I left my husband after 8 years of marriage and 11 affairs. I tried everything to fix my marriage including marriage counseling but it was irreparable. We split 50/50 custody of my 3 kids, (ages 12, 11 & 5) I don't receive any monetary help from him but I am struggling to make ends meet.... Read more »
Yes you do. How much that will be depends on numerous statutory factors. For spousal support it depends in part on lifestyle during the marriage, the income of each party, incomes during the marriage and how much each spouse contributed to maintaining the lifestyle to which you became accustomed...Read more »
The question isn't whether it's "legal", but whether it is legally enforceable. While it's not enforceable as a court order, because it is not a court order, it could be enforceable as a legally binding contract. Without seeing the document it is impossible to say whether...Read more »
1) she does not need your consent to move to GA; 2) not enough information here to predict for you what you will be required to pay in support. The calculation takes into account both parties' income and the percentage of time each party has custody of the child. You can proceed with filing...Read more »
I divorced my ex-wife and we came to a custody agreement which we followed until we got back together. We never got remarried and were only living together and dating. I also had another child with her after the old custody agreement so I know he's not covered by it.
What kind of an agreement are you talking about? Was this a stipulated court order, or just an informal agreement between the two of you. If it was not made into a court order or judgment it was never enforceable to begin with and is not enforceable now. If you want something enforceable, you...Read more »
Unpaid child/spousal support shall accrue interest at the rate of ten percent (10%) per annum. What you owe is the principle debt plus interest. How much you owe depends on what the principle debt is. 4k does sound a bit high, but I have no idea how much you actually owe as arrears and what you...Read more »
My VA Disability has been used as "income" in calculating alimony due to my ex-wife, but I cannot find a California Family Code that specifically mentions that VA Disability can be used in the computation of income. I have found other codes that mention "income" (which... Read more »
Authority is not found in the Family Code. The Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act, found at 10 U.S.C. §1408 – exempts VA disability payments from division upon divorce. The provisions of Title 38 make it clear however, that Congress intended that VA benefits may be...Read more »
Do I have to turn in a Property Declaration Form (FL-160) or will we be able to discuss that in mediation? I haven't turned in any papers to the court yet so I do not have the initial court date to start the process. I know the papers have to be seen by a judge in order to have a court date... Read more »
If you plan on representing yourself and not using an attorney, you can review the court's on-line self help library. https://www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-divorce.htm Otherwise, to get it done right the first time, I recommend you hire a family law/divorce attorney to handle the matter for you.
My ex, his mother and girlfriend stole my house and business. Bigamy was not even a second thought to them. purjury was a every hearing thing for my ex. Never went back after my daugther and i reunited. What do i do now??i have never been heard. I need help
The status of your case is not clear. You say you had a 730 evaluation and you also say you are already divorced. You also say you and your daughter are "reunited". What do you mean "what do I do now" and what do you need help with? Did you get custody of your daughter in...Read more »
His dad has denied me any contact in 9 months. I raised our son by myself his whole life. His dad was rarely around. His dad cancelled two trips he had set. Up to come back home saying its because of covid and we will have to wait until theres a cure to see my son. Am told my son wants nothing yo... Read more »
If you do not already have court orders related to custody of this child, you need to file asap. It's not stated in your question what your relationship status is, i.e. whether you are married to the other parent or whether this would be a parentage action.
We have one child and own a home. I really need to know where to start with a goal of needing the equity from our home to make this change in my life. Hope for guidance as to how to get started to not make a mistake along the way.
My ex and I have custody agreement however he told us last night that he had to be tested for COVID and is currently exhibiting symptoms. I have expressed my concern and that I think he needs to wait at least until he is symptom free before being around our children to be cautious and prevent... Read more »
He got tested. I would expect a responsible parent would not expose his children in the event he tests positive -- whether he tells you the test results or not. In fact, I believe we have all been told that if anyone tests positive for Covid-19 that they should quarantine and isolate themselves...Read more »
Child support is calculated using an algebraic formula in the form of a computer program. The percentage of time each parent has custody is but one factor used to calculate support. In addition, the parties' respective income, certain deductions from income, health insurance premiums and...Read more »
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