There is a domestic violence case between my husband and I. My husband also works out of town half a month. I’m trying to see how much effect a relationship would have on divorce, child support or custody. It’s been a consistent relationship and the kids have met and seem to accept him pretty... Read more »
Introducing your kids to a new father figure in their lives could affect the way the judge views your case. You should divorce and end things properly. I've seen a mother lose custody of her kids because she moved in with someone that she had met.
Significant other is not indicted, does not have pending charges by information, is not on bond, is not on parole, and is not on probation for assault. Does this pertain only to assault or can not be on bond for any felony? Divorce court order pertaining to who can be around children
URGENT: I’m in divorce final mediation... The respondent has made an offer to settle equity in property & has agreed to not include a specific debt in a Ch. 7 bankruptcy that he plans to file. Is it bankruptcy fraud if he agreed in final divorce decree to not discharge one specific debt listed... Read more »
This is a mixture of State and Federal law. Bankruptcy law states you must list all debt in your name and a creditor doesn't care who it got assigned to in a divorce decree; all they care about is who took out the obligation to pay the debt in the first place - that is who they will seek to hold...Read more »
No alimony or minor children. Very amicable - agreed on all details. Both of us have IRA's, 401k's but do not currently draw retirement benefits. Is uncontested an option (as is our STRONG preference)? Does this change if my wife buys a house after filing but before finalized (not sure why she... Read more »
Yes, as long as minor children are not at issue, uncontested divorce is the way to go. As to your wife's purchase, she should wait until the finalization of the divorce, which can occur as early as 60 days after the initial filing. If however, she purchases the house before finalization, the final...Read more »
Eserve usually refers to electronic service through an electronic filing manager. Not all pleadings and motions need to be delivered by personal service and sometimes documents are served on other parties using an electronic filing manager, hence the term Eserve.
I drove just over 2hrs to court this morning only to have the opposing attorney tell me she has to drop the case due to another bigger case. Do I have any recourse in this situation? She said that eventhough it was dropped I would have to return to court around mid December time frame. Is this... Read more »
I received a citation to appear in court that states, " ORDER TO APPEAR AND MOTION TO SET PETITION FOR ENFORCEMENT OF SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE", I have been divorced from her since 2002. The original petition was for division of retired pay not spousal maintenance.
Find an attorney and make sure you have her address for her home and work would be good too. Then get her served with the petition and move on. She does not have to sign for you to get a divorce. Good luck. 888-343-4529.
My wife and kids are moving out of state we are going through divorce and waiting in court date for non contested divorce. I have found a house I want to buy and want to put in an offer. My wife doesn’t want anything to do with the house or any compensation for it/from it. Can I put an offer... Read more »
NO, because if you do it will be considered to be Community Property subject to division by the Court. The "inception of title" begins with signing an Earnest Money Contract, not closing/receiving the Deed.
YES. However, there is a specific way to structure the...Read more »
We divorced after his long term adultery. He said I didn't need an attorney. I must be an idiot to trust him. I wasn't well-versed on financial benefits such as IRA's, Pensions and such. Apparently I signed the divorce decree which gave me 0$ in the way of pension after 23 years of marriage, 15 of... Read more »
The tax bills are in his name. He says that I don't own any part of the three lots in Benbrook, Texas because they show him as "owner". I told him that Texas is a community property State. He doesn't believe that I have a part of the ownership.
There are too many other facts needed to answer your question. Is the house community property; e.g., was it purchased during the marriage with money owned equally by the spouses? Was the $33000 community property? Are you the husband, the person who paid toward the mortgage, or both? I suggest...Read more »
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