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My same sex wife purchased a home after out marriage &

My same sex wife purchased a home after out marriage & signed as "a single woman" which she was not. Now we're facing a divorce. I had left my home & all of our possessions & furniture because she wanted to keep her own or we purchased new. Now, 9 months later after losing everything, we're divorcing. Am I entitled to anything?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: UtahJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The person I married was my children's therapist for several years. I was very sick, had several surgeries, was on a picc line & many medications. As a "therapist" she began hanging around our house during non-therapeutic times. She invited herself for thanksgiving & our family couldn't understand why she was always showing up at our house. On thanksgiving evening, she told me she was in live with me. SHOCK!! She pursued a relationship with me even tho she continued to see my children as a therapist for a month afterward. She informed me she was leaving her husband because she had to be with me. She wanted to adopt my 5 children. She sold her house & moved into mine. We were married as soon as her expedited divorce was final. She's been able to get 3 expedited divorces because she lies about why she needs them & is friends with the commissioner. We were married on January 9th. Bathe purchased a home for our large family in mid February but signed the papers as an "unmarried woman". My children & I had to move from our home, leave behind ALL of our possessions, furniture, beds, ect.. Now she wants a divorce & my 5!children are penniless & have no where to go. Do I have any rights?

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Thomas Swartz

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I just got divorced in March of 2016. In the divorce decree

I just got divorced in March of 2016. In the divorce decree it says I get 100% of a vacation spot in Mexico. The place where the wife and I bought at says they require a paper signed by my x wife even though they have a copy of the divorce papers. Is this legal and can they do that?

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Loren

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My spouse has filed. We were living together in Raleigh, NC,

My spouse has filed for divorce. We were living together in Raleigh, NC, where he currently resides and where the divorce has been filed. I currently live in my native home of Milwaukee, WI.As of now, I have received a Separation Agreement and Distribution of Property Agreement.He has an attorney; I do not as I cannot afford one. My husband has told me I am entitled to nothing except my own property due to the fact that I had an affair and the laws relating to that issue in the state of North Carolina. Is this true?I am wondering what options there are for me and if there are any free or low cost legal services available? Or perhaps any attorneys who will sit down for one session of legal advice at a reasonable rate?

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Do I have to live 6 months in Florida before I can file for

Do I have to live 6 months in Florida before I can file for legal separation in marriage. I was born in Florifa and have traveled back and forth from NC for months?

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Loren

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I bought the house in CA with my husband and s parents. Four

I bought the house in CA with my husband and his parents. Four names are ***** ***** house title and only parents names are ***** ***** loan. I paid 10%downpayment, and parents paid %10. On the contract I and husband will keep 99% of the interest and parents get 1%. We are getting divorce and we have court order for my husband to pay mortgage. However he clams he can not afford and parents emailed me and threatening that house is going to foreclosure if I dont pay the mortgage. My questions are 1. do I get money back for what I paid for downpayment if house goes to foreclosure? The value of the house is still increasing. we live in bayarea in CA. 2. would my credit get damaged even my name is ***** ***** the loan if foreclosure happens? 3. how does my husband look at the family court that he clams he can not pay mortgage but he and his parents are offering to buy me out and refinance the loan. I wonder how he will keep paying the loan that will be more after refinance because he says he can not pay for even now.

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Lucy, Esq.

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I was served a document that said Supboena Duces Tecum by my

I was served a document that said Supboena Duces Tecum by my ex who was late filing and answer to my divorce complaint. In that document my ex was asking me to produce all kinds of documents dating back to 2009 including receipts and cancelled checks for all bank accounts and credit cards.My ex was served twice and was late. The judge granted him a new opportunity to file an answer and he missed that also.A local lawyer said that I needed to file a motion to quash this Supoena duces Tecum. Just got out of court where the judge said "this is not a Supboena Duces Tecum it is just a request I for production (it said Supboena duces Tecum on the service). He said it is not so motion denied. He also said that my ex's answer was not valid for filing it late.Now, he told me that the upcoming trial we have in June 8 will consider only divorce and not property distribution since my initial complaint was uncontested. It was suppose to be but ex does not accept any kind of PSA. Judge said that I should file a motion to amend the complaint and not sure what else and that I should list there all the property demands to be considered at trial.Questions:1. What happens to the request for production, do I still have to scramble to produce even though he is in default?2. Why is this not a Supboena duces Tecum ? Did it needed to be vetted by the judge first? How would a defendant know this.3. What can he do at this point?4. If I file a motion to amend do I have to serve him again and does he get the opportunity to answer again? So he gets a 4th opportunity ?5. Our trial was set for June 8, if the motion to amend is presented in the following 2 weeks will this be heard (included) at this trial? It seemed so by the judge suggestion or do I need to just go get divorced and then go for a new trial for property distribution?6. The local lawyer that is helping me with forms suggested scrapping all of it and starting eve thing all over as a contested divorce and that will restart this nightmare that started last year. Can I avoid this or is it better to just restart?Thank you

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I live in Columbus Ohio, and after 30 yrs of marriage, my husband

I live in Columbus Ohio, and after 30 yrs of marriage, my husband has become verbally and mentally abusive to me. Up until 5 yrs ago, I was the breadwinner, but due to economic reasons, I lost my job after almost 23 yrs with the company. I'm now working, but my salary is a third of what it was, I'd assume because of my age... just turned 60. He is approaching 54, and works in sales for his dad's company, so he really doesn't have any financial concerns if we were to end our marriage. We share a home, but are like roommates... bad ones at that, as he barely speaks to me and when he does, he's very mean. It's obvious he wants to live separate lives, and seems to resent that I can't make it on my own financially, so he's stuck. I can't continue to live with a man who doesn't even "like" me. It's silence with him or screaming. He's lied to my face, blocked me on Facebook, etc. The concerns I have is that we declared bankruptcy in 2012, I'm 60 now, and make $14 an hr., but get a monthly retirement check of $697 net, from my former job. What options do I have to get out of this loveless/abusive marriage and be able to support myself? He makes $70k, but pays what we owe to bankruptcy chapter 13. Thank you.

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LegalGems

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After my divorce, I discovered property and retirement money

After my divorce, I discovered property and retirement money that was not disclosed to the courts..what chance do I have for recovering my half..I live in Texas.JA: OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: What kind of information?JA: Last thing - JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $18) to post your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Roger

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In puerto rico is there still a forced inheritance if one of

in puerto rico is there still a forced inheritance for children if one of the spouse dies or can the spouse make a will

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