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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Florida on
Q: Do we need to live separately before filing for divorce in Florida
V Julia Luyster
V Julia Luyster
answered on Aug 15, 2022

No. You do not need to live separately before filing for divorce in Florida. You also do not need to live separately during the divorce if you can safely live together. One of you has to be a resident of Florida for 6 months and the marriage is "irretrievably broken" which means there... Read more »

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Q: How much does a divorce cost, including division of a home that is paid for? Does any lawyers accept payment plans?
V Julia Luyster
V Julia Luyster
answered on Aug 15, 2022

The cost of a divorce depends upon the amount of time it takes to divorce and the attorney's hourly rate. If you and your divorcing spouse agree on many things then the process will go more quickly and cost less. If you or your soon to be ex fight and cannot agree it will take longer and... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Florida on
Q: Pension after a divorce and remarriage.

The papers from our divorce state that he was required to sign over his pension to me if he remarried before our youngest was out of high-school. He did remarry before that happened but never had the papers sent. I haven't questioned it because it is part of our divorce and should be honored... Read more »

V Julia Luyster
V Julia Luyster
answered on Jul 26, 2022

I would not wait. If you were to get his pension upon his remarriage before your child graduated from high school and there is a final judgment and a signed agreement, and those are the facts. You should ask him to sign over the pension. If he does not you should move to enforce the final... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Mississippi on
Q: What's the appropriate term to us for give up rights other than abandonment
V Julia Luyster
V Julia Luyster
answered on Jul 22, 2022

I do not practice law in Mississippi and this is not legal advise. However, another word for "giving up your rights" is to relinquish your parental rights, to terminate your rights. I hope that whatever situation you are facing that you are well.

Julia

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Q: My ex wants to stop paying alimony since he is getting remarried. We have an agreement signed outside of court.

My marriage was abusive so I had an order of protection during the time. We agreed to meet up to get the divorce over with and ended up agreeing to alimony for three years. We did it online (yes it was legit) and made the agreement before the divorce was final, our divorce papers only says, “Any... Read more »

V Julia Luyster
V Julia Luyster
answered on Jul 18, 2022

Without having all of the facts it would appear based upon what you state that you would have a binding agreement and he has to pay. Why did you not make this part of the Final Judgment of Divorce? Did you say something different in the court documents, for example, did you say in the court... Read more »

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Q: Husband doesn't pay since marriage and even after my surgical delivery.

I am financially dependent on my husband since marriage. Problem elavated since I was diagnosed with typhoid shortly after marriage. Verbal abuse became frequent. I was sent to my mother's home while I was pregnant. My mother took care of me and I too did labour work. I got severe back pain... Read more »

V Julia Luyster
V Julia Luyster
answered on Jul 16, 2022

I am so sorry that you are going through such a terrible time. I would love to be able to help you. What state are you located in? The ability to obtain and the way you get a divorce depends upon where you live. Please feel free to go to my website at www.luysterlaw.com and sign up for a consult.

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