I have a little bit of money saved up and I am going to take out a mortgage for it. It would be a smaller house, nothing extremely expensive.
Do you know a lot of college graduates under 18?
I understand, but my situation is such that my mother and her attorney would not know whether or not it's my money. The dynamic of the divorce and family situation is such that, if they found out I owned a house/was in the process of paying a mortgage on the house, they would suspect my father gave me money to pay for at least part of it. My concern is that there will be a case in court over this. What do you have to say regarding this?
Well what qualifies as evidence? If my mother simply states in court papers that I have been working with my father, would that qualify as evidence? I have already been at one of his court dates on his behalf (he was already out of the area by then), with his lawyer, so one of my mother's domestic relations petitions would not be granted. Or perhaps as grounds for getting a subpoena for all of my bank records and other personal information? I have already seen plenty of legal cases where oral statements with no concrete evidence to back them up are seen as "evidence". Pardon me if this seems paranoid, but the court system is a mine field that is far from fair. I'm just trying to predict the possible outcomes.
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