answered on May 1, 2022
There is too little information here to determine a answer. We would need to know whether the decedent cancelled his insurance policy or otherwise amended it to exclude the asker as a beneficiary. We also do not know what the divorce judgment says as to whether the decedent had to maintain an... Read more »
answered on Mar 7, 2022
No. You would need to file a motion for modification with the court, claiming cohabitation. Assuming you are able to demonstrate that your ex is cohabitating, the court could then issue orders terminating, modifying or suspending alimony (depending on the language of divorce judgment). Stopping... Read more »
Wife pays all household bills. His entire check went into a savings account for the family. He spent all of it on cocaine (35k+). He is using her checking account information to pay his personal credit card and cell phone bills etc. She has emailed and texted him explicitly saying that he... Read more »
answered on Mar 26, 2021
I am sorry to hear about this situation. To fully address the legal questions regarding the wife's bank account, you will probably need to hire a lawyer licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of the situation.
If the tuition bill is 30k - is the level of contribution based on income levels? Or is just split 50/50?
answered on Jun 3, 2020
In Connecticut, educational support orders are governed by Connecticut General Statutes §46b-56c, which authorizes the courts to enter orders defining how parents will handle “necessary educational expenses” which include application costs, registration costs, room, board, dues, tuition, and... Read more »
Thank you for the reply regarding Educational Support Orders (my divorce agreement specifies that the court "retains jurisdiction"). My question is how do I go about getting in writing what my ex and I are agreeing to? If he agrees to split college and expenses 50/50, I want that to be in... Read more »
answered on Feb 17, 2020
You need to file a motion with the court requesting an educational support order post-judgment. If you have an agreement then it must be put in writing and signed. Once you do that you can go to court and have it made a court order when the motion you filed comes up on a calendar. If you don't... Read more »
My husband and I divorced about 4yrs ago and in the divorce decree I was awarded 50% of his pension and 60% of his 401k employee savings. His attorney was to submit the QDRO info, I received a payment payout on the pension plan. But I recently realized that I never received anything on his 401k... Read more »
answered on Jan 22, 2020
My first question is: Was his attorney supposed to actually draft the QDRO and file it with the court? The reason I ask is that usually, most of us family attorneys, farm out QDRO's to an attorney who specializes in QDROs. There are a handful of attorneys who handle them. For purposes of this... Read more »
my daughter graduated in June,2018 and now I need to receive this court ordered amount but my ex is refusing. What are my options?
answered on Oct 9, 2018
You may file a post-judgment motion for contempt. You should consider hiring an experienced family law attorney to file the motion on your behalf and represent you in court.
We both contributed money to the renovation of my home. My boyfriend, I believe, is legally considered a tenant. He pays me rent every month and I pay for everything else. We are separating and he wants me to compensate him for the money that he contributed to the renovations. 1.) Do I have to... Read more »
answered on Jul 12, 2017
You need to consult with an attorney on this. You have too many specific questions to get a legal answer online. Attorneys will not feel comfortable providing answers that you may follow through with without getting the full facts and circumstances. This can turn into a complicated situation so my... Read more »
I currently reside in FL, how do I obtain a document stating that he is not willing to sign so I will be able to sale the house in order for me and my child purchase a home in FL?? Thank you
answered on Jun 25, 2017
You can ask the Connecticut court to compel him to sign the Colombian sale documents, but proof that he refuses to sign isn't likely to aid you in purchasing a home in Florida. Instead, you probably need the sale proceeds.
answered on May 4, 2017
For a car accident - Absolutely. For a family case - Never, never, never.
Agreement is unambiguous: non-modifiable as to term and amount. Had an approximate 50% decline in income due to a number of factors. Do I have any recourse?
answered on Oct 29, 2015
The agreement recites that the court-ordered alimony cannot be modified? I don't think this would stand up if the court is persuaded that conditions have changed.
My former spouse lives in Ct and has the house but as ive read under CT divorce law is a violation. Currently im paying 2000 a month to her and she receives rent from boarder there as well as my son and his girl friend. I was wondering is there a way to have a Amendment to the degree so that i can... Read more »
answered on Oct 29, 2015
A motion for modification is used to request a change in a divorce decree when there are substantial changes in circumstances from when the last orders were put into effect. What you describe may not by a substantial change if the boarder is truly a boarder. You also do not state what the $2000... Read more »
answered on Nov 25, 2013
Withdraw: yes, on Hold: only by motion to the court for an attempt at reconciliation for instance. If your spouse filed an answer and counter-complaint, he/she, could proceed on that even if you withdraw.
answered on Nov 25, 2013
NO. In fact you CANNOT keep her on your policy under insurance law.
You do have to offer COBRA through your employer if she is currently insured under your policy (then She pays)
AND, if the court decides, you may have to pay alimony which could go to help pay for her insurance
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