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Q: My husband is an alcoholic , has been unemployed for a year . He refuses to leave , what are my options?
Mary Jane Goodwin
Mary Jane Goodwin answered on Jul 28, 2015

You can file for a divorce even though he is still in the home. The judge would then decide who has to leave. You need to hire/pay an experienced divorce attorney.

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Q: Can my car just be taken from me

I just got married August 2014 but now i will be going through a divorce. When i got with my husband he had a car that he paid for. When he for another car he gave me his other one. All of this was done before we got married. i am on the registration and i pay the insurance myself. I have been... Read more »

Mary Jane Goodwin
Mary Jane Goodwin answered on Jul 28, 2015

There is not enough information to answer this. If the car is marital property, it is subject to equitable distribution. It doesn't matter whose name it's in. You need an experienced attorney to represent you in your divorce.

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Q: homeless now

Defendant shall vacate the marital residence as of the date of this hearing.Does this mean I'm not allowed in my home at all

Mary Jane Goodwin
Mary Jane Goodwin answered on Jul 28, 2015

You need an attorney. If that is a court order, then you have to leave. If it's a pleading, it means that is what the other party is asking the court to do. There is not enough information here to provide an answer. You need an experienced divorce attorney. You will have to hire/pay an... Read more »

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Q: If im in the middle of a divorce and my girl freind gets pregnant can it be used against me?
Mary Jane Goodwin
Mary Jane Goodwin answered on Jul 28, 2015

Yes, it is proof of adultery. Whether or not it will be significant or a pivotal issue in your case is fact specific. You need to have an experienced family court attorney handle your case.

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