My husband wants a divorce. But we are doing it amicably and he wants to keep me on his health insurance due to my health issues. He wants to have it written into the final papers. He has a federal health plan and spoke with someone the other day; the insurance says I cannot be on his insurance... Read more »
answered on Nov 27, 2022
A New Hampshire attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I can only speak for the insurance law-based attributes of your question, not the divorce-related ones. But as a general matter, courts do not usually have the power to change insurance policies. If the... Read more »
Do we do this before, after or during the divorce? I need the money for a new start for me and my children but I’m afraid I won’t get it somehow.
answered on Mar 20, 2022
The best way is for the two of you to meet with an attorney mediator who will help you identify and resolve all the financial issues at one time. Once you reach an agreement you can decide when you would like to refinance. You can then file your agreement with the Court along with a joint... Read more »
filing for disability retirement. A large 20+ year pension is also being negotiated. He has been making threats to me that I wont get a penny of the settlement or retirement yet we have been married 16 years, together 29, and are married with 3 children. 2 questions: Will I get a portion of his... Read more »
answered on Mar 25, 2020
Yes you will get a portion of the value if the divorce action is brought in NH. You should speak with an attorney so that you can explain exactly where your husband is in the process. Also you should bring any written documentation regarding the pension negotiations and disability.
Do you... Read more »
the tax money. we have a divorce decree can he do this?
answered on Dec 15, 2018
This answer to this question depends on the terms of your Divorce Decree. If your Decree states that he is solely responsible for these expenses, then he cannot force you to contribute. In contrast, if the Decree states that you are required to make some contribution to those expenses, then he... Read more »
I was having a back and forth email conversation with my GAL. In the emails I was discussing a proposed parenting plan that I have been working on. My GAL decided to forward our conversation, including the draft of my parenting plan to the opposing counsel, stating that "the other counsel... Read more »
answered on May 1, 2018
Unless you've agreed to something else in the GAL Stipulation, the GAL's file is open to both parties, meaning everything can be obtained.
My husband requested a special visit with his daughter as part of our mediation agreement. Typically, we are allowed to schedule our own visits so it wasn't necessary, but he and his attorney did. The mediation agreement has not been filed (due to my seeking legal counsel and his counsel... Read more »
I was served the complaint without the delivery service verifying my identity or getting a signature. Complaint states I have 20 days to respond but the attorneys office stated I have 30 days. The attorney has not returned my calls. I live in New Hampshire, my husband is a resident of Wyoming, we... Read more »
She is claiming they have the 6 months needed residence for the kids for her to try to have the divorce moved to MA. Are they considered NH residents still while they still went to school in NH? I filed in October for the divorce.
answered on Dec 8, 2017
The children's residence will most likely be determined to be where they live not where they attend school. March was quite some time ago so it really will depend on where they resided for all that time. I wonder if the school has the children's address listed in Mass or NH? Be careful... Read more »
Also if you have dual residency how would that affect UCCJEA?? My "spouse" claims he'll agree to a jurisdiction waiver.... We've been seperated well over 2 years. I want this done and over with ASAP!!
Thank you tremendously for any information or feedback! It's greatly appreciated!!
answered on Aug 8, 2017
One of the following must apply to file for divorce in New Hampshire: 1) both parties live in New Hampshire, 2) the petitioner (the spouse starting the divorce action) has lived in New Hampshire for one year, or 3) the petitioner lives in New Hampshire and their spouse can be served with divorce... Read more »
If we both agree to this, can I take them out of school to go? Can I get in trouble for it? Bad, bad breakup with a violently abusive wife who turned it on me when I told her I was leaving and had me taken away from family for over a year. Finally received 50% custody 3 years ago. Kids Irish dance... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2017
If you both agree then that's fine. You should have your ex confirm that it is OK in writing (text or email) so you have a record of it.
I have been married for 33 years, but have lived separately from one another for the past 19 years.
answered on Jul 5, 2016
It's impossible to estimate, but you can learn about what factors the court will consider. My firm recently did a blog post on this subject. Read more here: http://lawyersnh.com/helping-nashua-divorce-clients/
am stuck on the word "might" because in this particular case, neither party can divorce except when adultery has been committed or either party denounces their same faith. None of the above-mentioned circumstances exist. So with this thought in mind neither party could attest that a... Read more »
answered on May 26, 2016
I'm a little confused about what you're asking. You say "neither party can divorce" except for those situations, but I assume that's a religious limitation, not a legal one. That would have no effect on interpretation of the statute.
The venue for this case is in NEW York. However, I live in NH
answered on May 23, 2016
Most likely both. But you should ask in the NY Justia section or check the court rules.
I don't want the house--I want to be free and clear of it. What are my options? Can an attorney help me with this and my divorce? My spouse can be quite adversarial so would want to work through an attorney if possible.
answered on Apr 15, 2016
If your spouse is adversarial, make sure you seek a family law attorney. If you're in the Nashua area, please email me for more information.
answered on Mar 28, 2016
You may qualify for legal aid. Read more here: https://www.nhbar.org/for-the-public/free-legal-services.asp
with the court, although to my knowledge it hasn't been signed by the court yet. She showed up at my house late at night intoxicated (drove herself) with our daughter sleeping upstairs, grabbed her wedding dress & set it on fire in the backyard then assaulted me and my brother. She was... Read more »
answered on Feb 22, 2016
It sounds like a very fact-specific situation. What exactly is your question? Child abuse is a criminal charge which would be determined by the police.
If you're wondering how these events could affect child custody, you should speak to a family law attorney. Such an event could... Read more »
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