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I receive child support and spousal support through a post

I receive child support and spousal support through a post nuptial agreement between myself and my (now separated but soon to be divorced) spouse. I'm planning to leave the family home (which I was awarded per the agreement) and move into a rental property. The rental property is owned by a man I am dating but he does not live there. We are not cohabitating and do not plan to even when I move into his second home which is located one hour away from his primary residence. Am I at risk of forfeiting my spousal support because I pay rent to my boyfriend to live at this separate home?

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When a divorce is uncontested - does this automatically

When a divorce is uncontested - does this automatically protect my pension? Or must i attach my postnuptual to the uncontested application showing we agree nothing is equitable unless we join names.

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I have a post nuptial agreement that stipulates that Under

I have a post nuptial agreement that stipulates that Under my trust I am the sole owner of my home.In California, does this mean I will NOT have to give any part of my home to my soon-to-be-ex-husband? I have owned my home for 34 years and I was married approximately 2.5 years.Yana

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I live in Michigan. My husband is co-signing loan on a house

I live in Michigan. My husband is co-signing for a loan on a house for my stepdaughter.My husband and I file Taxes jointly and that info was given to the broker( and the plan is will be given to the bank).Could I be held personally responsible if my stepdaughter defaults? I have some independent assets and am concerned that they will be considered community propertry with my husband and between then and the joint return, am concerned that I might be held responsible if there is a defrault on the loan.Are my concerns valid?Does it matter whether he is the only one actually signing the papers?Thank you

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I have some questions regarding marriage: I am planning to

I have some questions regarding marriage:I am planning to marry my girlfriend later this summer. Our initial arrangement was to do a dual religious (Muslim) and civil (court marriage). There are some differences between the two systems especially when it comes to custody and financial arrangements. My questions are as follows:1. Regarding custody: in the event we had kids and we end up divorcing, which of the 2 laws will be the main court reference? Should that be outlined beforehand or the system is default for everyone2. Regarding financial arrangements: it is my understanding that with the religious system, a financial agreement needed to be made before marriage, where a dowry and financial compensation in the event of divorce are made. Can these arrangement be made in form of prenuptial agreement? Who would write such an agreement, a lawyer or the religious clerk performing the wedding ceremony? The arrangement is for this agreement to supersede any other arrangement3. We might end up accelerating the wedding plans. Would it be possible to proceed with the wedding for now and add the prenuptial agreement later (1-2 years down the line) or should it be pre-specified before marriage.

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We live in California. I inherited a piece of property from

We live in California. I inherited a piece of property from my family in 1998. I got married later that same year. We have a pre-nup, but I don't really have much faith in it since it was done quickly without a lawyers review. The property was subsequently specifically put into a family trust as 'HUSBAND'S SEPARATE PROPERTY'. It was taken out of the trust for recording of mortgages (2005), and then put back in as sole and my separate property. This property became a rental property in 2002. I've been diligent in keeping the transactions for this separate from our joint account for a few years. I have to admit the money from the rental was used quite a bit to keep us afloat. I have come to the point where I need to sell the property because I have been unemployed for years. Once the property gets sold is there a special way I should handle the proceeds to keep it protected from my wife in case she now sees some available money and decides she wants a divorce? Should I take the property out of the trust first to sell it, so I am the one selling it instead of the family trust?

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I have a post nuptial agreement based on which I thought I

I have a post nuptial agreement based on which I thought I was secure but things are not turning out the way i thought. I have always been the higher earning spouse and my husband over the last 2-3 years started to threaten me with divorce and alimony and devision of assets etc. Based on these threats we signed a post nuptial agreement which I did show to my lawyer and I am not sure how well he reviewed it (because my husband wrote it) but he did tell me to go ahead with it. Now that I am stuck, I am not getting much help from him. I can send the post nup for review so I can get an opinion on 2 main clauses which are hurting me the most.

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I've got married three years ago in IL and my husband's

Hi, I've got married three years ago in IL and my husband's properties were bought before the marriage. Now he is signing for a loan to open a business and wants me to co-sign it. I am not a partner in the company. How can I protect my rights and do I have any rights on the property where we live in the case of a divorce?

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I live in New Hampshire with my wife who has filed after

Hi, I live in New Hampshire with my wife who has filed for divorce after five years of marriage. I won the lottery before we got married. I had a pre-nup done before the marriage which stated that she had no entitlement to any of the lottery money. I bought my house in 2013, new, with lottery money and added her to the deed. Well now she is saying she is entitled to half the house which is being sold. I really didn't have a problem with that, until I found out she was having affairs during our short marriage. Now, because of her actions, I don't want her to get anything, as well as half the house which was apprised for $540,000. How can I leangle remove her name from the title. I think we have a final hearing for the divorce to be final on 4-1-16. Thank you

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