Lydia Seifner's answer To file a petition for separation contact an attorney local to you to assist you. If at any point before it is finalized, you decide to cancel the separation, you can dismiss the action.
Lydia Seifner's answer Typically property bought prior to marriage is considered non-marital property. However, property that is used for martial purposes can become joint marital property. If the house was bought for the marriage, If you name is on the title of the house, or you made all the payments since marriage; then you have a claim to the house being considered martial property. Talk to an attorney local to you to assist you.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer You are in tough spot. You could hire an attorney and file a partition action. But you don't have a right to get removed from the loan. The lender likely wouldn't have made the loan to only one of you and now would be foolish to release one of the two borrowers because doing so would increase risk to the lender.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer I don't know what legal basis they are providing for not following the statute. If what they are doing violates the statute, you can file suit to obtain compliance but that will be a costly endeavor.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer Definitely hire a criminal defense attorney. The outcome of your case will likely differ depending if you represent yourself or get someone who knows what he is she is doing to represent you.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer Bad idea on many grounds. First, I doubt the match would be commissioned through the state. Second, you would incur liability risks. Third, it might be unlawful under your city's laws. Fourth, it might violate your HOA declaration or rules and regulations, if applicable.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer If you disagree with the withholding, you may file suit in small claims court under this statute: https://law.justia.com/codes/missouri/2015/title-xxxvi/chapter-535/section-535.300/
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer If you have no written lease then you are likely on a month-to-month tenancy. Therefore, even if you don't owe the increased fee (you might), then the landlord is free to give a month's notice and terminate the lease. You'll have to decide whether to fight, in which the landlord will likely terminate the lease, or to pay the money you don't believe you owe.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer You are unlikely to get it dismissed but if you hire an attorney, the attorney might be able to work out a deal whereby you plead guilty to a non-moving violation in exchange for paying a higher fine. That is common in Missouri and could save you money on insurance in the long run. Or you could simply defend the case.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer It sounds like you recognize that the appeal deadline has passed. Most likely, the judgment is final and cannot be appealed, but I encourage you to sit down with a good appellate criminal defense attorney, even if you need to pay for the consult, in order to get a fact-based assessment of the situation.
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