I am about to file for divorce. I am the primary borrower for his vehicle. Only he has ever driven it, so it (along with the payments) should obviously go to him. There = about $6,000 left to pay. He just told me it broke down and will cost too much to fix. He said he can only trade it in for... Read more »
answered on Mar 15, 2023
This is a tough spot you're in. You are absolutely, financially responsible for your loan on the car, whether it works or is broken or regardless of whether it was you or him who primarily drove it. It's a tough spot! In fact, I'll let you know the WORST part! Let's say you... Read more »
Hi, I was just wondering if a marriage certificate supersedes a custody order
For example, a man and a woman unmarried have a child, and then they go to court and have an order signed by a judge, joint, physical and legal and a parenting plan set in place and then they get married and then... Read more »
answered on Dec 27, 2022
The Parenting Agreement IS relevant. However, it's relevance goes down, by the day. Because what the divorce court judge is supposed to do is decide what is in the best interests of the minor child. The Parenting Agreement is very relevant if it's only 4-5 months old when you divorce... Read more »
My sister is a full-time mom, she homeschools their son, does house cleaning for others, and is expected by her husband to have the house cleaned and food on the table by the time he gets him. Right now through, my sister is trying to divorce him because he is emotionally and psychologically... Read more »
answered on Nov 25, 2022
The husband is guilty of manipulation and severe, emotional abuse of your sister and (probably) their son. Idaho, like most other states can give your sister a divorce for FAULT reasons, not just "irreconcilable differences" which is "no fault." IN a divorce, if your sister,... Read more »
Judge mandates only blood relatives or licensed child care providers. (I have no family in Idaho so I use daycare)
I than lose custody % 2 years later because my kids are in daycare to much while I'm at work 5 days a week. Single mom.
answered on Nov 25, 2022
As a litigator, what I constantly have to remind myself is that judges don't care how good my argument is to give my client custody, or how persuasive I am about the good things my client is doing etc., if it's not in the child's best interests. This is thE ONLY factor that the... Read more »
I don’t want to go through child support to calculate,we want to solve our issues regarding financial support for our children amicably, can we go about that without further action from child support?
answered on Nov 2, 2022
Nope. By applying for Idaho benefits, Idaho has a "vested interest," in making sure that whatever monies it has provided you, are paid back. That means that whatever you and your husband thought you had decided, may be okayed by the Court, but the Department of Health and Welfare,... Read more »
Married 1982- 1996, I was a stay at home mom for the first 11 years of marriage . I agreed under duress because at the time my X Threatened he would leave the state and not give me even child support . Fast forward to today. My X is retiring and asked need to sign a waiver of pension benefits. I... Read more »
answered on Sep 9, 2022
A QDRO does not override a Divorce Decree, it merely directs the Plan Administrator on how to divide a 401k or military or state retirement. It's simply the "instructions" on how to do it. So, the answer is probably YES you would have the right at this point to get a large portion... Read more »
Ex has been incarcerated since 2018 to present. Am I responsible to store his belongings after divorce was final and gave him 90 days?
Also, if I was to pay ex for equity of home and nor him or his attorney provided Deed of Trust address. Do I still have to pay? Is there a statute of limitations?
answered on May 8, 2022
As to your ex’s belongings. What I recommend is that you send him a letter, while he’s in jail, telling him that he has 30 days to have someone (preferably family) pick up his belongings and that if no one comes within 30 days, you will dispose of his things as you see fit.
As to your... Read more »
My husband has an LLC in Washington state that collects rents on many rentals. I have worked on the rentals as help to the LLC. the LLC was created before we were married
He won't get help and I fear for my life. Can we file something with his mental and start divorce? He wants to hurt me after 55 years of caring for him and it has come to this. I am truly scared of him. What are my rights?
answered on Mar 20, 2022
Idaho Code allows a Petitioner to seek out a Civil Protection Order. All you need to do is go into the Clerk's Office and ask for Civil Protection papers, and the Clerk will give them to you. They might even have a "Court Assistance Office" to help you fill out the papers. Once... Read more »
I have a question about divorce in Idaho. I have sent in all the forms, she was served and did not respond. I have submitted the CAO CV 7-1 and under Affidavit in Support of Default it has Comments: Decree of Divorce. However, it still says Active-Pending under status. I just want to make sure that... Read more »
answered on Feb 6, 2022
Yes there is a 21 day waiting period. Let us know 3-5 days after that time passed. You should receive the Decree within that amount of time.
Have been paying for my 2 daughters since Sept. of last year without any type of legal documentation. Wife moved against my wishes to Idaho while I went back to San Diego (we were in Italy) as am in Navy, but she committed to working on our marriage. I trusted her but it seems as she just said... Read more »
answered on Oct 1, 2021
It sounds as though she did trick you, in order to establish residency in Idaho. I don't know what was going on at the time she wanted to move back to the states between you two. But it doesn't matter now. She has filed for divorce, in Idaho. Here are some suggestions, with the most... Read more »
he signed quit deed at closing to me
answered on Sep 6, 2021
What is your question? WA is a community property state, so is Idaho. The property you purchased is "presumed" to be 1/2 his.
You can "prove" you purchased the property with "separate money," but it will be your burden to prove. The fact that he signed a... Read more »
Can the parameters of the protection still be enforced if in a temporary divorce order?
answered on Aug 27, 2021
Yes, these two documents, Civil Protection Orders sometime continue through the divorce proceeding. However, the Civil Protection Order is a "stand alone document," and doesn't need a divorce proceeding to survive. The statute says that after the first continuance of the CPO, you... Read more »
I have asked via phone, email, and text. What options do I have?
answered on Aug 10, 2021
If I were you, I would file a Motion for Contempt. This motion will put him on notice quickly, that you are NOT playing games and if he continues to play "keep away," he may actually end of spending time in jail.
down plus put additional funds from my parents into property to make it livable. Husband signed quit deed to me a closing via title company. He is in prison now. I filed for divorce, he wants half of the equity in house as community property.
answered on Aug 10, 2021
Idaho is one of 9 states which have "community property laws." This means that from the date of marriage until divorce or death, everything purchased, from cars to houses, belong equally to both husband and wife. Of course, parties often attempt to "over rule" those laws, as... Read more »
Child to said romantic partner. Is this allowed?
answered on Jul 30, 2021
There are no laws governing how ling you should wait before introducing your child to new people in your life. However, judges may look at too rapid an introduction as "not good" and jydge you accordingly. There are many "factors" that judges go into when trying to make... Read more »
My husband then down the line in family ify husband died. The father died 4 months after our marriage, it's now legally his, with the will of continued family pass down. No prenup was signed, in a divorce so I have rights
answered on Jun 18, 2021
Every state was given the opportunity to adopt the "Uniform Probate Code." Washington adopted it and had changed a few things over the years. However, one thing that remains the same is that someone who dies with a will has the opportunity to make "devices" "gifts"... Read more »
She is out on Bond in Glenwood Springs CO
answered on Jun 3, 2021
The UCCJA "uniform child custody jurisdiction act," says that a child's "home state" is where the child has lived for the six (6) months immediately preceding the filing (of the divorce etc.) that you're talking about. So, first question, where has the child lived for... Read more »
answered on Mar 4, 2021
You may have the right to hold your ex-husband in "CONTEMPT," for refusing to abide a Court Order for him to pay bills that were assigned to him by the Court. However, the creditor was obviously NOT apart of your agreement with your ex-husband or a party to your divorce, so when the... Read more »
We got married in August, and turned abusive. I know have a restraining order on him for domestic violence and stalking. So is there a way to annul it or no?
answered on Jan 14, 2021
Idaho has an Annulment law. Either party to the marriage may annul the marriage for any of the following reasons:
1. Under 18 when married;
2. Did not receive parent or guardian's permission if under 18 when married;
4. Unsound mind. Unless you... Read more »
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