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0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Nebraska on
Q: Citizenship after I divorced my husband

I came USA through marriage and did not work out then divorced after 6 year I apply for citizenship and the immigration ask me prof of our marriage?what can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for California on
Q: I need steps to get a divorce the cost for a divorce how to go about getting my name off the house and truck loan.
Tobie Brina Waxman
Tobie Brina Waxman
answered on Dec 2, 2022

The Superior Court's website contains a self-help link which includes a list of the steps in a divorce. Otherwise, hire an attorney who will take those steps for you and on your behalf.

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Ohio on
Q: How can I get a division of property order done from my finalized divorce decree from 2009

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

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for New York on
Q: Hi Do you have any court cases that went through for a common-law wife that claimed maintenance?
Howard E. Knispel
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Howard E. Knispel
answered on Dec 2, 2022

New York does not recognize common law marriage. Spousalsupport can not be granted if the couple is not legally married.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for New York on
Q: Hi Do you have any court cases that went through for a common-law wife that claimed maintenance?
Mary Theresa Colwell
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Mary Theresa Colwell
answered on Dec 2, 2022

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.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: In terms of spousal support or maintenance, is there a legal requirement that the homemaker be raising biological child?

In GA, I was told that spousal support and other financial responsibilities are not on the table during divorce when the married couple has no biological children together.

Joseph E. Cheeley, III
Joseph E. Cheeley, III PRO label
answered on Dec 3, 2022

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.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Texas on
Q: My husband got a divorce from me but he lied to the court to get it. What do i do?

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 »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Dec 2, 2022

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.

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft and Divorce for Texas on
Q: Four and a half years ago my best friend of 4 years and boyfriend and I decided to have a common law marriage,

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 »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Dec 2, 2022

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 »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Texas on
Q: Will I lose any of my rights as homeowner if I move out before an agreement on the home is made between myself & spouse?

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 »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Dec 1, 2022

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 »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Pennsylvania on
Q: I filed for divorce and was denied. I Cannot figure out what I did wrong.

The only thing stated is that it is not in compliance with pa law

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for North Dakota on
Q: Spouse refusing to sign uncontested divorce. How do I go about filing in North Dakota? We have no kids, and no assets.

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 »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Washington on
Q: I file the wrong name in the divorce decree and the judges already sign. Am I still divorce?

How can I change my name?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for New York on
Q: my wive's lawyer wants me to sign a consent to have access to my salary information at work. Can i decline?
Howard E. Knispel
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Howard E. Knispel
answered on Nov 30, 2022

Financial disclosure is mandatory in a divorce case. The attorney could simply get a subpoena if you do not cooperate.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Florida on
Q: Is it possible make a write agreement with my ex husband before get divorce . ,

We have a restaurant business together

Michael Ferrin
Michael Ferrin
answered on Dec 1, 2022

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 »

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0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for California on
Q: When filling out divorce papers as the petitioner who do I grant visitation to?

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 »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for South Carolina on
Q: Can I get abandonment on my husband?

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 »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Pennsylvania on
Q: My father has been served divorce papers. She wants their house and for him to pay $2500 attorney fees. Is he liable?

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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