How long have you been married?
we got married in dec 2007 he rolled over the account las year
It may be possible to argue that you are entitled to the percentage of any increased value of the account since the marriage. But the account is still his separate property unless it has been placed into an account shared by you
But you are entitled to some of the increase since your marriage. So if it was worth 1000 at marriage and now worth 1500, you would be entitled to 250
I am now unable to work, emtionally affected by work and told my doctor not to work and he recieves social security, can i claim there?
You may be able to get some temporary alimony
or spousal maintenance
He got married and never told me about his still trying to over come drinking, addiction to pills , enablility to work, bipolar, etc. I feel damamge emtoionally my the ups and downs he as oput me threw , what now?
I am sorry you are experiencing this matter.
What now? I am unsure what you are asking
He went during the summer 2008 to stay at a hotel and spent 11, 000.00 in drugs. I recieved him back . He has not done that agian, but has constant back surgeries and i am and have been at his service. My life gone down emtionally.
Can he be may responsable for the damages?
You may file on grounds that he is an addict and has caused you emotional distress
You can then make requests for alimony or property distribution to help your damages with your emotional wellbeing
what compensation if any that maight bring? Beside the embarrassment of tlaking about it in public?
property distribution? may that in the benefit of the retirement money?
Only what you are entitled to under the Texas Community property laws
As I explained earlier in regard to the retirement funds
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I left my permanent job at puerto rico, used my limited $ when he brought to leave ina apaartment that he off the bat couldnt pay, I save his credit by continung to my his car, car that was his before us.
dont got a place to go, nor ability to work, no family here, affected emotionally? How does the court deal with that?
What can I expect?
If I divorce?
There would be no special attention because of your circumstances
You came and married on your own free will
really? just an alimony based on his Social security or retirement roll over account?
You can only expect what the law allows
Correct and 1/2 of anything that you have acquired while married
So if he bought a car, you are entitled to 1/2 that value
The family home, if there is one, etc
what about the car? I help pay in his tiem of crisis?
you are entitled to 1/2 of everything that was acquired after your were married
It is community property
I believe the best thing for you to consider is a consult with a local attorney who can ascertain all the marital property
even if he rought it before? I helped pay it monthly after we married?
and then help you to understand what you would be entitled to
heloed his credit but not mine
Yes. That is correct. IF you can show that you made payments on the vehicle
I cannot do you justice by trying to go over each and every property item
he did a automatic bank payment from our joint account?
It is something a local attorney will be able to assist you with much better than I
Anything joint is community property
I guess its more a matter of principles?
You really need a local attorney to assist you with determing what is yours
No. It is a matter of law
But I cannot go over every property item with you
I can only discuss in general terms
I feel not supported by him when now it my crisis. I was ther for him during all his surgeries , didnt work just to be his cartaker. If I divorce him, I am out in the street?
You are not out on the street
You have rights as I have tried to explain
But it seems you really need a local attorney to go over everything with you face to face
Yes. Too many details. Thanks for trying.
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