answered on Feb 3, 2023
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... Read more »
answered on Jan 20, 2023
Divorce. The only practical difference in a divorce and annulment is that an annulment requires additional proof. An annulment is not going to be quicker or cheaper than a divorce either.
Divorce decree said proceeds to be split upon sale of house but did not specify a sale date.
answered on Nov 14, 2022
The most direct remedy is file an Action for a Sale For Partition.
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... Read more »
answered on Jan 4, 2022
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... Read 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.
answered on Dec 2, 2021
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... Read more »
One day a week, the father picks up children in the evening and drives them to his home about one hour away. The next morning, he wants me to pick them up from his home one hour away, take them to school one hour away from there, then I have to drive about one hour to work. Court order says his... Read more »
answered on Nov 5, 2021
From the description you would be the receiving parent. All the time in a given day needs to be accounted for between each parent (the school is not a custodian of your child) so as the start of school or as of 8:00 am the children are back in your custody. A common discussion is if a child gets... Read more »
the boys are 11 and 7. excellent students and happy at both of our houses. When I told my oldest . he was so upset and thought he did something to cause this, when his mother just randomly pulls this out of her hat and I know its to hurt me because i have been their coach for 5 years. Our team is... Read more »
answered on Oct 19, 2021
To answer your question an attorney will have to review the parenting plan in your case. Every parenting plan can be different so there is no way we can tell without reviewing the documents in question.
My ex & I are recently divorced. We sold our home, it was financed in his name only but titled in both. Do we split a refund check from the mortgage company made out to him only? I certainly hope so because my income was used the whole time to make the mortgage payment. Please advise, I... Read more »
answered on Sep 24, 2021
There is no general rule in real estate pertaining to this situation. This issue should have been addressed in your asset split in the divorce. Your family law attorney should be able to answer this question, or the answer should be in your marital settlement agreement.
answered on Jul 30, 2021
A motion pendente lite is latin for "pending the litigation". The motion requests orders while a case is pending such as custody, visitation, child support or maintenance orders in divorce litigation. Pendente lite motions are often abbreviated as "PDL". Those temporary... Read more »
Unfortunately during temporary custody our GAL explained that he would be reaching out to the supervisor, and letting the supervisor know that he would be supervising the children during dad‘s visits. He was also to inspect the home making sure that it was a safe place for the children to go.... Read more »
answered on Jun 14, 2021
You can request there be a change, but it can be quite difficult to have them removed.
My atty. My soon to be ex's atty. My spouse and G. A. l. are all present and my atty. Doesn't even tell me that court has started! I'm left in the hall!
answered on May 22, 2021
You should ask your attorney because your attorney knows the answer.
I’m merely guessing. Perhaps the attorney didn’t want you there because you could have been called to testify. Perhaps the hearing was. It an evidentiary hearing.
I’m Refinancing with cash out for debt consolidation Lender says she may have to sign some form is this necessary in Missouri
answered on Jun 5, 2021
If the hour was bought during the marriage with marital funds, your spouse is entitled to an equitable distribution of that property.
Had a stroke on Feb1st. Spouse filed for divorce in NM. No representation, and not sure if I will ever work again. Would love to have some kind of representation as I am already having a hard time grasping an understanding due to the stroke.
answered on Apr 1, 2021
You could seek to have the venue changed to Missouri, depending on your mobility and where the marriage was filed, etc. I would speak to a family law attorney near you and see if they can offer more guidance on the specifics of your case.
I have been employed full-time where she has only worked last few months of 2020 as she took custody of my step grandson. I thought 50/50 was fair
My childs father and i have been separated since 2013 he paid child support for a year or so then left the state and has not helped or seen her in the past 6 months. I august she called him for her birthday. hasn't heard from him since.
answered on Feb 1, 2021
The best way to modify custody would be to hire an attorney to help. Family law cases are not generally self help projects. I should note that while the court may be willing to give you sole legal and sole physical custody it will not absent serious abuse or neglect give terminate his parental... Read more »
We bought our house together when we were married. What rights do I have?
answered on Jan 27, 2021
You are entitled to an equitable division of the assets, like your house. In civil law, you have no constitutional right to an attorney, so I would do your best to save up for an attorney to help you in the matter. Your divorce should be simpler if you do not have kids. There are also legal aid... Read more »
We did a Pro Se divorce in Missouri earlier this year. We have joint physical and legal custody. The kids are with me 1 week and him the next. The address for school and as their residents is mine. So I am wondering who is considered the custodial parent those words are not used in the divorce... Read more »
answered on Jan 6, 2021
Correct, states like Missouri and Kansas don't list a parent as the "custodial" parent; they say that one parent's residence will be used for mailing and educational purposes. Neither parent is the custodial parent since you have joint legal and physical custody, but there is... Read more »
answered on Oct 23, 2020
There is not nearly enough information in your question to give you a good answer. First of all "charge" would indicate a criminal charge and only a prosecuting attorney can file charges on anyone. You may be able to file a police report but the prosecutor would make the charging... Read more »
I am sole provider for family and house is in my name. I want to leave and rent a safe place but cant pay for both places. Husband refuses to work he has no income. Can I sign a lease and leave family house while married if I fear he will hurt me? Am I legally obligated to support him until we... Read more »
answered on Oct 1, 2020
Please speak to a local family law attorney. More details about the abuse and you situation will be needed to give you a good answer. For instance an order of protection might be in your best interest even if you leave the current home.
He's had our son for a month without letting me have any sort of contact with him(he's 1) I haven't gotten any updates. My husband told me he moved 45 miles away from me but gave me no address. I've tried calling him and his family multiple times with no answer from anyone. Can... Read more »
answered on Jun 2, 2020
Is your case pending? If so, he may have violated a local rule by relocating without providing you an address. If your case is pending you can file a temporary/PDL motion to get custody while your case is pending.
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