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I have a question regarding legal separation and divorce in

I have a question regarding legal separation and divorce in the State of Wisconsin?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: wisconsinJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: legal separation was filed 2 years agoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am jointly (with my ex) filing a stipulation to turn into a divorce...however I just discovered that I have to wait 6 months prior to getting remarried. at the time of the legal separation- I was told I only had to wait 6 months following the legal separation. I need help because I was planning on getting married in June?

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My girlfriend has been living apart from her husband for the

my girlfriend has been living apart from her husband for the last 8 months. they are not divorced or legally separated but will start going to a mediator later this month. they coparent their 10 year old son. should her husband have been giving her maintenance support for the last 8 months and can she have it retro payed for that time.

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My husband of almost 28 years and I are separated. We have

My husband of almost 28 years and I are separated. We have four grown children, my daughter, the youngest is,in her first year of college. We don't any longer own a house together (deed in lieu of foreclosure). He has been retired 6 + years from the state of CT department of corrections, he receives a monthly pension but has not worked a steady job or brought in additional income, with the exception of some side jobs a few years ago. I work full time as a medical assistant. For approximately 23 years he has had a drug addiction that has caused financial and emotional wreckage.We separated in November 2016 . In the last few years I have controlled to the best of my ability our money. He had been agreeable to this as money is a trigger to him. Despite my best efforts, he has obtained money from our accounts or convinced family and friends to loan him money which we had pay back, made car insurance claims for cash falsely, gotten credit cards and loans, sold his wedding ban, vehicles and other items without my knowledge to obtain drugs and received drugs with the "promise to pay" being harassed and threatened if he didn't. He puts himself in extremely dangerous situations to obtain his drug, lives almost a double life. I want to protect myself financially and my concern is if someone gets hurt because of his actions, what effect could that have on me financially. I live in Massachusetts. I do rely on his,monthly pension. Is there anything I can do to protect myself until I decide what I should do. I have not filed for divorce yet at this time and wasn't sure if legal separation would be advised?

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I want to file a legal separation can that stop my husband

I want to file a legal separation can that stop my husband sneaking into my homeJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ctJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not yet but he wont help me with the divorce cost he left in decemberJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: hecommi he committed aldultry

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I am sending this on behalf of my daughter since I already

I am sending this on behalf of my daughter since I already had an acct setup. My daughter had been served divorce papers from her husband who lives in Florida and she has lived in Pa for the last 2.5 years. There are no assets to split up and no children involved. She had left him to move back up to Pa with us after she found out he was seeing another woman. She signed a release for him to buy a house in Florida as a sign of good faith as Florida makes the spouse sign off if they are not yet divorced. She requested for him to pay her for personal items that she had to leave behind since she flew home and he would not send them to her. She received a check for 3,000 dollars. He referred to this in an email to her as extortion which it was not! He is represented by an attorney and my daughter is not since it was to be a uncontested simple divorce. Everything was fine until it was determined that they both had to do financial statements for it to go before the court in Florida. She received his financial statement and found to hersurprise how much he was making and that she was suppose to see this financial report before even signing any initial papers. In lieu of his assets and how much he has made in the past two years she wanted to request alimony. He took her off his medical insurance soon after they separated which has caused her to be without medical insurance and she has had many medical issues and hospitalizations that we or she has had to pay for. Is it too late for her to request alimony? Can she still retain counsel? She had notified both her spouse and his attorney recently before she would do her financial statement for (which she literally has tons of debt and may need to declare bankruptcy) that she wanted to talk to a lawyer about all this. She then received a E-service from the Florida court today that a final hearing has been scheduled for May 1st in Florida? She literally has just started a new job 3 weeks ago and has struggled to get back on her feet. Can she contact the court to delay this hearing before as she is contacting attorneys right now??

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Foundational Info: spouse abandoned marriage, moved to

Foundational Info:spouse abandoned marriage, moved to previous address March 2017.As per her insistence upon abandonment "re Family healthplan premium affordability," I cancelled spouse's health plan coverage policy (Kaiser) from Family to Single coverage for me resuming 5-1-17; her coverage ends midnight April 30, 2017: To date she has been paying her part of the Kaiser Family Premium = $876/mine =$551 = $1427)My former employer retirement association -- which manages my Kaiser healthplan -- says they can't notify her of cancelled health insurance at her new address, unless we are legally separated.Official Separation, to my knowledge, can't occur until disso docs are filed after she is served.They suggest I should in interim send her a copy of the form they sent me verifying her cancellation from the Family coverage so she is on notice her coverage is cancelled.Retirement association states that if she insists on attempting to present for and does receive Kaiser healthcare services via her Kaiser card after May 1, 2017, that since I am Primary on the plan, I am financially responsible for any med bills she may incur even though she is no longer covered. I am not financially able to pay any uncovered med care she may incur.What might the interruption for this be re my Kaiser financial responsibility, if any, for any med services she may receive ininsured beginning May 1, 2017?

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My sister obtained a legal separation in 2001 in South

My sister obtained a legal separation in 2001 in South Dakota. It says that they are each solely responsible for the payment of any and all debts incurred them, respectively, subsequent to the date of separation, that being August 1st, 2001.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: My question is if this is still binding today. Will she be responsible for any of his debts in the event of his death??JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: They both live in South Dakota.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Also, would he be able to get involved in her estate in the event of her death?

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I have some questions about legal separation in the state of

I have some questions about legal separation in the state of Maryland, and what the specific guidelines are in this state.I have started some paperwork but I'm unclear on how to proceed.Separation, or file a divorce papers, and what is required in terms of physical separation for each of these.We have two children, my husband is not supportive of my decision, and I suspect may delay or be non-responsive to my decision.Thanks in advance for your advice-

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I have been sepetated for 11 years and not divorced. Been

I have been sepetated for 11 years and not divorced. Been living alone for 6 years. I want to buy a small house. I need a document for ex husband sign that he isnt responsible for debt and not intetested in marital asset house. A attorney i have to do a full disclosure and a fee of 1500. If i could afford that i would just get divorced.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: The house will be 100 percent loan.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: FlJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just want the one document for title company and loan

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