Lebanon, TN asked in Divorce and Civil Litigation for Tennessee

Q: I'm female 58, my husband male is 62. We've been married 41 years. He collects worker's comp and disability social secu

I'm female 58, my husband male is 62. We've been married 41 years. He collects worker's comp and disability social security. He collects a very comfortable income. I quit work 11 years ago. He won't let me get a job, he's not an invaild. I basically have nothing. No formal education. He threatens me saying I can't get any support if I divorce him. He's very controlling. Is there anything that can be done for me financially if I divorce him? I have nowhere to go. Shelters are full.

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Marjorie A Bristol

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  • Goodlettsville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You should consult an attorney to discuss your options. Many will offer a free consultation. You shouldn't stay in a marriage with an ass. You have options. They may not be easy options, but you have options.

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