Gary Johnston Dean's answer No under the facts you have given, without first going to court. You should consult an experienced Family Law Attorney, in your area to help you obtain legal custody as their Guardian.
Gary Johnston Dean's answer From the details you gave in your question, it appears that you have eliminated the reason for termination of your rights. But PLEASE Don't have a child until you are in a long term stable relationship, and are married, and no longer use marijuana without a very good medical reason, and a doctors Rx if you continue. It's too early to tell what position DHS will take on it without a Rx.
Gary Johnston Dean's answer He must serve her with notice of filing of the divorce. If he knows where she is, it would be best to hire a private process server to serve her. If he can't locate her, she can be served with notice by publication, and should get a lawyer to help make sure it's done right. You can continue to live together after he is divorced, but can't get married for 6 months. Good luck.
Gary Johnston Dean's answer There is a very good reason you MUST seek to have criminal charges filed against her not covered by other answers. If it becomes necessary for mom to be placed in a nursing home when she is out of funds and seeks Medicaid, the other family members may be required to pay the stolen money back into her account to use for her care until her assets are down to $2000. They examine her finances for the past 5 years, and gifts to family must be paid back to her. Consult an experienced Social...
Gary Johnston Dean's answer You should consult an experienced Family Law Attorney, in your area, for help with this problem ASAP. You have waited long enough to receive what you're entitled to from this bum!
Gary Johnston Dean's answer Talk to your lawyer again about this issue, and ask him to explain why he is not concerned. If not satisfied, take copies of everything you have, and visit with another comp attorney.
Gary Johnston Dean's answer You should immediately see an experienced family law attorney in the county where your divorce case was filed to answer these important questions. There are just too many factors involved to answer the questions in this forum. Good luck
Gary Johnston Dean's answer There are many factors involved in custody, relocation and visitation as well as the general practice of the Judge. Your lawyer is the one to ask. If you don't have one, hire one now.
Gary Johnston Dean's answer PROBABLY to your husband if it is a "Joint Tennancy Deed". The deed should also be recorded at the courthouse. Have an attorney or other person knowledgeable in real estate to look at the deed.
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