Deborah Bianchi Tracht's answer You need a lawyer. He would most likely have to pay your fees. Even if the prenup says he does not have to, he cannot get our of temporary fees, per Florida law. There is too much at stake here. I believe you will ultimately prevail, barring any extenuating circumstances. Please seek representation.
Deborah Bianchi Tracht's answer You are absolutely entitled to financial support possibly for yourself and definitely for your children. However, if no one has filed for divorce yet, the court cannot help you. He would most likely also be responsible for reimbursing you for attorney's fees. You should seek legal counsel right away.
Deborah Bianchi Tracht's answer You need a paternity action filed immediately. This is too important to try to do it by yourself. I strongly advise that you utilize the services of an experienced family law attorney. You need to figure out how to borrow money for this purpose. This is your child's future we are talking about.
Deborah Bianchi Tracht's answer Are you sure your retirement was for alimony or was it part of equitable distribution? If for alimony, then you would need to file a Petition for Modification. An attorney would need to see all your paperwork to advise you properly. Please call me so we can discuss this further. 954-776-2320.
Deborah Bianchi Tracht's answer Based on the income of both parties, you should both have attorneys. There is too much at stake. Between the two of you, there is $150k - $200k in income. Why wouldn't you have an attorney to help you at this next meeting? Your husband should have to pay for your attorney's fees, based on the disparity in your income. Please call, so we can further discuss this matter. 954-776-2320.
Deborah Bianchi Tracht's answer You need an attorney to protect you. Seriously. He should have to pay your legal fees. I suggest you contact a lawyer immediately, prior to moving. This is too important to try to handle by yourself. I would be happy to speak with you on the phone if you call. 954-776-2320.
Deborah Bianchi Tracht's answer He has rights to time sharing with the child. Also, the child is entitled to child support. If he filed a paternity action, you need to respond. The court will ultimately enter a parenting plan and will set child support. It is recommended that you hire an attorney. Depending on both parties' income, he may have to pay all or part of your legal fees.
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