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I divorced in 1997 and gave my ex half my Postal retirement

I divorced in 1997 and gave my ex half my Postal retirement if I could have retired then. $1100 dollars monthly was what I could have drawn in 1997. She received $550 dollars monthly in 2006 when I finally retired. I remarried and now divorcing my second wife after 19 years. What if any can she get from my Postal retirement. My 1st ex's amount has grown to $678 monthly. All total my retirement benefit is $2700 monthly. Then the 1st ex's amount has to be extracted. I was married to the 2nd wife only 9 years before retiring from the Postal Service. -but married to her 19 years. What is she entitled too? We live in Texas.

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I live in Las Vegas Nevada. My new wife (3 months) has taken

I live in Las Vegas Nevada. My new wife (3 months) has taken my car and left the marital home for places unknown. (Range Rover $80,000.00 financed in my name, registered in my name, and insured in my name.) She has 2 cars she left in driveway that are 100% in her name. Car was purchased by me a year ago. What can I do?

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In my prenup it states "This agreement will terminate when

In my prenup it states "This agreement will terminate when the marriage terminates, whether by divorce, annulment or death or the 16th anniversary of the marriage, whichever comes first; provided that such termination will have no effect upon any of the relative rights;, duties or obligations of the parties which shall have arisen under this agreement at or prior to the time of such termination. such termination shall not have any impact upon the terms and provisions of this agreement which are (i) continuing in nature(ii) necessary to ensure the integrity of this agreement or (iii) necessary to carry out the intentions of this agreement; provided, however all real property then owned by either of the parties together with the contents of all such real property and any vehicles owned shall be converted from separate to community property on the 16th anniversary date of the marriage.The entire prenup is about separate property, and it pretty ironclad. However my concern is what exactly happens on this 16th aniv. Do our bank accounts and my monies become community property, or only real property + cars? My concern is protecting my savings and retirement accounts, much of which I had prior to marriage but are protected in the prenup itself.

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I just need some basic information for Illinois divorce law.

I just need some basic information for Illinois divorce law.I've been married for 15 years. Upon my marriage it was decided that my husband would be the bread winner while I was a homemaker. We have one special needs child.After the marriage we lived for one year in my husbands house. We then sold that house and purchased a new house with that money. There is no mortgage. My name is ***** ***** the deed. I have Maintainted the house in all aspects and am responsible for paying the property taxes out of a joint checking account.Would the property ever be considered a gift of marriage? My main goal is to figure out the minimum of what I would be intitled to under the law.

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I own an SCorp and have been contributing to my pension plan

I own an SCorp and have been contributing to my pension plan which was established after marriage. In light of a looming divorce, does my wife have a right to the money that I've invested for which she's contributed nothing? I live in California.

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Well, I hope. My marriage is not working out and both my

Well, I hope. My marriage is not working out and both my wife and I want to seperate. We have a house and a mortage, and neither of us want to live there.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MAJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She goes to school, and only works part time. I work full time and pay most of the expenses. She wants to move out and leave me with all expenses which I can't afford.

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My son is planning to marry a female from Ecuador in the

My son is planning to marry a female from Ecuador in the next four months. She is coming here on a fiance (K-1) visa in the middle of October. He presently own a house, a business and will inherit the building (from parents) his business is housed in before his fiance arrives in middle of October. Exactly what is she entitled to if my son does marry her within the ninety day time frame, which would be by the middle of January 2017??? Is a prenuptial agreement in order at this time? You always hope for the best outcome, but if a year from their marriage it does not turn out well and they divorce I don't believe she is entitled to half of his possessions. We live in New Jersey and NJ has alimony laws, so I am gessing she would be entitled to alimony? Also, if they were to have children, I believe that child at birth becomes an American citizen, so legally she would not be able to take that child back to Ecuador if she chose to return to her native country.

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Married 12 years. My wife think we should separate our

Married 12 years. My wife think we should separate our finances. How can this be done in Texas?

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My partner and I both owned our own homes before we were

My partner and I both owned our own homes before we were married. After we married, we sold one home and bought a new home together but kept the other as a rental. We are now talking divorce. Is the rental considered marital property or separate property.

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