Candler, NC asked in Divorce for North Carolina

Q: Hi. My husband and I own our place together. He wants me to leave. We have about $80,000 in equity.

He also has a pension and we both draw SS. He said he might give me about $700 a month. I only make $790 a month from SS. I don't know what to do. He said that if I stay something bad might happen. I have no idea what to do. I was going to ask him for 1/2 the equity..... But I think he will just laugh. Please help me.

We've been married 45 years. I've worked since I was 17 which is when we were married. He said that I have never made enough money to even matter.


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Adam Bull
Adam Bull
  • Asheville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Mrs. Boone,

Your are entitled to one half of all assets and potentially spousal support and alimony. You should not give in to his threats.

Please contact an experienced family law attorney who can stand up and fight for you in your location to assist you.

Amanda Bowden Johnson
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  • Jacksonville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Go hire a local family law attorney and then we will see who is laughing.

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