He has domestic violence charges and left our house 6 months ago, no mortgage payments from him he said that since he is not living here he is not obligated to make payments. He only deposits money for our son. We agree to dissolve the marriage but we don’t agree on the child support amount... Read more »
I agree you need to file for Divorce and seek temporary support orders. In most states, including Ohio, you cannot go backwards on support, so file soon. You should consult an attorney in your area for advice considering all your issues.
Request the loan documents from the finance company to review the signature. If is obviously not yours, the may stop pursuing you. I had this succeed once. If it does work, make sure they also remove any mark on your credit reports. If they won’t stop, have your divorce attorney file a contempt...Read more »
You need to file for divorce & for temporary orders on custody. Right now, you and your wife have equal rights to your children, so you could try to retrieve them from her, but if she involves the police, they will say it’s a civil matter to be decided by the courts. You also don’t want to...Read more »
Could I move myself and my children out of state if I got a divorce? My husband doesn't want to move and he isn't a bad father, just lacks drive and doesn't have the best priorities when it comes to our children.
If this is something you have a plan for now, you will need to address it in the divorce. Relocation is one of the most difficult issues because it means children won’t see one of the parents as often. The court will look at what is in the best interest of the children, including issues of their...Read more »
Since COVID-19 is not going to be “over” for a year or more, and the courts will find ways to move cases forward, that is unlikely. The only way to stop a divorce generally is for both parties to agree to dismiss the case.
If your property values have been affected, you may have to...Read more »
Before the divorce is finalized, the household situation has become hostile and we have children as well. I know legally the rented home is his as well as mine but I am the only person employed and covering all the bills, including the rent
You are correct that both of you have a right to be in the residence. In Ohio, there is no uniform rule regarding one spouse having exclusive occupancy. Rather, this is governed by the local rules of each county’s domestic relations court. You will need to see if your situation fits the local...Read more »
I have it included in our divorce decree that I will be getting my car free of his claim. However, we never refinanced at that time. I have been making all payments myself for 4.5 years. Now that I have paid it off, I got a letter from the bank that the lien has been released, and I am not sure how... Read more »
Unless your decree provides for transfer using a certified copy of it, you will have to have your ex sign over title to you. It will need to state it is a gift to avoid any tax. His signature will have to be notarized.
I’m sorry for your situation. You will need to resign as guardian and someone else will need to be appointed. There is a conflict of interest with you as guardian and suing him for divorce. Since there may be issues with his support and any government aide he may receive, you need to consult a...Read more »
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