My ex wife and I got divorced 20 years ago. At the table with our two attorneys she agreed to waive her rights to any of my retirement account and at the time I had less than ten years contributing. The court papers say this is “permanent and irreversible” or something like that. Married seven... Read more »
An attorney would have to review your agreement in order to know what your legal rights and obligations are. Typically if she waived sharing in your retirement, then she could not reopen the matter to ask for it. Sometimes decrees do allow for requests at a later time when the retirement amount is...Read more »
We are divorcing and, as part of the divorce agreement, my soon-to-be ex wants me to pay her for money she spent during the marriage: air fare, rental cars, money she contributed toward a custody issue with my child, and toward basic bills etc. Is this something that a judge would agree with?
In a divorce, you will divide marital assets and debts. It is unclear why your spouse would want you to reimburse her for money that she spent during the marriage unless you had some agreement to that effect.
Hoping to find help so i can see my daughter again and hopefully get split custody. Her mother and I are still married, my names on the birth certificate. i was forced out of my daughters life by wife when we split. There is no custody case saying where my daughter is supposed to be. She refuses to... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about your situation but you can make a change. You can file for an Allocation of Parental Responsibilities so that you can set a schedule for childcare and parenting time. Your spouse should not be preventing you from seeing your child absent concerns about the welfare of the...Read more »
I am going to refinance my Colorado house but the title company says I have to amend my quitclaim since the deed was originally under my name and her maiden name. The quitclaim deed was signed under her married name. I have no idea where my ex-wife is to file an amended quitclaim deed. If I need... Read more »
It is a little difficult to clearly understand the chain of title here. But, generally the seller must sign exactly as he or she took title. If that did not occur the title company may refuse to issue a title policy for a transaction now. The only way to cure is to file a corrective deed which...Read more »
You can leave whenever you want. However, you may want to wait until the divorce is over in case you need to make any court appearances. Also, you can not take your child with you without written permission of the other parent or an order of the court. You should get a lawyer to help you with this
with it's own bank account that I pay myself on the payroll and one other full time employee. Will my wife have access to money in this account with it being a new business and has plenty of debt owed from purchasing two vehicles and other necessities? Or is the business completely separate from... Read more »
Your ownership interest in this business is marital property, subject to an equitable division by the court. It may be that the business has no value. You should get a lawyer to help you protect your interests.
This depends on the terms of your divorce decree. Usually, alimony stops upon her remarriage. However, the division of your military pension is not alimony. It is part of your property division. Those terms would not change upon her remarriage. you should have an attorney review your decree and...Read more »
I have been taken care of most of those yrs. WIfe is breadwinner and has $200,000 to $400,000 in assets. I been living on st and hotels over a yr, no car or health insur or any of our or my things. She moved and took everything we had. I just want my life back or at least part of it. We lived... Read more »
If you were to file for a divorce, the court can enter orders for maintenance (alimony). However, that will take some time so you need to figure out a way to handle your immediate needs. Also, you should get a lawyer to help you if you file for a divorce.
Hello, my sister is getting ready for her final divorce. Her husband still stays at the house. He has cocaine and other hard drugs at the house and comes and goes at weird hours. They have 2 little kids. She pays the mortgage and all bills for the house. She wrote in her paper work she takes... Read more »
The judge can award the house to either party as part of the property division. The judge can also order the house sold and the proceeds divided accordingly. Your sister should get a lawyer to help her with the custody, child support, and property division issues.
my mom committed adultery and left the marital home owned in joint tenancy 6 years prior to my dads death, my mom passed away 6 years later, both names are still on house deed/mortgage, they have 3 adult children, (neither had a will) moms boy friend claiming common law husband is trying to take... Read more »
Since the house was owned in joint tenancy, your mother became the sole owner upon your father's death. Upon her death, it passes to her children if she did not have a will, and was not married. However, if she was married at the time of her death, it passes to her husband. Her "boyfriend" would...Read more »
You are required to make full financial disclosure to the court. The court is being asked to approve your settlement and make it a court order. That requires the court to make a finding that your agreement is fair and reasonable.
If this is a divorce, you can enter into a written separation agreement. It will be binding if the judge finds it to be fair and reasonable. You should hire a lawyer for this to make sure it is done right.
14-6-101 is a criminal statute. charges can only be brought by the District Attorney, not you. It is rarely, if ever, actually used. you could file for a divorce and have the court enter orders for support. You should hire a lawyer to do this.
My husband was married for ten years to his former spouse. She is constantly taking him back to court for more alimony. Her income continues to rise as she recently was able to get a high paying job. Despite her income at about $75,000 a year and his income at $50,000 she continues to insist that... Read more »
It seems that maintenance in this case is modifiable. Maintenance is modifiable unless the parties have agreed to make it non-modifible. He can request a reduction or termination of the maintenance if there has been a change of circumstances which render the previous order unfair. Her increase in...Read more »
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