The U.S. Constitution requires each of the 50 states to give full faith and credit to the valid acts of its sister states. There is no such requirement for the actions of other countries, in the absence of a treaty. Instead, the concept of comity controls. Comity allows a state to recognize the...Read more »
No. A valid marriage in any country, including the United States, is a valid marriage anywhere. If he gets married in another country, he could be prosecuted in the United States for bigamy, and the overseas marriage would not be valid.
What you are seeing in writing would be in the the judgment of divorce. In a divorce, the court does have jurisdiction over the marital assets. When the parties don't agree, it's the court's job to make an order. And the court retains jurisdiction to enforce that order.
Under certain circumstances it does matter. For example, if you've been separated a long time (i.e. years) and never asked for alimony the assumption will be that you have achieved the goal of being self-supporting and don't need it.
I currently have my brother and his family residing at my home in preparation for me to leave on deployment since my spouse refuse to take care of the house. My brother is the POA for me while I'm away, however do I need to have additional documents saying I allowed them to live there.... Read more »
Nobody will give you a "guarantee" on any response.
By the term "wife" your question implies that you are still married and therefore have not "equitably divided" the marital assets in a divorce proceeding. So generally, there are at least three legal...Read more »
Possibly. The Virginia State Bar provides to the public the following information:
Marital property is defined as all jointly-owned property and all other property, other than separate property, acquired from the date of the marriage to the date of separation. Typical examples of marital...Read more »
If you can not agree on what happens to the house and you ask the court to decided then the court will normally allow the party who wants to retain the home time to refinance and pay the other party their share of the equity in the house.
I am in the process of divorce and no custody agreements have been set. I do not want him as a friend to post or comment on my Facebook. But I can still use Messenger to let him video chat our child. Will this risk even joint custody?
You haven't given me enough information to answer you. You should read the alimony provisions of your divorce decree to see when your alimony terminates. If it hasn't terminated, contact a family law attorney for help.
I served my spouse with divorce papers over 60 days ago and she did not file an answer nor did she complete the parenting class. The court clerk told me that I could file a motion for pleadings but the judge denied it because my spouse did not file the parenting class certificate. Do I need to file... Read more »
If spouses are not able to reach an agreement on how to divide their property and debts, those matters can be submitted to a judge's decision through the process of equitable distribution incident to a divorce case.
Title is not determinative in equitable distribution in Virginia....Read more »
What you are describing is completely false. Florida is a no fault state and you can get divorced with out restriction as long as you have lived in the state for more than six months. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
We have been married 9 years. The value of the 401k has gone from approx. 23k to 46k. If it weren't for our equal sharing of bills she never would have been contributing as much to get it to the current amount. She has always made slightly more income wise than me over the entirety of our marriage
My daughter's husband ran off with a 21 year old while she was pregnant with their second child. He refused marriage counseling and now lives with this girl going on 3 years. At the time, he signed papers over financial stuff since he agreed to separate their bank accounts and finances.... Read more »
This is a very involved question. Spousal support is generally based upon needs of the party, after consideration of the incomes are in by both parties. Temporary spousal support in California is done through a computer calculation and takes into account not only incomes but deductions such as...Read more »
Parents can agree on anything they want with regard to their children. However, if the agreement is not part of a court order, then neither party can really enforce the agreement if the other parent chooses not to follow it.
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