Division of assets in a divorce action in Mississippi is governed by caselaw such as Ferguson v. Ferguson. You will not find an average percentage used to divide assets. The Court takes into account such things as when and how the property was acquired, who maintained the property, how was the...Read more »
You should have a hearing on the restraining order, and if you can prove that you did not assault her, the order will be lifted. Other than that, I would file for divorce immediately, ask for a temporary hearing, and fight for custody of your children.
It really depends on where he is at in the process. If he has not been indicted and was not already out on a felony bond, then he should be eligible for bond now. It is in your friend's best interest that he contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer so that he can talk about the facts of...Read more »
We have made a divorce settlement that isn’t signed yet. I’m thinking I don’t want to sign it after all. I don’t like the custody arrangement and his lack of paying child support. If I sign it, I know I have to wait until there’s a material change to readjust custody arrangements, but do... Read more »
Each parent has a legal dury to support their child or children until they reach majority. The notion of waiving child support for better terms under your divorce is never an appropriate exchange. It does happen frequently, but rarely to the advantage of the parent waiving child support. I would...Read more »
You can; however, in most cases, a party files with fault based grounds, with ID as an alternative. If you end up coming to an agreement with the other party, then you can agree to proceed as an ID divorce.
If you want to get divorce, an attempt to get married to another woman would be persuasive evidence in establishing adultery. If you want to get the second marriage set aside, you could petition the chancery court for a declaratory judgment to...Read more »
Ex husband died. Truck title in (his name OR my name). He did not change over the truck title. We divorced 5 yrs ago and he remarried 2 years ago. We have a 20 year old son. Is the truck mine or is my son 50% heir to the truck along with the new spouse? We did have PSA that stated he was given... Read more »
Although a divorce decree can reassign the ownership of a vehicle, the decree does not invalidate the title. At a bare minimum, his one half interest in the vehicle is a probate asset. You should schedule a consultation with a local probate attorney.
You'll need to talk to your attorney (or get one if you don't already have one. In many jurisdictions, but not necessarily MI, the first step would be to bifurcate (split in two) your chapter 13 case. Then you and your wife have separate cases. At that point, your attorney can seek to...Read more »
We live in separate states. Me Mississippi him Georgia. We have 2 kids. I don't want child support or anything just a divorce. We have been separated 7 years and have almost zero contact. I have no number or address for him. Im looking for the steps if I filed without a lawyer and the cost of... Read more »
Since he lives in Georgia, unless he contests it, it should be relatively straightforward and inexpensive. I would encourage you to reach out to an attorney to further discuss. Most attorneys on here, myself included, provide free consultations to see how we can help out.
You may likely be charged with aggravated assault, and look at significant jail time. That being said, your best bet would be to advise in writing that he is not to enter the property. It would also be a good idea to have local law enforcement present.
i dont think you have to provide financial status because in the application form of child support by Mississippi department of human service, i did not find any such financial status information. they ask for your social security number. follow this link to see :...Read more »
If she wants to get alimony from you, she will have to sue you for divorce and request it. That being said, you can both file a joint petition for divorce, and agree that everyone can go their separate ways.
i actually don't want to sign the final judgment papers, we live in MS so what are my options at this time. I want to try to reconcile if possible with him. Will the divorce be final without me signing the final papers.
If you signed the property settlement agreement, that is akin to a contract, which in turn would be enforceable regardless of the divorce, unless the agreement says that it is contingent on the final divorce. Regardless, they divorce itself may not be final until you either sign off on an agreed...Read more »
Part of our property settlement agreement in final divorce papers was for my ex-spouse to pay me $800 a month for 12 months for his share of the marital debt. The first payment was due in June of this year. He has made all payments on time up until this month, and he is now a week late. What is the... Read more »
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