Q: What is my right as a wife and what action do I need to do?
I’m married with 4 adult kids (previous relationship). My husband 2 adult kids (previous relationship). We were both divorced when we got married but no kids on our own. My issue is one of my step-son (married with 2 kids) is asking my husband for trust fund. It feels like he wanted to control everything from his father. I don’t know anything much about this. Am I still going to have the right for my husband’s asset? Just wondering what’s gonna be the situation if this happens.
You have not provided enough information for any lawyer to give you competent advice. My suggestion is that you schedule a consultation with a divorce lawyer to get better educated on your rights and to help you better understand whether you should be concerned.
From what I gather from the information provided, either:
one of your husband's children wants him to put some or all of his assets into a trust and
Unfortunately, you have not provided enough information for a lawyer to give you competent advice as to what you need to do in response to one of your husband's children's requests. My guess is that one of the 2 things is taking place:
a. one of your husband's children want your husband to put all or a portion of his assets into a trust, presumably for the benefit of your husband's children/grandchildren; or
b. one of your husband's children wants a greater say in a trust already in existence to potentially ensure that you do not receive your fair share of the contents (presuming you are a beneficiary of that trust).
My suggestion is that you schedule a consultation with a divorce lawyer promptly to get a better understanding of your rights to share in assets of the marriage and/or your rights to assets to be placed into a trust for distribution purposes or for support purposes.
You should consult with a lawyer who specializes in divorce and family law as opposed to a lawyer that handles many different areas of the law.
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A: Thank you for your question. I am sorry to hear you are going through this stressful time. Based on the circumstances you described, whether your current Husband can fund a trust for his son without your consent would depend on a number of factors. Are you and your spouse considering a divorce, or are you remaining married? Is your Husband planning to fund the trust with assets he had prior to his marriage to you? Or with funds he earned/acquired during your marriage? All of these aspects and more can have a bearing on providing you with a definitive answer. To help you understand your rights and option, I strongly urge you to schedule a consultation with an attorney.
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