I supported us over half our marriage. We decided I would stay home as I'm just about disabled. To care for our daughtr, home and dog. He would go to school for nursing after 1st yr. I would go to school. He finished his first yr as a RN. He literally walked out on us one day and moved in... Read more »
I am so sorry that you are going through this. The duration and amount of maintenance depends on numerous factors, including need and ability to pay. To determine the amount, his income would also be known. A 21 year marriage is considered a long term marriage. Maintenance could be limited term...Read more »
There are many factors that a court will use to determine how parties share income or assets while a divorce is pending. Presumptively, all assets are marital and shared until the divorce is final, but the court has the authority to deviate from that on a temporary basis.
I’m in a custody battle with my husband. There was an allegation of child abuse and a report filed with cps against me. It was made by a former friend of mine a few months ago. In addition there has been a guardian ad litem assigned to the court case. Will the guardian interview the individual... Read more »
Often, the witnesses in a CPS investigation are required to be confidential. If the allegations are unsubstantiated, the GAL can disregard the CPS allegations. If you make the witness known, the GAL can interview. However, the best manner in which to address this in the family court matter is to...Read more »
Wisconsin is a marital property law state. Even if your name is not on the deed, the home is preemptively 50/50. There are factors that can change that, of course and discussing with an experienced family lawyer makes sense in this situation.
You need to file a contempt motion and seek that the court and force your court orders. An Attorney can certainly be helpful to make sure it is done properly and timely, but you don’t “need“ an attorney.
Have been married for 10 years, separated for 9. I have another child in which my spouse is not the father. I was told i need a divorce in order for me to establish paternity for the baby. Other wise, all other issues are non contested.
Court order states that ex pays me a marital settlement in 3 months or the marital home goes up for sale and profits used to pay settlement. The house sits and the ex is incognito (currently has a nationwide warrant for no child support). He is off the grid. I want to get a court date for contempt... Read more »
This is an interesting and complex question. There are so many more details needed to give you an accurate answer. Strongly recommend consulting privately with an attorney so he/she can review your divorce judgment, financials, etc.
My wife hit me and I have a black eye, I pushed her off of me and left the house. She called PD and they issued a warrant for me. She said I punched her and that she didn't hit me at all. Now I'm being charged. Court is tomorrow 10-30-19
These businesses are supported financially by the others during the off season. They have a substantial amount of debt that is personal and the businesses. My father wants to file bankruptcy right away before trying to sell assets and my mother does not agree with him. He wants to keep one business... Read more »
This is such a complex question with so many variables that it is impossible to properly answer here. It depends on whose name and how assets and liabilities are held as to what the proper action. Each can file separately if necessary, but generally speaking both parties are best served by filing...Read more »
I have no access to bank account because he never added me and put our house only in his name and us emotionally abusive and was at times physical abusive I have no access to funds he took everything away from me would not let me wrk because he didnt want to loose state insurance or food stamps... Read more »
I have been unemployed for three years do to us moving around because of him changing jobs all the time I do not have a college education he does. He also has taken all the money out of our joint account and opened up his own account. He has left me penniless and our lease was just up September 1st... Read more »
With 23 years of marriage, you are entitled to more to a hefty divorce package. First, you are still entitled to all of the money he took out of the joint account. Since you are still married, he is required to pay for your essentials, e.g., housing, food, healthcare, etc.
I don't mind the work, but I'm willing to bet before interviewing and researching it that the non-custodial spouse is in a country that is a signatory of the Hague Convention. You need a lawyer in the jurisdiction where the custodial parent and the children live. The child support formula...Read more »
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