You have the right to seek alimony. The judge will evaluate whether you have a legitimate need for alimony and whether your husband is able to pay it. Alimony might be awarded indefinitely or for a set length of time by the judge.
If the judge decides to award you alimony, the judge will...Read more »
He is the sole income provider (82k). I am a full time student paying cash for my education.
We have been married 11 years with 2 shared children age 8 and 12. We have never owned a home. His car is valued around $3k, mine is valued much less (it is 30 years old). No other assets. Combined... Read more »
Even if your husband will soon move out of state, you can apply for divorce if you have both lived in Florida for at least 6 months. If you and your children do not wish to move with him, you must demonstrate that they are better off staying with you and that the move is unnecessary.
Legally child support can be modified until the child turns 18. However, you should receive a credit for the exact dollar figure of your share of any proceeds that went to your ex. Speak to a local family law attorney for more specific advice.
There was no prior stipulation stating who was responsible. She pays the mortgage and she lives there with my minor son. I’m trying to purchase another home for myself, but cannot because the lenders think I’m paying the mortgage
Generally speaking you accrue a marital interest in the home during the intact marriage. He may be entitled to a non-marital portion depending on the specific facts, like whether he owned the house before you married. You would also need to carefully review the trust documents which you say were...Read more »
Hello, I have been divorced with my ex-wife for 5 years, but I am still paying her phone bill. Her line is on my account. We don’t have kids. I don’t pay alimony or anything else just her phone. Can she use that against me in the future? Although we are divorced does that connect us in any... Read more »
I'm stuck in an abusive marriage. I am trying to get away but have had trouble finding a lawyer to assist me and the children. He controls our money and finances (removed me from our joint accounts so I have no access) and does not give me access to any money. Now he's taking away my cell... Read more »
You obviously used something, whether it was a phone or a PC to ask this question. Use that same device to contact your doctors and other people who might assist you. You need to file in court for divorce and, at that same time ask for a temporary order requiring your husband to pay, while the...Read more »
You've raised a complex jurisdictional issue. Although you and the child reside in Florida, if Dad files a paternity case in SC before you file a case in Florida, SC law will prevail; but only as it relates to establish paternity. SC does not have the authority to order child support or...Read more »
My ex and I were separated, living in different states when I got pregnant with my daughter. He doesn't want to be her legal father and I don't want him to be either. Her biological father didn't want to be involved in her life and he's had no contact with her most of her (2 years) life.
OK so there is a presumption that any child born during the marriage would be the child of the man that you were married to. To disprove that, you would bring a paternity action against the biological father and the DNA test would most likely as you suggest, conclude that he is the father. Once...Read more »
Since asking for a divorce I have refinanced the house under only me, my soon to be ex will not leave until he gets money from my refinancing. He says he needs to stay here until he can get approved for a house loan, he refuses to go to relatives house, or rent. He is an alcoholic and verbally... Read more »
You need to file for divorce in order to receive the protection/ enforcement power of the court. In the filing you can ask for exclusive use of the house while the divorce is pending. Assuming that the house was marital then he will be entitled to half of the equity as a starting point. Look for a...Read more »
A power of attorney appoints an attorney IN FACT not an attorney in law. So no, unless you are licensed to practice law, you cannot file documents with the clerk of court in her behalf. And practicing law without a license, and that is what you would be trying to do, is a crime.
My husband and I live in Florida. He has a house in Michigan and it is going to be on his name in a couple weeks. Is this better if my name is on the title or better to be off. We have a daughter. What would be the best if we maybe in the future will divorce
Your question is more complex than you think. Your husband (or the two of you) should discuss what you want to happen with the house in the future. It sounds like you are describing an inheritance. At this point in time (before it is in his name) it sounds like a non-marital asset, meaning that...Read more »
We sold the house we were living in and were married at the time of the sale. My name was never on any paperwork for the house. We are now going through a divorce and he is trying to say that I still have to pay half the taxes on the house because we were married at the time of the sale.
I’m legally married but separated meaning I moved to another house we are planning to file a divorce but since we have a child together that may take some time and while I m looking to buy a house what can I do so he doesn’t have any rights to share property with me since I m buying by myself I... Read more »
married for 5 years - now divorcing. She is on the mortgage alone we are BOTH on the deed. so now she just wants me off the deed, however I don't think so. she will keep the house Ill leave , but do I get something from the house?
Consult a family law/divorce attorney before you sign absolutely anything. Pay for the attorney if you need to. The home is likely considered marital property (50% of it is likely yours, generally speaking).
Generally, the home should be considered marital property (split 50/50). I don't know if you will be able to get back (dollar per dollar) what you put into the property, as you two shared assets while being married. However, this is a question better asked to the attorney handling your side of...Read more »
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