You never HAVE to file for dissolution or separation, but there may be very good reasons for you to do so IMMEDIATELY. You should speak to an EXPERIENCED family law attorney so you understand the best way to protect your rights.
He did this a month before moving out of our home. He spent the money on clothes, trips, motorcycles and to support another woman and her sister. He admitted in his deposition that he DID NOT get my consent and that he did it without my consent. I did not find out about this until he responded to... Read more »
You probably cannot have him charged criminally, since all he did was spend money which he accessed lawfully. You probably CAN get an order that he repay your share of the amount he removed in the final settlement of the financial issues, and probably get an order that he pay some of your attorney...Read more »
Wife left February 1st to Virginia. She was physically abusing my 14 year old daughter, refusing to cook for her, or take her to school. I'm planning on filing for divorce, but need to know if I need to file charges against her before doing so. I am also concerned about our property and... Read more »
If your wife has left, there's no need to file a request for a restraining order. There's no "abandonment" charge to file. You should contact an experienced family law attorney and go ahead with the dissolution and a request for a custody and child support order.
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