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I had a fight with my wife and we were discussing divorce.

I had a fight with my wife and we were discussing divorce. She threatened to quit her job and to move to another county with our son.We were married only about 6 months. I heard that in this case I will pay spousal support equal to 1/2 of our marriage. Does it mean I would have to pay for 3 months?Is court going to take into consideration that she quit her job on purpose in order to decrease her income and make me pay her spousal support and bigger child support?

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Sure, I am in Texas, but I think the question is about

Sure JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location. Customer: I am in Texas, but I think the question is about Louisiana JA: Has anything been filed or reported? Customer: Not yet JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you? Customer: NoMy children's father passed away a few weeks ago and owed back child support. A month before his death, he received an insurance settlement, but neglected to place the funds in his own bank account to avoid paying. I have been unsuccessful in locating the funds (I assume he hid it in his wife's bank account). In any case, I would like to place a lien on their home to collect payment in the event that the home is sold in the future. Do I necessarily have to wait until probate is opened on his estate to do this? I don't think that this will happen because he had no other assets. I called the courts in Louisiana and they were not much help. I need to know whether I can place a lien on community property and how to go about doing so.

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I obtained an order for child support in Arizona and it was

I obtained an order for child support in Arizona and it was only made effective as of February of 2017 but he stopped supporting our kids since December. Can I appeal and request for it to be made as of December?

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I have a post judgement where I did not have a Ostler,

I have a post judgement where I did not have a Smith Ostler, received a layoff notice, filed for child support modification, received the severance 1 month later, what will the court do and what are related cases as I can not be the only one in the this situation?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have talked to several lawyers and I can not get a straight answer so I am looking for related severance cases.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: basically, I am unemployed so how will the judge treat my severance package on my May 18th hearing.

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How much alimony am I entitled to after 17+ years of

How much alimony am I entitled to after 17+ years of marriage. My husband is a cardiologist and makes 6 times more money than I do. He is 70 years old and still works and I am 66.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Reported?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Like what?

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I am trying to see what it would take to go back to court

hiJA: Hello. How can we be of help?Customer: I am trying to see what it would take to go back to court and try to get child support I have been divorced almost 5 years and at the time I waived child supportJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: illinis illinoisJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I was divorced in 2012 I have not done anything sine that I was told I could go back to court for support not for maintenance but for support my expenses are much higher than my ex - he lives with this mother he does take my son 50 percent of the time however I pay for all insurance etc- he is supposed to be giving me half and I am always chasing him and never get any moeyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just seeing if I went back to court if there was any possibility they would make me pay him I cant afford for that to happen I don't know what he makes but concerned I that is It

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I recently learned my husband had an encounter with a woman

Good Evening. I recently learned my husband had an encounter with a woman prior to us being married and there is a now a question of paternity for a 2 year old child.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: Texas We have a 3 year old sonJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: A correspondence came from the AG last week for a child support review conference scheduled for Apr 17.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am considering filing for divorce. We are currently separated. I would liked to ask for temporary child support. Will the AG request have any bearing on my actions or the outcome if they have yet to establish paternity?

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My ex husband and I have 50/50 joint custody of my 9 year

My ex husband and I have 50/50 joint custody of my 9 year old daughter. Our divorce agreement was that I would receive 50% of his paycheck. I have already paid taxes on it over the years, but what if I used part of that money to take care of my daughter? Would I still be required to be taxed on his payment?

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I have another question regarding the proper procedure for

Hi again,I have another question regarding the proper procedure for collecting unpaid shared expenses. My original parenting plan was finalized Feb 23, 2008 and I think the laws have changed, so I don't know if I am able to enforce my childrens' father's payment of his share of medical, educational, sports, clothing expenses.. The wording in my parenting plan is as follows:"Reason for Deviation From Standard CalculationThe child support amount ordered in paragraph 3.5 deviates from the standard calculation for the following reasons:The children spend a significant amount of time with the parent who is obligated to make a support transfer payment. The deviation does not result in insufficient funds in the receiving parent's household to meet the basic needs of the children. The children do not receive public assistance.The factual basis for these reasons is as follows: The parents share custody equally, the obligee earns more than the oblior, and the obligor will reimburse the obligee for his proportionate share of daycare/preschool, agreed upon extracurricular activities and health insurance premiums."My concern is that it only specifies health insurance premiums whereas now (I had it changed January 18, 2017 because I now have full custody) parenting plans state that all uninsured medical costs need to be shared. According to our original plan his proportionate share was 42.4% and mine was 58.5%.I have only kept records since 2014 but have a spreadsheet detailing all medical, educational, extracurricular, and clothing expenses that I have paid for in full while he did not contribute.I cannot seem to find any forms online in order to start the enforcement process (only contempt and I do not think that should be my first approach). I asked DCS for help, but they said they cannot enforce it unless it is a set, dollar amount.Thanks for any guidance.

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