Getting married for first time in a few weeks, his first marriage as well. I outearn him 4:1. Confused whether to show my cards - I believe his expectations of me would increase. He doesn't know my salary and net worth. Very confused what to do. Financial habits are very bad -no savings and... Read more »
If you want your pre-nuptial agreement to be valid, you MUST list ALL of your assets. It's for your own protection. Besure to provide in your agreement which state's law will apply in the event of a divorce. You can specify this. A lawyer can advise you how to handle assets acquired and money...Read more »
If you are merely the beneficiary, the asset is not yours and you do not have to list it. However, if it is your account and someome else is the beneficiary, then you should and must list it. Doing so is for your own protection going forward.
If you are referring to divorce, Illinois has irreconcilable differences as a grounds.
You do not have to be separated to have irreconcilable differences. However, if the parties have lived separate and apart for 6 months, there is an irrebuttable presumption of irreconcilable differences.
You really should consult in person with a divorce lawyer who will be able to learn all of the facts of your situation, and then advise you accordingly. However, some of your questions can be answered based on the info you provided.
Your wife's retitement funds are a marital asset, and you...Read more »
I was married 1/13/2007.And. Have been seperated since 9/20/2009.My wife is broke aswell as me and want to divorce spending the least amount of money as possible.And our marriage license is from crawford co missouri, and we both live in illinois now.I live 1 and 45 minutes from crawford co and she... Read more »
Only married 3 years as a couple the rest separated she is asking for my income to much to survive I don't feel this is right she put me in such financial det I had to file bankruptcy now my health is very poor and shes asking for more this is wrong how can you help...
You need to check your divorce file at the Clerk of Court's office to find out exactly what is pending in your case. You have a short marriage so if there is any maintenance owed by either you or your spouse it should probably be for a short period of time unless you are referring to child...Read more »
Any rights she has to the car and the house are NOT negated by the fact that you are not living together. She has a valid claim to her equitable share of anything acquired during the marriage (as long as it is not by gift or inheritance).
"Abandonment" is a term the is vastly misunderstood...Read more »
This is about my divorced parents and 14 year old brother. My mom has my father pay $1000 a month for child support (it has not gone through the court ) she has scared him into thinking the court will make him pay up to $2000 or more (My Father installs Carpet for a living) and that he will no... Read more »
Divorced, moved back after one year. Requested child support stopped. Caregiver, with part-time work. Children are almost 18 and 16. I have been there all along helping care for them. Recently I moved right next door and the kids are always either at my rental or their fathers next door. I work... Read more »
Yes, your former husband can get a withholding order for child support and serve it on your employer. You should appear in court on each and every court if you do not have an attorney. You should inform the court of your situation with your children as it can effect the child support amount. You...Read more »
My husband and I are in good standing, but instability, physical/verbal abuse led to the separation. Due to his mental instability, I want full custody of our 1 1/2 year old son, but still want him to get some visitation rights. I'd like to use a mediator to save costs and the stress/pain/ugliness... Read more »
A mediator doesn't decide who gets how much parenting time (formerly known as custody and visitation), a judge does. If you value your child, find a good lawyer. What you call the "stress/pain/ugliness that can come with getting lawyers involved" is NOTHING like the stress/pain/ugliness that can...Read more »
Your local Circuit Clerk should have forms. That being said, I strongly encourage you to have them reviewed by a lawyer. There's a lot to consider, and the stakes are too high not to discuss this with an attorney to be sure you have all the bases covered.
In our settlement, my ex and I agreed he would take the child tax credits for our children every year on his tax returns, though I am the custodial parent. He died last spring. Should his 2018 (deceased) return carry the child tax credits, (in which case any refund would go to his estate which is... Read more »
My opinion is that you need an attorney for a divorce. It is one thing to say it is uncontested, it is another thing to be sure the two of you have considered every issue involved in the case and that you are not being taken advantage of. Hiring a lawyer should solve these problems. Bear these...Read more »
He'll get a portion of the proceeds, but does my principal come off before that?
Sorry should have added some further details - the MSA says: For purposes of this agreement, the division of proceeds from the sale of the Marital Residence is based upon a sales price of $xx and a mortgage of... Read more »
My husband (whom I have an order of protection) has filed for divorce 12/18/18. They have tried to service me once on 1/3/18. I wont have the funds for a response until 2/21/18. Will that be too late. How many times will they try to serve me before entering default?
If your husband or his attorney knows where you live, it should not be possible to get a default judgment against you until 30 days after you have been served with a copy of the Summons and the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. If a default judgment is taken against you, you should have 30 days...Read more »
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