We just purchased a home under both our names but did not put any money down from the sale of his house. I am now currently paying for the mortgage of new home. In case of a divorce am I entitled to the money he has from selling his previous home. When we lived there I contributed to the house... Read more »
It depends on the facts of the case. Talk to your attorney.
Generally, a restriction will bind the children’s primary residence to one county and either the counties contiguous to their home county or places within a certain distance from their home city. Without an agreement or court...Read more »
There was orders for supervised visitation, but she has refused to accept or agree on a supervisor for 6 weeks. So I’ve missed 3 visits with my children and am being refused contact on my sons birthday
After fighting for jurisdiction of our divorce, and the courts closing down last year for coronavirus, my ex has has been uncooperative with my attorney in order to get our divorce before a judge and finalized. We’re currently headed to mediation. However, I just found out that he “remarried... Read more »
You should contact an attorney but generally speaking bigamy is actually a criminal offense under Texas law, although a defendant can escape conviction if they reasonably believed they were not already married when they entered their second marriage.
My wife admits to adultery, but says we have nothing to share after 22 marriages. I asked my lawyer to answer my questions. But he didn't. Now my lawyer writes in the decree that the petitioner (I) is adulterous. Forcing me to sign if I don't sign no longer represents me. I was... Read more »
You immediately fire that attorney who does not fairly and ethically represents your legal interests. In fact, it appears that that licensed professional courses you improperly to sign a fraudulent document admitting to adultery that will have a legal effect on your family law process.
We are still working on the final touches on a full home renovation. I was going to just let my spouse keep the house, but the appraisal does not show the massive amount of money spent on the house. I saw cost basis but is there a way to recoup that additional money?
I suppose you could do this, but it's unlikely that having someone else act for you would end any "threats and harassments" by the other side. In addition, there will likely be times when your personal presence is required - such as for testimony. Your absence even at other times is...Read more »
SS card currently reflects 1st name, middle initial and married name. I’m divorced and requesting to change my name back to 1st name, middle name and maiden name. Ive recently updated my drivers license to what I’m petitioning for.
Every divorce and child custody case is very unique. So keep in mind that my response is general. If your wife has truly abandoned you and your child, you can immediately file a divorce or suit affecting child relationship petition requesting a temporary restraining order. This restraining order...Read more »
My dad bought a property in TX and we are both in the title. I need to separate that property from marriage community property in case I get divorced. My wife is in agreement with this approach as my dad is the owner of the property and I am just in the title in case he passes. Is this something... Read more »
First, I'd want to know more about how the property was acquired in the first place. Are you sure it's community property? If it was given to only you as a gift even after marriage (eg, because your dad paid for 100% of the land but put you on the deed), it's still likely separate...Read more »
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