer a free initial consultation.
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