We have 3 minor children together and he has a 15 year old son and an adult daughter that lives with us. We are both listed as owners of our house I would like to keep custody of the children and the house what can I do
This is what courts are for if you and he cant agree. Usually the court would allow a mother with minor children to reside in the home and give her 3-5 to refinance or pay her ex his half of the equity. You need to hire and discuss this with an attorney.
What you didnt say in your question is how long youve been married and lived together. You could stillhave marital assests to divide such a retirment benefits. Unless youve only been married a very short time, I always recommend people spend the money and hire an attorney and do it right. If you...Read more »
We will not have anything to disagree about. He's lived with his girlfriend since October. I'm trying to see what options I have and the quickest and cheapest way to go. We've been married since 3/17/2002
You may be able to obtain a quick dissolution, but that will still take at least 45 days and require his complete cooperation. Most attorneys could handle you case with a low fee, but we cant always control how the other side reacts. People can fight over anything. You need to consult with a...Read more »
In our dissolution it says that he has the right to file for termination of support in the event there is cohabitation. Both my ex husband and I are in new relationships, and I did move into the same house my partner lives in, however we do not pool finances or pay each others bills. We each... Read more »
At the very least you should have a face to face conference with an attorney. You should be able to find someone to do it for a nominal expense. You appear to be cohabitiatin and should have expected this to happeen. You are sharing overhead and living expenses, but I'd have to read your decree to...Read more »
As to the choices your given, I'd pick #2, but you need to specifiy that it is premarital and separate property belonging to one of you. "Filling in the blanks" is not the best way of drafting a complete and thorough separation agreement. You really should retain an attorney to represent you or...Read more »
Filing anything and getting a hearing would take much longer than a week, so you probably should give her another week. However, do it in writing and ask for a written acknowledgement and agreement. If she doesnt comply your remedy is not contempt, but a motion to compel and for fees if you had...Read more »
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