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!
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
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
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
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.