If you are willing to give up your financial interest in the house it is your right to do so but I don't recommend conveying your interest in real property if you are still on the mortgage. If your husband did not pay, the lenders would seek payment from you and also, the loan would be on your...View More
As an extreme example, if I had $100,000 in my 401K in 1999, got married in 2000 and contributed $10,000 that year while married, if the account now has a value of $500,000, will the growth ($390,000) be evenly split or will it take into account the amount/percent... View More
The growth in the $10,000 contributed during marriage is community property; the growth in the $100,000 prior to marriage is separate property. A qualified domestic relations order to divide such an account would typically state that the interest acquired between the date of marriage and date of...View More
Biological mother, now deceased, informed father on her deathbed that he was the biological father. Parents were never married. Child, now three years old, lives with biological mother's cousin. Looked at form FL-200 and form FL-300 which do not seem to be applicable. Who would the respondent... View More
I left him on that same day & came back to California from Arkansas. I have not seen him since. I've only spoke to him on the phone a couple of times when we had deaths in our families and that's it. I still talk to my step daughter occasionally though . Am I legally separated... View More
Child support is primarily a function of time and income, although with four children is it quite likely you would be entitled to child support. But again the amount, will be a function of the time the kids spend with each of you and your respective incomes.
You both have equal rights to the passport so it is unfortunate that she won't allow you to have it. I generally think it is a good idea to try to resolve these issues through mediation rather than litigation, but it may be that you will have to file for a court order that the passport be shared.
We have not went to court for who will have full custody of the child. However, i think it's best for the child to be where he is, Due to the DV past with the other parent and i had, and i don't want that. it would cause a mess in my current life. How do i go about signing my rights away?... View More
It is typically not easy to sign away parental rights because you would also be signing away the child's right to a parent and courts are not keen to do that. Sometimes the custodial parent can have the other parent's rights terminated but not so easy the non-custodial parent.
I have a 3 year old son with my current wife. She left the house days ago after a big fight and told me she wanted a divorce. She took my son and some items from our house and kept the divorce intent up for 3 days until she finally changed her mind when she saw I was going forward to find a lawyer.... View More
There is no way to answer your question without far more information. Whether or not you will owe child support depends on the amount of time your son spends with each of you and each of your incomes. Whether or not you will owe spousal support depends on the length of the marriage, the ability and...View More
Spousal support must be addressed in any judgment of dissolution. So, depending on the type of judgment and the jurisdiction, you either need to address the issue in a marital settlement agreement or FL343 or both.
I transferred my retirement account into an IRA in my name only about a year ago. My husband signed and had notorized the spousal consent forms to do this. Is that money considered community property? Can he come after half as he claims he will do? He knew the account was in my name only.
If the court order addresses the issue then your answer is there. If the court order does not address the issue, there is unfortunately no right answer to the question - it depends. Commonly, travel expenses are shared equally or perhaps proportionally depending on the circumstances and sometimes...View More
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