My divorce is final since Feb 2018 and now my ex-wife is asking me for alimony even though we signed a Marital Settlement Agreement where "both parties waive the right to alimony". She was the petitioner.
I understand that in Florida "if no alimony is... Read more »
Generally, if alimony is waived and the final judgment has been entered alimony should not be awarded. Further, if the final judgment was entered over a year ago the options to reopen the case would be limited.
If your ex-spouse is not complying with the terms of the Marital Settlement...Read more »
That is not necessarily true. Generally, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge removes your personal liability on the debt. Keep in mind, the discharge does not remove liens from property. Therefore, you may no longer have any personal responsibility to pay back the debt but a lien can still remain on...Read more »
Yes, but is likely not a good idea. If the foreclosure sale does not yield enough funds to pay the mortgage in full your mother may be sued by the bank to pay the remaining balance. There are usually much better options for a homeowner than simply walking away. For instance, a short sale, deed in...Read more »
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