Ex-spouse owns a business and is claiming that their business is not doing well and that yearly "true-up" payments need to be reduced. One of the ways they are hiding money is by paying their new partner, who works for their business. By paying their new partner very very large sums of... View More
Is the "new partner" a business partner or a domestic partner? Assuming the question refers to a new domestic partner, the answer will depend on several factors, including whether the new partner is actually working for the business and whether the amount being paid to the new partner is...View More
Based on the information you have provided, I am inclined to believe the house is your non-marital property, but that's not necessarily all there is to it. As much as I hate to answer a question with a question, I would also want to know whether he paid down the mortgage and whether he...View More
I'm 57-yrs old. My highest wage earning years are behind me. All real estate holdings acquired were made possible by my earnings over last 30-years. Likewise all improvements, management, etc, have been and are 95% on me. Retirement is 401K along with rental properties. I would need no less... View More
The law does not require a 50/50 division. The court has the authority to divide marital assets and debts based on what is fair and equitable. The law lists several factors that the court may consider in making that determination, many of which you touched upon in your question.
My husband & I are divorcing and have agreed on terms as far as marital property division and maintenance. The attorney I hired, after reviewing the tax returns and agreement, has refused to represent me. He says that I am eligible for much more according to the law and that a judge wont... View More
If it's a secret about which you have no notice, how do you know about it? Having said that, if you truly haven't received any notice, then you can file a motion to vacate any judgment that has been entered against you. I recommend contacting a divorce lawyer who practices in the county...View More
The house is currently being paid off with commingled funds and I have contributed financially to the improvement of the home. My husband has it in a premarital living trust. We do not have a prenup but all of his assets are in a premarital revocable trust. Do I get nothing if we split?
The answer depends on the nature of the improvements you contributed to, and the amount of money spent on them. There are also some other relevant questions, such as whether you contributed to the down payment of the house, whether you co-signed the mortgage, etc.
My husband emotionally abusuing me. I am well controlled diabetic but also has hypoglacemia history. Paramedics treated me few times. Will i loose my child custody? Though last hypoglecemia happened four yrs back in different country.
My husband is also well controlled type1 diabetic. Does... View More
The answer to your question "will I lose custody" depends on several factors. While your health and ability to care for your child is certainly one of those factors, based on what you have indicated in your question, it alone is not likely to be dispositive of the issue . My firm offers...View More
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