He has domestic violence charges and left our house 6 months ago, no mortgage payments from him he said that since he is not living here he is not obligated to make payments. He only deposits money for our son. We agree to dissolve the marriage but we don’t agree on the child support amount... Read more »
You can't dissolve the marriage unless both parties agree on all details. He doesn't agree, so file for divorce and ask for occupancy of the premises, temporary spousal support to pay household expenses, and child support. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney to...Read more »
The settlement says to take me off of the loan of the house in a "reasonable amount" of time. It has been almost 8 years. She refuses to take my name off the house. How do I start the process of taking my name off of the mortage?
Your remedy is to file a contempt motion against her for willfully violating the terms of the divorce decree. 8 years is way more than a "reasonable" time to get you off the loan. If she claims she doesn't qualify to refinance it, the Court will likely order it sold so you will be...Read more »
First you must read your divorce Judgment. In there are the exact court orders. If the judge ordered your ex to pay your student loan debt, and he/she hasn't, then you have to go back to court to enforce the judgment. If you ended up paying the student loan even though he/she was ordered to...Read more »
Sounds like excellent grounds for divorce. Your location says that you are in Pennsylvania. If that's the case then that's where you will need to file and get advice from a PA attorney. Let me know if you're in Ohio so we can help.
You need to file for divorce & for temporary orders on custody. Right now, you and your wife have equal rights to your children, so you could try to retrieve them from her, but if she involves the police, they will say it’s a civil matter to be decided by the courts. You also don’t want to...Read more »
Could I move myself and my children out of state if I got a divorce? My husband doesn't want to move and he isn't a bad father, just lacks drive and doesn't have the best priorities when it comes to our children.
If there were a divorce, it would not restrict you from moving away, but the terms of the divorce could require the children to remain with their father, giving you parenting time in summer and on holidays. Or they might be able to go with you. It depends on all the facts, what you and he can...Read more »
Fill them out completely and accurately. But there are many forms, and they can be complicated or confusing. If you need assistance, check if your local court has a legal clinic with volunteers to help. Or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to represent you.
Typically, each spouse must file an affidavit of property and sign it. Check with your local court to find out what forms it requires. If the court staff will not answer questions, use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to represent you so you don't make a mistake...Read more »
So I'm 15 years old and my parents ARE divorced. So every summer i went to see my dad. My father lived farther away due to the military. When i was 13 my mom decided to let me live at my dad and stepmoms house. I lived there for about a year before me and step mother just clearly didn't... Read more »
Your mother and father must follow the court ordered visitation schedule. If they deviate from it, the court could hold one or the other in contempt. But either of them can file with the court asking to change the visitation schedule, so talk to them about doing that. The court would also listen...Read more »
Since COVID-19 is not going to be “over” for a year or more, and the courts will find ways to move cases forward, that is unlikely. The only way to stop a divorce generally is for both parties to agree to dismiss the case.
If your property values have been affected, you may have to...Read more »
You can file with the court to have your ex held in contempt for not following the parenting agreement. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a divorce attorney to review the situation and advise you. To fix the tax issue, talk to your tax preparer.
Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney to assist you. It does not matter where you were married. If you have lived in Ohio 6 months, and in your county for 90 days, you can file in your county.
Before the divorce is finalized, the household situation has become hostile and we have children as well. I know legally the rented home is his as well as mine but I am the only person employed and covering all the bills, including the rent
You are correct that both of you have a right to be in the residence. In Ohio, there is no uniform rule regarding one spouse having exclusive occupancy. Rather, this is governed by the local rules of each county’s domestic relations court. You will need to see if your situation fits the local...Read more »
This is such a new issue that the Courts are trying to figure this issue out right now. It really depends if he is behind on child support. If he claimed the 3 kids this year he may get the money. If I were you I would file a motion with the Court requesting allocation of the stimulus money if he...Read more »
I have it included in our divorce decree that I will be getting my car free of his claim. However, we never refinanced at that time. I have been making all payments myself for 4.5 years. Now that I have paid it off, I got a letter from the bank that the lien has been released, and I am not sure how... Read more »
I’m sorry for your situation. You will need to resign as guardian and someone else will need to be appointed. There is a conflict of interest with you as guardian and suing him for divorce. Since there may be issues with his support and any government aide he may receive, you need to consult a...Read more »
You can still likely file an uncontested divorce. So long as he is served with the complaint you can bring a witness with you to court to testify as to your reason for getting a divorce, and the court can enter a divorce decree.
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