Fill them out completely and accurately. But there are many forms, and they can be complicated or confusing. If you need assistance, check if your local court has a legal clinic with volunteers to help. Or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to represent you.
Typically, each spouse must file an affidavit of property and sign it. Check with your local court to find out what forms it requires. If the court staff will not answer questions, use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to represent you so you don't make a mistake...Read more »
So I'm 15 years old and my parents ARE divorced. So every summer i went to see my dad. My father lived farther away due to the military. When i was 13 my mom decided to let me live at my dad and stepmoms house. I lived there for about a year before me and step mother just clearly didn't... Read more »
Your mother and father must follow the court ordered visitation schedule. If they deviate from it, the court could hold one or the other in contempt. But either of them can file with the court asking to change the visitation schedule, so talk to them about doing that. The court would also listen...Read more »
Since COVID-19 is not going to be “over” for a year or more, and the courts will find ways to move cases forward, that is unlikely. The only way to stop a divorce generally is for both parties to agree to dismiss the case.
If your property values have been affected, you may have to...Read more »
You can file with the court to have your ex held in contempt for not following the parenting agreement. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a divorce attorney to review the situation and advise you. To fix the tax issue, talk to your tax preparer.
Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney to assist you. It does not matter where you were married. If you have lived in Ohio 6 months, and in your county for 90 days, you can file in your county.
Before the divorce is finalized, the household situation has become hostile and we have children as well. I know legally the rented home is his as well as mine but I am the only person employed and covering all the bills, including the rent
You are correct that both of you have a right to be in the residence. In Ohio, there is no uniform rule regarding one spouse having exclusive occupancy. Rather, this is governed by the local rules of each county’s domestic relations court. You will need to see if your situation fits the local...Read more »
This is such a new issue that the Courts are trying to figure this issue out right now. It really depends if he is behind on child support. If he claimed the 3 kids this year he may get the money. If I were you I would file a motion with the Court requesting allocation of the stimulus money if he...Read more »
I have it included in our divorce decree that I will be getting my car free of his claim. However, we never refinanced at that time. I have been making all payments myself for 4.5 years. Now that I have paid it off, I got a letter from the bank that the lien has been released, and I am not sure how... Read more »
I’m sorry for your situation. You will need to resign as guardian and someone else will need to be appointed. There is a conflict of interest with you as guardian and suing him for divorce. Since there may be issues with his support and any government aide he may receive, you need to consult a...Read more »
You can still likely file an uncontested divorce. So long as he is served with the complaint you can bring a witness with you to court to testify as to your reason for getting a divorce, and the court can enter a divorce decree.
My boyfriend got a divorce 6 years ago but his ex never legally changed her last name to his but on the divorce agreement at the top it has her name being changed. If that wasnt her legal name does the document still have affect?
Check court's web site for the forms that it requires. Typically, both spouses must submit the income and expense forms, which must be signed and notarized, even if everything has been agreed. That way, if a spouse hides an asset and fails to disclose it, there is a court record of it.
When we divorced I was a school teacher and he was a veterinarian trying to establish his private practice so I was making more $. Can I have the original divorce settlement reopened as his income is higher than mine?
It depends on what your divorce decree and separation agreement say about that and whether those specify that the court retains jurisdiction to make changes. Contact the attorney who handled your divorce, or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney to review and advise you.
The court usually requires the parties to keep paying whatever bills they have been paying until the dissolution or divorce process is over. To complete a dissolution, both parties must agree to all the terms. If you stop paying, the dissolution could be converted to a divorce, and the court...Read more »
Use the Find a Lawyer tab to locate local divorce attorneys and talk to them to find one to work with. Or call your local bar association. Many lawyers offer a free consultation. If you file for divorce, you can ask the court to order your spouse pay temporary spousal support during the divorce...Read more »
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