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My wife and I do not sleep in the same bed, and haven't for

My wife and I do not sleep in the same bed, and haven't for approximately three years. She has allowed me to have sexual intercorse two times in 2016. May 15,2016 and Jan.25,2016. in 2015 we had sex three times. 10 times in 2014, 10 times in 2013, 11 times in 2012. I have it documented and marked on these year calenders. I and married but do not have a wife in the fullest intent. I'm 72 years old, have had prostate cancer surgery. I have ED and have to take Viagra or Cialis to get an erection..Viagra and Cialis cost between $40 & $45 a tablet. I'm in pretty good health for a 72 year old. I have needs and desires for an intimate, loving, buggy, touchy feely relation with my wife. I've asked, pleaded, begged. As to go to counseling, she refuses. I do not and will not continue this marriage without a wife. I'm a boarder in out home. Im very despondent and depressed. My life expectancy is 15 more years. I'd like it in a loving caring relation. I can and won't continue like this. I do not know wether to just walk out and leave or just file for a separation or divorce.i think my situation comes under Constructive Abandonment, I'm not sure. Thanks for any and all advise you can offer. It's 1:10am and I'm up can't sleep with this stressful situation. Sincerely KennethJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: South CarolinaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not lately, a couple years ago when establishing a will I mentioned in brief. It's my second marriage and her 3 rdJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She's mentioned in the past that her father left her mother, and she didn't blame him because she was a very cold woman. My wife has become her mother in my opinion. I know a lot of senior couples who are touchy feeling,hold hands, but one another, etc. And yes even had sex. This is Christmas time of year and I can't wait till it's over. I'm depressed beyond belief at this time, to the point of giving up on this life on earth. Thanks

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Alex J. Esq.

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My daughter is 14 and her Biological dad stopped paying

My daughter is 14 and her Biological dad stopped paying child support in 2014 he hasn't seen her in over 3 years and sporadically calls her. She has been in the hospital twice and for several years he has refused to talk to me about any medical or anything concerning Jada when we went to court a long time ago he told the judge he has a new little boy he has to support and he wasn't paying. My question is how do I file for a minors name change or abandonment? Which is better to do my daughter has been raised by my husband since she was 3 and she wants his name but I don't know how to serve him because he doesn't speak to me and won't let me have his address. I have the forms filled out to file for a name change but it is for the uncontested should I just fill it out and leave the other party blank and file it?

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FamilyAnswer

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My daughter has had 7 kids. The oldest (now 12) my husband

My daughter has had 7 kids. The oldest (now 12) my husband and I have had since a baby -another (now 7) we have also had since a baby. CPS took three of them 2 were adopted by friends of ours another was adopted, to we do not know who. She has a 2 yr old with her and a 4 month ol. When the youngest was 1 month old we went to TX to get the 2 yr old and the baby and they have been with us for the last 3 months. (We live in Colorado) Jayme still collected welfare for the kids -she is homeless - lives from friend to friend - her noyfriend is a meth head - she is a horrid mother and we want to fight for those kids! (she came and got them yesterday) DO WE HAVE GROUNDS? PLEASE HELP!

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Chris T., JD

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I am married and own a house with my husband where we now live

I am married and own a house with my husband where we now live in port Chester NY. We are separating for a while to see how things go, no official divorce started yet. I would like to move into a rented house with my 13 yr old son and elderly mom and rent a portion of the house to pay mortgage. My husband is staying in another part of the house and will maintain the property. Is this considered abandonment in any way? Is there any possibility of me losing my share of the house if we end up officially splitting?

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LegalGems

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is there any stipulation or caveat covering abandonment by

is there any stipulation or caveat covering abandonment by one party?...this party is the not native american and didn't remain the full year for marital citizenship....

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Dimitry K., Esq.

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I am married to a person with anxiety and depression. I have

I am married to a person with anxiety and depression. I have told him over 6 months ago that i want out of our marriage. He has been unwilling to discuss ending of our marriage due to sick parents and other things. I want out of this loveless marriage. If i just leave, he could say i abandoned him. Is there a way to leave and not be charged with abandonment? After all, he knows i want out.

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S. Huband, Esq.

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lawyer didnt follow through with quitclaim marital residence

lawyer didn't follow through with quitclaim marital residence after stipulation entered on record that the wife would have sole title. The husband got the wife to sign quitclaim to him while the wife was mentally incompetent....Still mentally incompetent. Bad thing is divorce took place in 1998, attorney did not follow through with quitclaim. Husband five years later while still unmarried (divorce granted for constructive abandonment) acts like he is coming back to wife) and gets her to sign a quitclaim while she was unrepresented and didn't know what she was signing in 2005. I noticed as friend, she did not know that house belonged to him and wife. did not know if they were married. now its 16 years after fact.

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LawTalk

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I am the custodial parent of my 2 children ( 8yrs & 9yrs ).

I am the custodial parent of my 2 children ( 8yrs & 9yrs ). Their biological father ( and noncustodial parent ) has not been in contact with them since dec 2012. He has all the means of being able to call. He has not utilized his custody terms either for approx 2 years. Instead he would only show up around christmas and that was all. He continued to have child support withdrawn from paychecks through the attorney general ( as court ordered but it was only 1/2 of what should have been paid) until aug 6, 2013 but this was always spotty.There are times when he wouldnt pay for months over the course since we've been divorced. He currently owes 20,000 in child support and fails to hold insurance on the children as court ordered. My children consider their stepdad their dad and also wish to have their names changed over to their stepdad's last name ( we got married in Nov 2012 ). My current husband wishes to adopt my 2 children and my children want that as well. My question is what constitutes abandonment and is it within my ability to terminate the biological father's rights at this point.

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Ely

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wife wants trial separation and wants me to move out. what

wife wants trial separation and wants me to move out. what are the laws for abandonment in Fla.?

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Barrister

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