I was divorced in 2009 and my lawyer who has since passed away did a QDRO but not the DOPO which is required for me to get my half of ten years of his retirement. I just found all this out as he just retired from the Ohio state highway patrol
New York does not recognize common law marriage therefore no spousal support would be ordered. However, if you own property together you may want to contact an attorney to determine if you have a case for small claim, Constructive trust or partition.
What you were told is not true. Spousal support is not dependent on children being born and raised during the marriage. It is the spouse's need and the other spouse's ability to pay, among other factors.
My husband got a divorce from me but he lied to the court about my whereabouts and why we got divorced he never once tried contacting me even though he knew where I lived and knew my number in court he lied and and said I left him because of money issues but I left him because he was abusive to me... Read more »
You are not still married. You are divorced. Given how much time has passed, you cannot do anything about your ex-husband lying to the court. You may, however, be able to correct your name on your divorce decree by hiring an attorney to file a motion for judgment nunc pro tunc.
We went to the Court annex and he didn't tell me he didn't have an idea and he actually had a ticket warrant and so we couldn't get a regular marriage license. So we decided to use a common law marriage. We both announced on our Facebook pages. He introduced me to all of the... Read more »
If you chose to record a declaration of common law marriage instead of getting a marriage license, you can and should file for divorce under the circumstances you describe. You have two years from the date you stopped living together as spouses to file. From your description, that sounds like it...Read more »
We have agreed we don't want to sell the house he says he is not buying me out wants to keep the house for our adult children to inherit but he wants to continue to live in the house. I will pay half the property taxes he will pay the mortgage and ins we have 4-5 years left to pay our house... Read more »
You will not lose your rights as a homeowner. However, in my professional experience, in the event of a divorce proceeding, a spouse who has voluntarily moved out of the marital residence is rarely awarded temporary use and possession of the marital residence during the pendency of the divorce...Read more »
My spouse told me if I filed she’d sign. She now tells me she’s not signing anything. We have no kids, and no assets at all. Been married 2 years. I’m trying to file electronically in ND, but don’t know what type of forms I need to file as the clerk can’t advise, and self service site... Read more »
There are two types of agreements that may pertain to your situation. If you do not intend to file for divorce, but are planning just in case of divorce in the future, you can enter into a post nuptial agreement to address certain issues. Post nuptial agreements are similar to prenuptial agreements...Read more »
It's on form FL-100. I have legal and physical custody marked 'joint' for both but for the part of child visitation/parenting time there is no option for joint and is either petitioner or respondent. Do I put both? Or do I put respondent since she has him less often or if things... Read more »
He has been contacting his ex the whole marriage took off wedding band took his self off our 360 changed is passcode keeps phone on silent face down leaves from when gets calls and doesn’t text until I’m not around. Around the same time starting working out of town never home if he is most of... Read more »
after over 30 years of being separated, my dad's wife is asking for a divorce. She wants their house and for him to pay $2500 in attorney fees. He called the serving attorney's office and said he has no problem with the divorce and letting his estranged wife get the house but he said he... Read more »
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