It depends. If the money you put in the account was martial property, the court could divide or award it to your spouse. Marital property is any property that was regularly used for the common benefit of the marriage. Contact a local attorney to assist you in your divorce.
If you have been served with the papers, check to see if the Judge has acutally issued an ex parte custody order. if so, contact your attorney and file an answer and counterclaim seeking custody. The judge will set a hearing within a couple of weeks to determine which of you should have temporary...Read more »
It depends. Attorney's fees are awarded in the nature of alimony. So if you meet the criteria for alimony, yes the court could. It varies greatly between judges but it is possible. Contact an attorney in your county for a better idea of what to expect.
Alabama has several fault grounds but is also a "no fault" state. You could file for divorce on the grounds of Adultry. However, in my experience, even when proven, the courts usually grant the divorce on the no fault ground of incompatability. It depends on your judge. Contact a local...Read more »
They are pulic record and can be found in your county courthouse. Go to the Domestic Relations desk of your Circuit Court Clerk's office and ask to see the file. Most clerks will be glad to assist you.
If she was Ordered to pay and has not, you can file for contempt. If the court finds that she had the ability but chose not to follow the Order, she could be found in contempt and ordered to pay a fine, attorney fees, and/ or be put in jail. Contact a local attorney for help.
It depends...In Alabama,alimony is based on several factors such as length of marriage, fault leading to the breakdown of the marriage, education, employment history, income, health, need and ability to pay. So, if you have been married for 10 years or so, and you have been dependant on your...Read more »
In Alabama, alimony IS modifiable upon a showing of a "material change in circumstances". The fact that your education took longer could possibly be a material change if it was not your fault for taking longer. It sometimes can depend greatly on the Judge you have in your county. It...Read more »
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