Springfield, MO asked in Divorce for Missouri

Q: My wife has filed for divorce and I’m unemployed and a student. I have no money of my own. I don’t know what to do.

We bought our house together when we were married. What rights do I have?

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Caroline Bundy
Caroline Bundy
Answered
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: You are entitled to an equitable division of the assets, like your house. In civil law, you have no constitutional right to an attorney, so I would do your best to save up for an attorney to help you in the matter. Your divorce should be simpler if you do not have kids. There are also legal aid organizations that could help you in your area.

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