My wife left me over a year ago and moved in with her mother. She has all her mail forwarded to her mothers address where she lives. I am trying to sell my home where do I stand legally? We are still legally married, can she fight me on selling the house?
The short answer is that your wife's signature will be necessary to sell the house. Depending on the circumstances, she may or may not be entitled to "block" you from selling the house, but her signature will be necessary because of your marital status.
Reviewing your deposition is crucial to ensure accuracy and completeness of the testimony provided. Start by carefully reviewing the transcript or recording of your deposition, paying attention to the questions asked and your responses. Verify that your answers accurately reflect your recollection...View More
My son's wife filed for divorce 3 yrs ago. He was ordered to pay for her lawyer $4000. He also had to get a lawyer for himself. The judged ordered him to pay his wife $1600/month, $800 for 2 kids and $800 for her, and make the payment on HIS house and he could not live there. He of course... View More
In Missouri, if a divorce filing remains inactive for an extended period, it is possible for the court to dismiss the case for lack of prosecution. However, the dismissal of the case would not necessarily nullify the initial court orders, especially those related to child support, spousal support,...View More
In a divorce judgment can respondent who was wrongly incarcerated, request to set aside a judgment in a divorce ,or ask for retrial, based on Missouri rule 74.06 using excusable neglect, by incorporating Federal Rule 60.
I'm not sure what your legal question is. If you wish to challenge the order of protection, your options may be dictated by when it was entered and if you were served. An attorney could review the file on Casenet.
This answer depends on where the personal property is located and if both parties have legal rights to enter the real property used as the marital residence. The two types of property are important and distinct. Personal property is the household goods, furniture, vehicles, bank accounts,...View More
When completing the divorce forms, list the names of your married children and their spouses, specifying their living arrangements, such as whether they reside with you, their spouse, or at a separate address.
In a situation where your ex-spouse refuses to remove their name from the deed or mortgage of the home awarded to you in the divorce, it's important to consult with a real estate attorney who specializes in divorce and property matters. They can review the details of your case, including the...View More
Missouri is an "equitable distribution" state, which means that in a divorce, all marital property (that is, property acquired or increased during the marriage) is divided in a manner that the court finds fair and equitable. The court considers a range of factors, including each...View More
Under Missouri law, if a person fails to pay court-ordered child support, the state can enforce this obligation in several ways. One common method is income withholding, which can include wages, salaries, and other income like unemployment benefits, workman's compensation, and retirement...View More
As a general rule, Missouri's wiretapping law is a "one-party consent" law. Missouri law makes it a crime to intercept or record any "wire, oral, or electronic communication" unless one party to the conversation consents. See Mo. Rev. Stat. § 542.402.2(2)(3). So, if you...View More
You state you are legally separated. If that means you have a judgment stating you are legally separated, then you simply need to file a motion to convert to a dissolution of marriage. You can have an attorney assist you or try to find forms on the self-representation portion of the Missouri courts...View More
I own 3 restaurants (one of which my wife and I bought in 2014. The other two I had before we married). This 3rd restaurant operates under one of my original corporations formed in 2005, and she would like to buy me out (we are divorcing amicably) and I need the expertise to properly set her up... View More
First of all, congratulations on working this out amicably. Dividing up these assets will involve at least one written agreement between the two of you, and should also include the formation of a legal entity by your wife, as you indicate. I strongly encourage you to seek legal counsel to assist...View More
Partner and I are separating. We share bank accounts and all bills. She wants to keep the house and I'm fine with that. But we have built equity and as far as I'm aware, I get 50 percent when my name comes off of it. Is this correct and if so, what's next? Thank you.
The answer depends on A) how you and your partner hold title to the property and/or B) how you and your partner agree, in writing, to split the proceeds of sale of the property. The answer should be covered by A. As long as you are both on title as owners of equal shares, you will split the equity...View More
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