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2nd opinion please: My granddaughter found out her estranged

2nd opinion please:My granddaughter found out her estranged husband filed a public notice in newspaper in Tennessee (she is in California) for divorce. She was given 30 days to respond to the courts and the atty. She has two weeks to file a defense. She is not in opposition of the divorce, but the facts he presented in grounds for divorce through his atty. are not accurate.1. He states there was never a child in the marriage. There was a child and she was killed in car accident when my ex-husband, my granddaughter and baby were traveling from Washington to Calif. for baby 3rd birthday. Her husband was under court ordered restraining order from seeing them due to spousal abuse at the time. We had to agree to lessen the restraining order so he could travel under the watch of military to California to accompany Brianna to California for funeral once she and grandfather where released from hospital. He never attended any criminal court trials against the driver of which there were 2. Only time he came back to California was when settlement check for him in loss of child was ready and I had to pay his flight/housing.2. He claims malicious desertion or absence which is not true, despite multiple tries and another spousal abuse conviction she tried to travel to Tenn. where he was stationed in Army to see if marriage could be restored.He claimed inappropriate marital conduction, of which he is quilty of multiple times and is currently engaged to another woman while still married.3. He has filed bankruptcy and ruined her credit and she would like courts to acknowledge that she is not responsible for his debts over last three years4.. He has been receiving off base housing allowance for being married of which he was to give her and percentage of and did not send it monthly as stipulated but not enforced by military.She only makes $12 an hour and cannot afford an atty, nor travel to Tenn. Is there a format that should be used to respond and address the discrepancies in this document, ask courts to not hold her responsible for his debts. and should she attach the legal documents supporting her claims with it?He filed complaint for absolute divorce in the Chacery Court of Montgomery Count, Tenn at Clarksville, and published in local newspaper rather than serving claiming he did not know her where abouts which also is a lie. He also owes over $10,000 to her grandfather and I for his half of moving expenses after death of child, and for legal costs during his spousal abuse issues so he could at least remain in military until they settled issues and hopefully were able to restore marriage.There are forms on line for agreed divorces in Tennessee but nothing for filing defense with the Clerk of Court and copy to attorney, Court clerk stated there is not a particular form, just type up and have notarized. Again is there a format that could be suggested to respond as directed.Thank you

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Gerald-Esquire

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My wants to move out. If I do could this be considered

My wants to move out. If I do could this be considered abandonement?JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: IllinoisJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No yet this just happen this week?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at the moment We do have one son at home 20 years old going to college.

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Loren

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I want to get divorced from my husband of 9 years. He

I want to get divorced from my husband of 9 years. He refuses, saying "God put us together." We have 2 young children. Obviously this is a contested divorce. What are my options? I'm in South Carolina.

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LegalGems

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If a wife admits to her husband that she has had several

If a wife admits to her husband that she has had several sexual affairs. If after being told the man has sex with his wife Can the wife still be divorced for infidelity or has her past transgressions been absolved

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ScottyMacEsq

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I have been married for 16 yrs. 2 years ago my husband

I have been married for 16 yrs. 2 years ago my husband completely abandoned me, financially, emotionally, physically, socially etc. We are still married and living in the same house. He took down all pictures of me, put a lock on bedroom door and makes me sleep on the couch. Whatever food or household supplies he buys he keeps locked up so I cant access. I have been diagnosed with 3 autoimmune disorders but continue to work about 30 hrs a week against medical advice. He managed the finances for our entire marriage and he worked from home while I worked 50 + hrs a week as a hospice and home health nurse.I have discovered that he has removed me from accts like our homeowners insurance.Also found concrete evidence of multiple other online and local bank accts as well as stocks and retirement accts. I have the names and some of the full acct #'S and others just the last 4 digits. But because he does everything online and keeps them passwordprotected. He has ruined my credit and I am going without medical necessities as well as necessities of daily living trying to just keep car and health insurance paid. There are other things going on that have kept me from filing for divorce at this time. Is there anything I can do to make him fulfill his responsibilities at least financially? He denies having these other financial accts. and the divorce lawyer I consulted with said it is very hard to prove those kinds of things. I have the acct names and #'S and at least one of them has my ss# ***** to it. How can I access this money that I have worked myself into poor health to make while he stashed it away secretly.

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Roger

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I was actually wanting to know about divorce of the grounds

hello I was actually wanting to know about divorce of the grounds of a spouse not having sexual relationsJA: 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: no, i was searching online just to know if it is worth itJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I actually bought me a house because I am leaving, but I want a divorce it has been so hard over the past years. I left before because I have PTSD in which his daughter threatened to kill me. I came back thinking things would get better after she left the house. But it went back to the same thing, he really doesn't talk to me and we sleep in separate rooms

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FamilyAnswer

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We used completecase.com. I would not recommend it - but

We used completecase.com. I would not recommend it - but since we have already spent $ there we are trying to see it through.Issue 1 - My husband and I separated 2/13/16. But we filed our Complaint in May to get a case number (that is what we thought we were supposed to do). When I filed in May, the clerk said that I would need to wait until after 8/13/2016 to file the rest of the paperwork. I filed the rest of the completed paperwork the first of September - BUT now am being told that I need to refile because we filed too early OR that we have no grounds for divorce since we had not been officially separated for 6 months - does this mean that I have to go back and have everything signed and notarized again?Issue 2 - We have been living separately in the same house for several years now with no physical relations, but made it official 2/13/16. Since we are showing the same address they rejected the forms. - how do we show different addresses?I travel every week and this has been dragging on for a while - can you please advise me on what I should do - or does it sound hopeless and should I start over with a local lawyer.

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DrakeLAW

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Situation: Separated from spouse for 16 months, 2 minor

Situation: Separated from spouse for 16 months, 2 minor children, state of Virginia, wanting to get divorce doneOpposing counsel sent over a document which I expected to be a "Separation Agreement" or "Settlement Agreement". However the heading said "Post-Nuptial Agreement", which as I understand it, is typically used to create an agreement after the parties are married and want to protect assets individually, etc. but are not planning to get a divorce.I am preparing my response and have changed the header to "Settlement Agreement". I have carefully read the entire document and revised some biased language already. The following statement appears in the fourth paragra"WHEREAS, the parties desire hereby to determine and settle issues of child custody, visitation and support, as well as their respective property rights, and all other rights, claims and obligations arising from their marital relationship, without affecting the rights of either party to file a suit for divorce in a court of competent jurisdiction."My question is if the last part of the sentence SHOULD read: ".....claims and obligations arising from their marital relationship, IN ORDER TO FILE SUIT FOR A DIVORCE IN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION."....since we are going to divorce. Or, does it make any difference at all.Thanks.

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Law Tutor, Esq.

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I want to include adultery in the grounds for divorce. Does

I want to include adultery in the grounds for divorce. Does this answer really affect anything?

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Lucy, Esq.

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