The rental property is separate property because you purchased it before the marriage. The community may have acquired an interest in that property however, if you made mortgage payments on that property, paid to improve that property and/or refinanced that property at any time during the...Read more »
Generally, a home purchased during the marriage is community property. Whose name is on title does not change that. A Quit Claim deed also doesn't necessarily change that. It depends on the expressed intent of the parties at the time of execution of that Quit Claim deed and it depends on...Read more »
As long as you meet the residency requirements, you can file for divorce here in California and in the county in which you live. The obstacle is getting him properly served. There are process servers that specialize in international service of process.
1. My Ex-wife is living in Korea and will need to complete it there designating our son as her PoA representative. Can a notary at the US Embassy sign the form or does the notary have to be from California?
2. If she completes the form can a scanned and printed copy be used by my son to... Read more »
When an individual signs a US document in a foreign country that would typically require a notarization, they should seek the assistance of the local US Embassy who will provide the equivalent of a local notarization. Once that is completed, a good quality scan should be all that any institution...Read more »
My Ex is supposed to give 50 % of his pre-ipo stocks over to me and keep me informed what he is doing with them. But he kept me in dark exercised 50% of them and never gave me an option to exercise as it was community property in his name and now claims all exercised shares are his. Now if i agree... Read more »
We agreed to keep the assets out of the divorce and handle it amicably between us. This was not entered into our divorce decree. Twice he has given me a verbal that he would refinance and buy me out. Then he tells me he is waiting to use the equity in our home to purchase his parents home from his... Read more »
Sorry you are having problems. You should look for a local Legal Aid Society or contact the County bar association where you live. Unlikely you will receive free legal services from a private attorney. Family Law matters are very complex and take a lot of time. Attorneys get paid for their time.
My ex wife has been receiving my alimony payments of $500 for the last 6 years. She will now be in a position that her income is increased considerably as she reached full retirement age and will receive 1/2 of my social security amount.
I would like to discontinue payments since I... Read more »
You don't want to discontinue payments without obtaining a court order allowing you to do so. Just stopping payments will put you in violation of existing orders (or your Judgment). You can obtain this order by stipulation between the parties or by filing a Request for Order re Modification...Read more »
I am a US Citizen who moved to Northern Ireland in November 2011 to marry a man I'd been in a long distance relationship with for three years. We married November 22, 2011 at a Council building in Larne, County Antrim. We lived together as a couple until July 19th, 2021 when we separated. I am... Read more »
It looks like you posted this question from Massachusetts, but posted for attorneys in California. Assuming that you are in California, as long as you meet the residency requirements, you can file here. The residency requirement for filing for divorce in California are that you have lived in CA...Read more »
I have wife who has & is still lying saying that I've done horrible things to her, where when I have literally done not even one single thing to her at all & I feel all the way helpless with the despair of not be able to defend myself from such a terrible unthinkable & most... Read more »
If you have been "wrongly convicted" I have to assume you had a trial or the opportunity to reach a plea deal. As such, you should ask your attorney in the case what your appeal options are, or otherwise consult with an experienced criminal appellate attorney.
There are 3 ways to end a marriage in California, annulment, legal separation and dissolution (divorce). California does not recognize abandonment as a ground for divorce according to Family Code Sections 2310 to 2313, which states, “irreconcilable differences or incurable insanity” as...Read more »
My spouse was the one handling the mortgage payments given that she made more than me. We got the house while being married but her name is on the title and mortgage. I supported her not necessarily by financial means but more as taking care of the house: once moved in I took care of handling home... Read more »
my wife and son were staying temporarily in California for their safety while our home was being remediated/ renovated. while out in California she decided to file for residency for both her and our son, without my knowledge or consent, and then file for divorce. it was stated and agreed upon prior... Read more »
Sorry to hear you are having this problem, but you really need to hire an attorney where this case is pending to properly represent you. There is no form contesting residency of the petitioner in a dissolution proceeding in California, it has to be specially written. You need an attorney to...Read more »
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