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I'm going through a divorce me and wife came to a partial agreement

I'm going through a divorce me and wife came to a partial agreement through mediation after that my wife changed her mind and fired her attorney I objected to the withdraw until her lawyer submitted aggreement to be sign by judge but that never happen a year later and still no visitation with kids we go back to court we went back to settle financial agreement but my with and her lawyers was making attempts for me not to have any custody unless I agree to her demands an undress I signed the aggreement there were also errors that the judge didn't catch nor did anyone catch the custody aggreement already in place and had the courts recognized and wouldn't been under duress to sign I ask lawyer to file appeal and he withdrew from case and now I'm lost

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MY HUSBAND WAS DIVORCED IN 2014 JANUARY. HE WAS ORDERED TO

MY HUSBAND WAS DIVORCED IN 2014 JANUARY. HE WAS ORDERED TO PAY ALIMONY OF $1500.00 PER MONTH FOR 3 YEARS SO THE EX WIFE COULD GET ON HER FEET. IN NOVEMBER 2014 THE EX WIFE WAS REMARRIED IN A EXPENSIVE CEREMONY. THE ATTORNEY TOLD US TO STOP ALIMONY THAT MONTH SINCE GEORGIA LAW STATES THAT IT IS ABOLISHED UPON REMARRIAGE WITHOUT MODIFICATION. WE FILED IN OCTOBER 2015 FOR MODIFICATION OF CHILD SUPPORT SINCE MY HUSBANDS OLDEST CHILD ALREADY TURNED 18 IN FEB 2015.ON FRIDAY IN GEORGIA COURT WITH A DIFFERENT JUDGE PRESIDING, THIS JUDGE SAID MY HUSBAND SHOULD HAVE CONTINUED TO PAY ALIMONY AND THAT THE WORDING IS A LUMP SUM BUT IT WAS NOT. HELP

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I am in a divorce proceeding and my husband has a substantial

I am in a divorce proceeding and my husband has a substantial trust setup in his family trust through his parents. My divorce attorney is stating that this trust cannot be considered in equitable distribution. We reside in Minnesota. My husband abandoned the family, became addicted to drugs and alcohol, was involved in several affairs while in the marriage and engaged in illegal activity. I am being advise none of this is admissible in Family Court. I was a stay at home mom and did everything in regard to the home, personal tasks and the raising of the kids for 27 years. My husband made a good living so our lifestyle was upscale but he did not plan financially for our future because he had the trust. Since the abandonment and his problems, he know claims a substainally lower salary. He knows that once the divorce is finalized he can access his trust which is in the million. I, on the other hand, am working a minimum wage sales clerk job, have the house on the market and am handling all the sale, and struggling to make ends meet let alone worrying about my future and where I will go and what I will do to support myself. I have a degree in marketing that I have not used since the marriage so my earning ability is limited. Can I sue him in Civil Court or another court to introduce all that has happened and gain additional financial restitution from that forum?

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Question, I have been divorced since February 2014. I have

Question, I have been divorced since February 2014. I have to pay lump sum alimony in gross payable in 5 years. Is there an out for this if she is cohabitating with someone now? If so, how do I proceed?

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I have been with my husband years now and

I have been with my husband for 25 years now and for reasons that I feel are justified, I want a divorce. I can't prove any grounds, nor are my personal grounds legal grounds. He will have to agree to "Irreconcilable Differences". My question is this: since my only source of income is our small business, and if he won't agree to divorce, what rights do I have as far a financial support when I leave him (I can't work with him if I can't even live with him.)

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I am a nurse making 59,000 per year and my spouse is self employed.

I am a nurse making 59,000 per year and my spouse is self employed. I am considering divorce due to his alcoholism. He only makes about 10-18,000 per year after all of his tax deductions. I do not want to pay alimony. We have been married 25 years and he has been self employed long. Would I have to pay alimony????

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I have been married over 20 years and am now considering divorce.

I have been married over 20 years and am now considering divorce. I live in Tennessee and have 3 minor children that live at home with me and one child is serving a church mission overseas that I support him on ($400/month). I am a registered nurse and work full time, but make almost 1/2 of what my husband brings home. Him=$115,000 Me=$61,500. I have recently been diagnosed with a chronic and permanent medical condition called Meniere's disease, and this will affect my earning /employment capability across my lifetime. Is there a way to ensure alimony for life instead of just a few years? Is there any "facts" or "outliers" that may be on my side for receiving this? He has been caught on several "affair websites" as well as on dating sites. Does this help me any? Also, he lives in Pennsylvania (SINCE 9/)2010. Left here to take a federal job and pay off debt- was supposed to only be gone a year, but turned into 4 years due to debt. I don't think he has been very dedicated to trying to find a job here in Tennessee, but he does visit home monthly since he was caught on the websites in August. I'd be glad to provide further detail if needed, but I've been told by other attorneys that he has "abandoned the marriage/household" and I was wondering if this will help me with alimony? Do I need to make sure I get a Tennessee lawyer to answer my question or does it matter?

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I was divorced in May 2011. Married nearly 28 years. My ex

I was divorced in May 2011. Married nearly 28 years. My ex is now claiming he has lost his job. He claims he is on unemployment. After 28 years of marriage I only received 800.00 a month for 10 years. And a car. I didn't fight for anything more because his attorney told mine that my ex claimed he would leave the country and I wouldn't get anything. He wants to settle for 20,000.00 or he will file for moderation. He owns 2 lots in an RV park, a, truck, a jeep, a motorcycle, the bus we lived in for 9 years, a boat and last I heard he also owned fifth wheel. These are the only things I know of. He has also taken several trips since he lost his job, one being an Alaskan cruise. He went through my inheritance of 300,000.00. Which for some reason was not important during the divorce. I have no money and work very hard. I was told by a Tennessee attorney that if my ex is wanting to modify he will have to file himself and he will have to prove that I can make it on less. Is this true? I am sorry for such a lengthy letter, I am very weary of him taking advantage of me more than he already has. Thank you, ***** ***** (***) ***-**** email: *****@******.***

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My husband is retired with about 30 million dollars tied up

My husband is retired with about 30 million dollars tied up in investments and such. We have 2 biological children, aged 16 and 14. He is now a Florida resident and I am a Pa resident. We are still married. We have been married for 17 years. I have always been a stay at home mother with no income. I did sign a pre-nup. What would the law give me in a divorce?

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