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If my wife and I take out a joint loan to buy a house, but

If my wife and I take out a joint loan to buy a house, but only put the title of the house in the husband's name, if there is a divorce, who gets the house under Missouri divorce laws?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MisssouriJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: The husband received a large inheritance. He put a 50% down payment on the house with that money and once he sold a condo (In his name only) he paid off the balance of the joint loan.

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I live in Houston,Tx. and have owned a house ,free of

I live in Houston,Tx. and have owned a house ,free of mortgage since 1995. I married in 2003, and plan to sell the property, and take the funds,and move to N. Carolina , where we had plans to build a new place, and retire.Just recently, my husband has implied that I owe him money from the sell of my home because he has helped with property taxes, HOA, honey do's, and went in half on several appliances. He never paid rent though. He built a deck and pergola, and I paid for the materials and equipment needed, as was the agreement. He had a sailboat he sold during our marriage that I helped pay utilities and slip fees on , as well as a nav. system , but didn't get anything, and I never asked for compensation. Do I owe him anything when my house closes? I was told that he has to sign a form also, at closing, that states, he has "no liens" on the property. My Broker is concerned about that, and him preventing a sell.Thank-you, Stephanie

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I was issued a divorce judgement that will literally put me

I was issued a divorce judgement that will literally put me out in the street.Along with the division of assets the judge ordered payment support payment for over 8 years. I am basically living on a social security payment of $2100/month and I am ordered to pay $1700/month. After the liquidation of my savings I will not have money to live on even if I file bankruptcy.Can this judgement be appealed and if so can you help me find an appeals attorney.Thank you.

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Husband just informed me that he wants a divorce and will be

Husband just informed me that he wants a divorce and will be back later with papers on how everything is going to work. We still have a child under 18 who is physically handicap, I have always been a stay at home Mom and just recently got a part time job (8 hrs a week). Need to know what I should do 1st. We live in CA and do not own any property. All accounts are in his name.

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My father left that house and us.. my mother did everything

my father left that house and us.. my mother did everything to save that property after the fire she bought it we lived in it for 7 years while he left and gave up on the house and us. he has caused us financial stress by taking our monthly income away from us and by going behind us and listing the house. they are currently separated.

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I am deciding to file for divorce. We have been married in

I am deciding to file for divorce. We have been married in CA for over 3 years. During the these years, we sold the main house (that was under his name) and bought one together with both our names. I took out student loans and so did he but he had lost his job and in order for him not to tap the retirement account he had, I supported the family until he got back on his feet. The retirement account has been in his name for years before we got married and grew during our marriage. How does that work?

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I married in 2007. Prior to marriage we discussed our

I married in 2007. Prior to marriage we discussed our individual finances. 2/3 years later I discovered my wife had incurred $90k prior to the marriage. She refinanced her house increasing the mortgage to $160k. If we legally seperate/divorce how is this dealt with when assets are divided? Our house is in my wife's sole name I have contributed 50 percent of all bills by a monthly cash jpayment to her.When we married her house was in very poor condition - a fixer upper. I refurbished the house and garden and invested $90 - 100k of personal funds from an inheritance. Would a court take this investment into account when assets are divided?

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Mine wife and I have been separated for 5 years. We are

Mine wife and I have been separated for 5 years. We are still negotiating our divorce. I found out the she created an irrevocable trust fund and put all her assets in it. Is this fraudulent? If she ends up owing me money, can she chose to not pay?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no, i just discovered it.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: She has cashed in much community property and is not declaring it.

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I live in Texas. If I move out from my home, can I take my

I live in Texas. If I move out from my home, can I take my child to live with me? By doing so, does that mean I'm walking away from my home or can I still get 1/2 proceeds when my husband sells it?

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