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I asked two separate questions, an original question, and a reply question. I got one answer, but I got charged twice. Will I be getting an answer to my reply question?
Ok, that was extremely helpful. Now I'd like to take it a step farther. The day before the court date, I asked my lawyer if the court appearance would be routine, and nothing in the separation agreement would be changed (i.e. my ex-wife and I would split the cost of childcare). She answered "YES!" by email. Well, that's not what happened. Instead, my wife got awarded 10,000 per year for 16 years. Because my lawyer did not anticipate any problems (as she said in her email), she did not prepare for what happened in court, and I got screwed. Can I sue her for damages?
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Given my divorce situation as above (10K) in child support per year, I pay no alimony), what happens in a few years if I get an inheritance? Will my ex-wife be able to claim part of it? If so, what part? Should I tell my parents to leave their money to someone else who can distribute it equitably once my child is emancipated? If so, who should they leave it to? A lawyer or accountant in trust?
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