Q: What is better in the long run in order to get the most of the marital assets?
My husband and I have been married since 2015 yet have been together since 2012. I relocated, left my family, friends, job and job prospects to move to NY to be with him. He works with the city, has a 457 savings account, pension and 401k. I have my insurance through his employer and we have a joint savings.
Out of nowhere he informed me he was exposed to people in other types of relationships and would like an open marriage. He doesn't want to see a marriage counselor or therapist because he feels that these feelings which he had for over a year have festered for too long. We still are able to get along and I will be moving by then end of this month.
Basically, I uprooted my life for him and am forced to move to a different state having to rely on my family for support. I will not have any income until I am able to find a job. He is being "understanding" while I can't help to be bitter. I want to know how I can get the most the marital assets.
A: The retirement accounts will only be divided from 2015 (date of marriage) until the date an action is commenced for divorce. You will probably not get any spousal support.
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