Q: I need help trying to get a divorce . I have a 9 yr old son an a house under mine and husbands name.
He will seek for full custody of my son. And will make things hard for him to sign divorce papers. I really need guidance. And and idea of how much will this cost me.
A: The best guidance I can suggest is for you to contact a local divorce lawyer, and explain ALL of the facts to him/her. You really have not provided us with enough info to assist you properly. It is not uncommon for a bully-type husband to make the threat about custody. Divorce lawyers hear this everyday when a controlling husband is involved. It is his best way of controlling you, and you shouldn't worry about it until a lawyer who knows the whole story tells you to be concerned.
David Allan King agrees with this answer
Your case is a contested case, and my firm, like most family law firms, will charge by the hour with a "retainer", that is, a down payment.
The only way your husband (and you) will sign settlement papers if you and he come to an agreement. Otherwise, the judge will make the decisions.
For advice relevant to your case, you should consult with a family law attorney so you both can thoroughly review the facts of your case.
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