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Me again, I have a question about divorce law. My husband

For Doug: Me again, I have a question about divorce law. My husband committed credit card fraud for numerous cards in my social security without my knowledge or consent. If I report him, he may end up in prison because the total debt is around $20.000. How would I still receive child support and possibly alimony? I am in Maryland.Further, will our assets still be divided properly?Thank you!

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S dakota wife moved out Aug 8 2016 no contact for months,

S dakota wife moved out Aug 8 2016 no contact for months , received divorce papers Dec 27 2016 told her Jan 2 2017 to come get the rest of her stuff that I would set it out for her. She claims the restraining order prevents me from doing that. Stored for 6 months and gave her 2 weeks notice and a 48 hour reminder will I be in contempt if I set her stuff out for her to get?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: South dakotaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have no money disabled in April 2016JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have a rental I bought with my teaching retirement in 2000 and a house I built in 2004 married her in 2006 I borrowed 50000 on my house to buy her a coffee shop and 30000 to buy her house from her x she ran both of them into the ground and sold them. She now makes 60000 and I make 42000 with the rental what claim does she have on my property that I owned before we married? Thank you Pearl

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Lucy, Esq.

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My lawyer asked to produce my bank record statement up to

My lawyer asked to produce my bank record statement up to today because my spouse's lawyer asked. I filed divorce 4 years ago. Do I need to give to them?

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There is joint account with my wife's and her ex-husband

There is joint account with my wife's and her ex-husband $500,000 on 2007 and she gave $600,000 to her brother. Do I have to give up all or can be reimbursed from her share of equitable distribution?

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Can you tell me what the law in Massachusetts is when it

can you tell me what the law in Massachusetts is when it comes to joint checking account where both spouses are on social security disability and our monthly disability is deposited into that account and my husband isnt living in the home at this time because of legal problems with the courts and i have a 1 yr restraining order on him. can i take money out of that account and put in a separate checking account to continue paying our monthly bills without getting myself into any legal trouble ? i have heard because it is a joint account and i'm trying to pay the bills with the money and we are legally married i cant get into trouble but i really need to find out. please help me. thanks Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: he is living with one of his family members at this time. he has a pre-trial conference hearing Jan 10,2017 for threatening to commit a crime which were threats to kill me, also assault on a household member. he got scammed by an online company in dec and the company was stealing money off his debit/ mastercard. i have been working with the bank to clean up the mess and frozr that card. the bank had me set up a checking account in my name to transfer any funds we could rescue from the joint account was then transferred to the checking account in my name where with temporary checks i paid what ever bills i co

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My spouse's parents hired a PI to follow me under the

My spouse's parents hired a PI to follow me under the suspicion that I was having an affair. Additionally, a GPS tracker was placed on my car. The car is only in my name, though my spouse is covered to drive it through insurance. Is the GPS and it's results legal?

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I am currently on my H1B status and my wife is on H4 status.

Hello, I am currently on my H1B status and my wife is on H4 status. We got married last Dec. and registered marriage in Ohio. Right now she is living in China and won't plan to come back to US, which I cannot follow her. Thereby, we are considering to have a divorce. During this short marriage, I owned all the money and kept paying mortgage and car loans. I owned one house and two small condos, in which one condo is under both of our names while the others are all under my name. I paid 20% down-payment of the house on 2014 (before our marriage) and both condos were bought through paying off. In addition, I got two vehicles: one was bought on 2014 and another was bought this year. Both of the vehicles are financed more or less. Would you please advise what the property division would be? BTW, we have no kids and she is not going to be back to US. Thanks a lot!

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Equitable Distribution to the non-Wage-Earner As you know,

Equitable Distribution to the non-Wage-EarnerAs you know, in non-community property states, property is divided upon divorce in a fair manner (equitable distribution). The relative contributions made by each spouse to acquisition of marital assets and to the marriage are one basis for a court to decide what share each spouse gets. In a case where one spouse was the wage-earner and the other was not employed, the non-employed spouse is still allocated a share.What percentage split should I reasonably request for each party…the wage-earner and the spouse who was 100% supported while in six years of college (either generally, or specific to Oregon and/or New Jersey)? The predominant issue is the “value” contributed by the spouse who was earning a BA and MBA, not raising children, nor in any way active in helping the wage-earner generate income. Both maintained the home equally. The long list of other details considered by judges according to their state's laws have little relevance in this case. There is no alimony or support; no children; no debts. The marital home will be sold and split 50/50. Both spouses are retired, aged 69 and 72. Income, retirement benefits, and investment assets are sufficient to support each of them for life, even while maintaining two households. All the marital assets are proposed to be split equally, except IRAs, Pension, and 401k earned during the 6-year schooling period. These are proposed to be divided equitably. What is equitable in such a situation?

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Lucy, Esq.

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My daughter is a resident of Oklahoma and she received

My daughter is a resident of Oklahoma and she received divorce papers from her husband after being married 6 months. Her husband purchased a new truck during their marriage using his old truck as a trade-in, combined with a loan on the truck. He had his old truck (which was used as a trade-in) prior to our marriage. Both the new truck and the loan are in his name.Is the new truck a marital asset?Is the truck loan a marital debt?

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