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Connecticut Family Law question. My wife has filed a divorce

Connecticut Family Law question.Hello,My wife has filed a divorce against me in the State of CT and we have a prenuptial that reads:"f. In the unfortunate circumstance that the marriage shall be dissolved throughdivorce, the following agreement regarding alimony is considered fair and equitable bythe parties to this document due to the contribution of Yvette to the start-up and successof the business:1. Marriage of less than one year - No alimony shall be paid to either party.2. Marriage of 1-3 years - Pierre shall pay alimony in the amount of 20% ofPierre's net income.'~Oj 3. Marriage of more than 3 years - Pierre shall pay alimony in the amount of kbr \J5"Z j6% of the Pierre's net income."The attorney who prepared this pre-nuptial attached a cover letter stating:"You have an agreement regarding alimony should the marriage dissolve, however there is noend date stated in the document. Is the alimony for 5 years, 15 years, or lifetime? If acourt is required to resolve a dispute in this area, it will look heavily toward the length ofthe marriage and the assets of the parties. It is very unusual for long term or lifetimealimony to be granted these days unless there is a stay at home spouse with no goodearning potential or there is some special circumstance (illness or disability) which makesit necessary."I have had major health issue (2 cancer, brain tumor and sugery) and had to stop my business and file a Chapter 13 that's been approved.My wife and I have been married for 10 years but separated for practically 7 years, visiting each other from time to time. She's residing in Connecticut and I am a FL resident since 2006.She's been the manager of her LLC and self-supporting since we met.How can I fight the alimony to reduce the duration or even the grant ?I cannot afford a lawyer and presently discussing about mediation with my wife.Thank you for helping.

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If a couple is legally separated, living in separate homes

If a couple is legally separated, living in separate homes and not in contact with one another, how much liability does one have to financially care for the other. Specifically, a man is dying. He is in Idaho in a hospice situation. He and his wife are legally separated. She lives in Everett, WA. She is retired from federal service. He is about to die. She is attempting to sell her home and downsize. He is not on the deed for the house. She had it long before they were married. In fact they have not co-signed any financial documents. He has not provided life insurance. So, the question is does she have assume his financial obligations after his death.

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My husband has set aside 500.00 a month in social security

My husband has set aside 500.00 a month in social security and 50,000 life insurance, can he change that, as long as we are married, but I leave

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My husband had a previous Founded cps report involving our

My husband had a previous Founded cps report involving our children approx 1 year ago. A daughter told her therapist some things that ended in a another report to cps. We separated and for now I am in family home. Is there anyway to have a visitation or parenting plan before legal separation or divorce? Visits need to be supervised of course. Its just that both legal separation or divorce can drag out in court and I have limited income. So trying to make best decisions I can to move forward. Thank you!!

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My husband is active duty army and has had affairs. He

my husband is active duty army and has had affairs. He hasn't even moved all his stuff out of the house and we have not filled any paperwork yet and he has used family money to move his girlfriend in with him.

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My wife and I are in the middle of separation and what

Hello, my wife and I are in the middle of separation and what appears to be a divorce at some point. I have been staying away from the home to keep peace all while she, the kids and mother in law stay there. Unfortunately, she is keeping the kids from me and haven't saw or spoke to them in 2 weeks. Is there anything I can do about this? We are still married so hope so.

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Greetings, This is a family law question in NJ. I am

Greetings,This is a family law question in NJ. I am considering divorce by bed and board and realize this is not a complete divorce.I have a chronic, expensive medical condition and want to keep the medical insurance coverage.I am unable to find anywhere in the basic insuring agreements ( I found some type of policy online) or even during a search whether or not Cigna PPO excludes or does not recognize this type of legal separation. I understand many insurance companies do accept and allow coverage to continue with bed and board. I am having trouble finding language anywhere that address this.. (also, yes, I am aware most bed and board separation agreements eventually turn into a full divorce)..In short, ,my question is;1. Where can I look to find language on divorce from bed and board in relationship to my medical coverage for Cigna PPO, NJ.?On that note, is there anything else I should be aware of with regards ***** ***** medical coverage?thank you Dee.

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My husband and I separated in 02/2016, with permanent

My husband and I separated in 02/2016, with permanent different addresses. He is opening credit cards in his name only, however, he says this is still "marital property" and I would be just as responsible for payment when we divorce. Is this true?

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TJ. I think I am beginning to figure out how JustAnswers

TJ. I think I am beginning to figure out how JustAnswers works, and have done what I needed to do on your behalf.For background, I am 71 years old, my wife is 56. She did not work out side the home for many years, but is now employed full time for the Jacksonville Fl. city government , making about $50,000. She had twin children when we married about 10 years ago. Both have graduated from college and the boy is now in medical school at UF.I was in the Army for 7 years and was 50% combat disabled in Vietnam . I the went on to manage football stadiums, 22 years at RFK in Washington DC, and the 15 years in Jacksonville, from 1996 (when they got the Jaguars) until 2010 when I turned 65. I then consulted for several years and in 2012 purchased a dilapidated flour mill in Wytheville, Va. This September, after much work and expense,the Mill should be added to National Historic Registry. I enjoy what I'm doing here, my wife much prefers Jacksonville and being close to her twins. Thus the current situation.Now to my question, because of my career in the military and in DC, I am covered under the Civil Service retirement plan. Since our marriage I have covered my wife and children under the Civil Service medical plan, which she can keep, so long as we are still married. I have also covered my wife under the Annuity plan from which she would receive about $2,000 a month upon my death. Also, if we are married when I die,she would receive about $1700 per month from Social Security as my widow.The cost me to do this is about $700 per month to pay for her medical coverage and Annuity from Civil Service.I am covered for medical thru Medicare and the VA due to my disability.I know I have no plan to get married again, and my wife says she had no plan to ever remarry(I would be husband #4). So it seems to me if we can work out a legal separation, that would be much better for her; for not much difference for me either way, except l would save $700 a month.Sorry for this long winded email, but my question is how and who could you recommend to do a legal separation in Fl? I would also like an account to work out the financial terms, as we own several properties in Florida and the mill in Va. Do the rules of an equitable division apply? I know an answer to all of the is easily worth $30.00 Thanks, Bob

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