I’m sorry about your husband’s passing. We would need more details in order to provide you with answers. It’s not clear if you were married or divorced at the time of his death. It sounds as though you had previously divorced. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts...Read more »
You can ask the court for exclusive use and possession of the home on a temporary basis in the divorce action. You may also be entitled to support. You should discuss your specific situation with a divorce attorney to determine your options.
You will need to file the petition for divorce, verification, acknowledgment of service, settlement agreement, proposed divorce decree and a consent to try in 30 days to avoid any delays in issuance of the divorce decree.
Once you do that you will need to take steps to move things along as much as you are able to. You should consult with an attorney who can help you with the process. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
I fild for a divorce from my husband but I didnt know where he resides so I requested to divorce with publication in the news paper. After the publication in the newspaper how long before my divorce is final?
It depends. A judge will look at how/when a property is acquired to determine If it is marital property. However certain actions taken after the property is acquired can make the property, or a portion of its value, into marital property. You should consult with a lawyer.
The parties have no minor children. Their last address before separation was 705 First Ave, Conyers, Ga 30012. The defendant, Patricia Ann Davis, DOB 9/5/??, approximate current age 65. Date of separation around 9/1/2015.
There are a number of ways to locate a party. This can be done through skip tracing or using a private investigator. However, depending on the issues to be determined in the divorce, a divorce by publication may be available. A divorce by publication does not require personal service on the...Read more »
That will depend on the totality of the circumstances. The court will consider several factors in determining the best interest of the child to assign a primary physical custodian. Contested custody cases are complex matters. You should speak with a family law firm to discuss the specific facts...Read more »
(a) The finder of fact may grant permanent alimony to either party, either from the corpus of the estate or otherwise. The following shall be considered in determining the amount of alimony, if any, to be awarded:
I want to work it out but she says no if I talk about it she blocks me as punishment saying I’m harassing her she says I’m emotionally abusive but I want to be around my son but I don’t want a divorce cause it goes against my religious beliefs it does what can I do to see my son without a... Read more »
What do I do? The judge ordered him to pay an exact amount of my attorney fees and I paid the rest. Now he isnt paying and my attorney is trying to make me pay saying that he isnt so now I have to. Even though he signed an agreement and so did a judge. The case has been closed for over a month.
We live in Walton County, GA. She agrees to everything but she won't sign. How can I get around this so I can divorce her. She is hinting that she wants the marriage to last 5 years so she can get alimony. We have no kids. She can have all the property. I just want out. I am doing this pro se.
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