Locust Grove, GA asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Georgia

Q: I got married when i was still in high school and i was pregnant and i have never had a job. will i get alimony?

my husband wanted me to be a stay at home wife and he work, so he makes the money and im left with nothing, and when he does give me something, its like i have to keep the receipts to show where the money went and then he says its not my money its his, he worked for it. we fight everyday. he cant keep a job to long, which makes us have to move, i cant keep going like this and i need help!

3 Lawyer Answers
Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Possibly. There are a number of factors that go into an alimony determination. The court will not only look at your financial need, but also his ability to pay support. You should speak with a family law attorney to determine your options based on the specific facts of your case.

Homer P Jordan IV and Regina Irene Edwards agree with this answer

Kim Ebert
Kim Ebert
Answered
  • Lithia Springs, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: While it is possible, it is not probable under the facts as you've written. However, you should consult with an attorney for options and suggestions prior to deciding whether or not to divorce related to the financial issues you wrote about. You have a child and support and visitation will most definitely be an issue in a divorce. Rehabilitative alimony may be a possibility too. Again, consult with an attorney BEFORE filing.

Homer P Jordan IV agrees with this answer

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: It is possible, but there's no way for us to tell you for certain. That's a decision a judge will make after reviewing the facts of the case. You should consult with an attorney who can help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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