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Q: My wife and I are in a time of separation, but I am trying to figure out if it is actually separation or abandonment?

After lots of different things, she was dead set on divorcing me. But because of circumstances, I had to be the one to file unless she wanted to give up a job opportunity. I refused to file because I didn't want divorce, and all of the sudden the idea of separation came up. She took the job... Read more »

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Testing to see if need to pay

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for New York on
Q: In New York if both the Spouses wants to discontinue the divorce action, who has to pay attorney fees?

The spouse who has started the divorce action and monied spouse is responsible to pay other spouse;s attorney fees?

Howard E. Knispel
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Howard E. Knispel
answered on Sep 30, 2022

Unless court ordered, everyone pays their own legal fees.

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Maryland on
Q: What does "Obligation 4102 created for Payment" mean for a divorce case on a case docket?

This is an addition to an entry from a case that was closed 12 years prior. The divorce was finalized in 2009, this appeared in October 2021.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Criminal Law, Divorce and Family Law for Utah on
Q: Can dating someone with traffic misdemeanors effect child custody?

Im going through a divorce its been 9 months waiting. I fell in love with someone who has misdemeanors for dumb traffic things. He had some stuff in his teens. Hes changed and wanting to be a fireman or go into marines to be a combat medic. Im worried that my Ex husband who is not a good guy might... Read more »

Aric M. Cramer
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Aric M. Cramer
answered on Sep 30, 2022

This is not a criminal law question. You need a family law specialist.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: I am 72 years, my husband is divorcing me. How can I make him sign a LOAN MODIFICATION my mortgage bank I approved.

husband had a stroke in 2018 he has never been the same. I know that his mental capacity has changed because of this. I will lose my home. He has said he doesn't care. I will lose everything I have invested in this home. He now lives with his son . What can I do so the bank will approve the... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Sep 30, 2022

You can't make him sign anything. You can request from the divorce court the ability to modify the loan.

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Washington on
Q: Q: I live in Washington state. I am 50 and on s.s disability.Will I be able to get alimony?

I am a female and have been marriage since 1995. I have nerve damage from scar tissue and there is no way to help from this pain.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Divorce, Estate Planning and Collections for California on
Q: My father owes child support arrears to my now deceased mother. She left no will and the state has ceased garnishment.

As child of which the arrears were accumulated for, how can i obtain a new minute order, directing pauments to me and my sister? No will or assets from deceased mother

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
answered on Sep 29, 2022

I believe child support ceases upon his death. It's your mom to whom he owed the support, not you. In fact, many states require the payor to obtain life insurance to cover the projected child support in case the payor dies before its paid.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Texas on
Q: I have a standing orders on a divorce case. So my spouse is refusing to pay our car insurance for both of our cars.

I have text messages of him agreeing to pay it since he lives 3 hours away. I have pictures of him with his mistress and he's always taking her out on dates. Can I filed a motion to enforce court order. Today is the last day before the car insurance is cancel. He bought a new phone. He... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Sep 29, 2022

It depends on the wording of the "standing order" in your divorce case.

A typical "standing order" regarding auto insurance prohibits either party from: "6.3 Canceling, altering , or in any manner affecting any casualty, automobile, or health insurance policies...
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0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Virginia on
Q: Hi, My sister and her husband need to get a no-fault divorce. She lives with me and is bedbound

Hi, my sister and her husband need to get a no-fault divorce. She lives with me and is bedbound and he just recently moved to a nursing home, and he is bedbound as well. They have been separated since 2016. There are no children, and she is going to give him the home. Is it possible for them to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for California on
Q: Is minors counsel suppose to advise parent to stop paying child support and force a work seek order
James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
answered on Sep 29, 2022

No. Speak with a local attorney. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for South Carolina on
Q: Can bank account be dividen?

Marriage five years we never lived together in usa seperated before she entered usa she lives at sc her name was never added to bank account or deposit any money to it according to sc equitably low can she get some we seperated after two years of marriage

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for California on
Q: My ex wife agreed to more favorable divorce terms to arrearments. How do I submit that to the court?

Do file an appeal? Submit the request after she signs it?

James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
answered on Sep 28, 2022

You should speak with the attorney who assisted with the divorce. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Divorce and Family Law for Nevada on
Q: Can I claim our son on my taxes, who in our decree is supposed to be claimed by my ex husband?

My ex husband and I have been divorced a few years. We share 4 children. In our decree we each claim 2 of our children on our taxes. I have primary custody and he has visitations. This year our oldest son has stopped his visitations with my ex husband. He has solely lived with me since the first... Read more »

Bonnie M Lonardo
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Bonnie M Lonardo
answered on Sep 30, 2022

Generally speaking the parent who has primary custody claims the children on taxes UNLESS it has either been agreed or Ordered otherwise in the Decree.

If your Decree states that the father is to claim 2 of the kids then its best to follow the Decree to avoid being in contempt.

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0 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Collections for Colorado on
Q: Hi there are you able to help me in receiving the spousal support I was awarded in my divorce?

I have been divorced for 4 years now and my ex-husband refuses to pay the spousal support I was awarded. He was paying the full amount of 1000 monthly for approximately 6 month after the divorce. Then he decided to pay 500 monthly for the past 3 years, and lastly 250 for a month back in June. He... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Texas on
Q: What is an assumption deed and how is it used in a divorce?

So does that give the disposed spouse full ownership of the property?

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Sep 28, 2022

You are most likely talking about a Deed of Trust to Secure Assumption. In a divorce proceeding, if a residence has a mortgage and is awarded to one spouse, that spouse typically signs a Deed of Trust to Secure Assumption in favor of the dispossessed spouse to secure the payment or refinance of... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Missouri on
Q: I need to remove former spouse's name from car title, per 2018 prop settlement and I have signed gift form 768 from ex

My divorce finalized in 2018, City of Saint Louis, MO jurisdiction. My ex and I owned 2 cars as marital property. The decree's property settlement awarded one car to each of us and we each filled out, signed and had notarized MO Dept of Revenue form 768 gifting the car mentioned in the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for New York on
Q: How is my situation?

Married for five years seperated after two years befor she come to usa now she want to divide my bank account she never added to or deposit any money we dont have kids she is working good

Mary Theresa Colwell
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Mary Theresa Colwell
answered on Sep 28, 2022

It is wise for you to make an appointment to consult with an experience family law and divorce attorney. Generally speaking anything earned during the marriage is considered marital property. Despite the fact that she may not have contributed to the account, the fact that you own an account between... Read more »

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