You'll need to talk to your attorney (or get one if you don't already have one. In many jurisdictions, but not necessarily MI, the first step would be to bifurcate (split in two) your chapter 13 case. Then you and your wife have separate cases. At that point, your attorney can seek to convert your...Read more »
We live in separate states. Me Mississippi him Georgia. We have 2 kids. I don't want child support or anything just a divorce. We have been separated 7 years and have almost zero contact. I have no number or address for him. Im looking for the steps if I filed without a lawyer and the cost of a... Read more »
Since he lives in Georgia, unless he contests it, it should be relatively straightforward and inexpensive. I would encourage you to reach out to an attorney to further discuss. Most attorneys on here, myself included, provide free consultations to see how we can help out.
You may likely be charged with aggravated assault, and look at significant jail time. That being said, your best bet would be to advise in writing that he is not to enter the property. It would also be a good idea to have local law enforcement present.
i dont think you have to provide financial status because in the application form of child support by Mississippi department of human service, i did not find any such financial status information. they ask for your social security number. follow this link to see :...Read more »
If she wants to get alimony from you, she will have to sue you for divorce and request it. That being said, you can both file a joint petition for divorce, and agree that everyone can go their separate ways.
i actually don't want to sign the final judgment papers, we live in MS so what are my options at this time. I want to try to reconcile if possible with him. Will the divorce be final without me signing the final papers.
If you signed the property settlement agreement, that is akin to a contract, which in turn would be enforceable regardless of the divorce, unless the agreement says that it is contingent on the final divorce. Regardless, they divorce itself may not be final until you either sign off on an agreed...Read more »
Part of our property settlement agreement in final divorce papers was for my ex-spouse to pay me $800 a month for 12 months for his share of the marital debt. The first payment was due in June of this year. He has made all payments on time up until this month, and he is now a week late. What is the... Read more »
I live in Mississippi. I have a 3 year old with my ex husband. I got married to my mew husband on June 22 2018. My ex filed for contempt of court on August 14 2018 that i am cohabitating with a live in boyfriend (my husband). Also on the contemp of court papers he put my now married name on them.
I was supposed to sign a quit claim deed. But didnt. Because she refused to refiance and get me off the mortgage. I dont want to be accountable for debt that I havent had for 3 years. She wants to take me back for contempt because she states she cant sell the house until I sign a quitclaim deed.... Read more »
Unfortunately, if you do not quitclaim the house to her, and the order required it, then you are in contempt. Usually, when one assumes all of the indebtedness, that just means that they continue to make the payments on the property. From the looks of it, there should have been a plan in place that...Read more »
We have 3 kids 18,12,7. I’ve have him on child support but he don’t pay it. How can I get soul custody of my younger daughters. He’s beat and choke me in front my yougers daughters and his mother has beat on me too. He’s let the oldest daughter friend being heroin needles and heroin to... Read more »
Based on the facts as you've told them, you have several grounds for a divorce. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on this forum, as most of us are happy to provide a free consultation to discuss your case, and advise you accordingly.
Although you do not necessarily need an attorney with you in a divorce action, it is highly advisable, particularly if there are allegations of fault, and even more so if the other party (in this case, your wife) is likely to seek custody and child support.
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