Can I file a motion for temporary support, time-share, and other relief with dependent or minor children after my spouse has already answered/denied my counter petition to their divorce petition? Also, my attorney will be away for a few weeks. Can I file it myself? It’s become an urgent matter as... View More
Yes, you can file a motion for temporary relief, but if you are represented by an attorney you would need to have them file the motion. If you were not represented by an attorney you could file the motion on your own. Be aware that some jurisdictions have administrative orders that apply to family...View More
So my wife and I have been together 7 years. We have been great and she started this job at a hotel last year this is her first job. Over the last month I have found out about her having relations with her manager and also possibly another coworker. I would like to know if there is anyway I can go... View More
I am a family attorney so I cannot give you advice on your rights to sue her employer. I can say that many companies frown upon this sort of behavior and if they are made aware of it, it could lead to both your wife and the coworkers to be terminated. Not sure if you want to do that, as when you...View More
Loans are all in exwife name and over the years have been paid off and on- going into deferrment a few times.i have remarried and moved to Florida and am 73 years old. The original loans were for $53000 and now with interest is way over $150000.My ex has now sued me in a Pennsylvania court for 1/2... View More
Being your case is from Pennsylvania and there was recent litigation that took place there, you would need to contact an attorney in Pennsylvania to address those issues. As for the order being enforceable in Florida, the opposing party would need to domesticate the order in Florida for it to be...View More
My wife sent me divorce papers ( Notice of Case Management Conference) to the address listed under an LLC in Florida ( I am one of the people on the LLC,) however the address that is listed under my name is the registered agent address for the business. I did not personally sign for the documents,... View More
Service of process is only required for the initial petition. After that, documents can be sent either through the court's eportal (via email) or they can be sent via regular mail wherever you may be. What is important is that you received the documents. If there ever was an issue where you...View More
Generally, assets and debts acquired during the marriage are considered marital regardless of whether just one spouse is on title. Therefore if the home was purchased during the marriage you would most likely have an interest in it.
If the home was purchased before the marriage it would...View More
The divorces in Florida The wife is being difficult and not letting me back into the house and I wanna know if I have any legal standing to just go to the house and make my way into the house somehow to get my equipment out of the house and if I do that and would I get in any trouble pork arrested
If a divorce has not yet been filed, and no orders of exclusive use and possession have been issued, you have right to go back to your house so long as you are on the lease or are on title to the property. This sort of issue is common at the beginning stages of most divorces and you must be careful...View More
As stated in the prior response, you have 20 calendar days to respond to the petition once you have been properly served. We also recommend that you file a counter petition along with your answer assuming there are not personal or subject matter jurisdiction issues (same goes for filing the...View More
There are two types of agreements that may pertain to your situation. If you do not intend to file for divorce, but are planning just in case of divorce in the future, you can enter into a post nuptial agreement to address certain issues. Post nuptial agreements are similar to prenuptial agreements...View More
I cannot give any insight on what benefits will be available while married or after divorce, but if you are both in agreement to get divorced you can file an uncontested or simplified divorce. You should speak with a professional specializing in social security benefits to assist you before making...View More
If your husband passed way the case needs to be closed as the divorce is no longer possible. You should obtain a certified copy of his death certificate and file it with the court and request for the case to be closed/dismissed.
Florida law does not require parties to complete marriage counseling. Florida is also a no fault state, so unless your husband used a significant amount of marital funds in furtherance of his affairs, the fact that he was unfaithful during the marriage is not relevant.
If your home was purchased during the marriage, and both you and your husband appear on the title, the home appears to be a marital assets and will be equitably divided by the court. If you used nonmarital funds to make a down payment on the home you could have an argument to seek an offset. The...View More
You moving out of your home does not affect your marital interest in the home. It could however affect your access to the home given that you have chosen to leave and live separately. We would recommend that you speak with an experienced family law attorney to assist you.
My ex is a realtor so he can expense everything and reduce his income to almost nothing to avoid paying child support. Any laws to prevent this? What business expenses are allowable? Is gross income not used to calculate child support in this case?
You may want to consider hiring an accountant to go through his personal and business financials to determine what expenses are personal or inflated. The short answer is that any expenses that are personal in nature you should have a good argument to have them included in his income for purposes of...View More
Unless the final judgment states that the alimony is non modifiable, if you are found to be in a supportive relationship it could affect your permanent alimony. To be clearer, if your boyfriend is contributing towards your living expenses (groceries, gas, car payment, rent, mortgage) or you are...View More
She wants the divorce to proceed Missouri will not dismiss the case nothing's happening how does she proceed she has the children in Florida for a year. How can she proceed. She is not recieving any child support and he trying to drag out divorce.
If the case is still pending in Missouri you would need to first speak with an attorney in Missouri to address the case there and see if it can be transferred to Florida now that both of you live in Florida.
You would need to try and file a motion to set aside the agreement if you dont want to be bound by the agreement. The court would need to determine whether the agreement should be set aside or ratified.
If you have living in Florida for 6 months or more you could file in Florida. There are several factors that can play into what jurisdiction and what venue is appropriate for your case. You should contact a local attorney to assist you in determining where to file.
. Our verbal agreement was to pay half and half. Is it possible for me to force him to pay his half off during our divorce so I don't have to keep begging him to send me $125 every month as I have been? (and he has not paid in 4 months)
We had a marital house of 14 years in Canada, & decided to sell it and relocate to Florida. I came first & left husband selling the home and signed the power of attorney to him. I asked him how much $ was left after the sale-he said the bank took everything and there was nothing left. Year... View More
If the court has already entered a final judgment, you have 10 days to file a motion to vacate the judgment. If you seek to vacate the final judgment and the court denies your request, you then have 30 days to file an appeal.
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