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I've been married since 1999 2 children 13/14 Husband was a

I've been married since 19992 children 13/14Husband was a 17 percent equity partner before the marriage now he is a 33 percent equity partnerValue about 1.3 millionMakes between 225 and 325 hundred grand a yearMany perksHe has 3 separate bank accounts that t in his name only - I haven't told him I knowI stayed home with my kids for three years and then went back to work. I'm a NYC teacher 18 years in 90 grand a year I make plus a pension I don't know if i can do it anymore - I'd like to quit but the money is too goodI may not have a choice because the system is writing up poor ratings for senior teachers2 years ago I was hospitalized with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. At 47 I had my first maniac episode I was advised to go in because I was delusional and maniac. What caused this was a real bad harassment episode at work and my husband - my internet accounts were broken intoMy husband allowed someone to have our Apple ID and they accessed my online notebook within the app. They read my private thoughts as well as my work notes Many work notes related to the harassment were erased Things would go missing in my house. I believe MMy husband hired someone as a PI He did many cruel things that led to my hospitalization but on record he will appear as the concerned husband and I the sick patientBefore the hospitalization he was real apologeticBought me a bunch of stuff and wrote some sort of affirmation that was filed with the court. It said I was entitled to half his assets - should he live in the marital residence with the kids he would pay me 25 percent of his salaryIn 2008 after he got us in trouble with the IRS he wrote me something similar about my entitlement to half of all his assetsMy son plays ice hockey 6 days a week my husband does all of that and has been manager of the team. They go away about two weekends a month It's really expensive but it's really good for my son My son has some high school prep schools who are interested in offering him a partial scholarship on a few years from now. I love my son but our relationship is distant as I never see himI take care of my daughter. She is in 9 th grade and is an excellent student and plays travel soccor. I take her to practices and tournaments but her schedule is half as full as my sonsMy husband does many chores around the houseHe takes care of the supermarket. We both do laundry and he makes breakfast for the kids in the morning. I take care of dinner for my daughter and if my son is home - which he is usually not - I'll take care of his dinner as well. We do eat out or order often We both take the kids to the doctorWhen the kids were younger I helped them with their homework moreI don't believe that I will get sole custodyTherefore it would be joint - am I entitled to any income from him should the marriage splitWill I have to pay for my sons prep school and my daughters should my husband get sole custodyCredit card bills- mine r high as he does not pay mine off the way he pays his off Should I be concerned about this ?the money he makes pays the billsThe money I make is saved or pays for extrasI have 100 grand in my savings ready to invest for usI put away 25 percent of my income in a retirement system- currently there is 300 grand in thereI have a pension / I know he gets halfThe jewelry I boughtSome artInheritance - my mom passed and left me some money- if I leave it separate will it be considered martial property?I have spent a significant amount of money on jewelry since we've been married - around 35 grand in 13 years I have bought it with te money I earned at work. He is aware - but after the factI know this jewelry is a marital assetAre there any other consequences for my behavior?He spends very we'll himself- of all our years together - paying a mortgage of 2300 a month on an income of at least 250 a year he had saved s total of 100 thousand dollars towards his retirement and his equity in his firmHe has many perks at work - season ranger tickets that he sells access to other thingsMy concern is how will my spending be viewed?all my money is his and accountableMy pensionMy 300 grand in retirementA portion of my stock that I had before we were married100 grand in my bank accountAnd all he had is 100 grand in retirement. He isent concerned about his future because he is counting on the equity in his firmFor spending how far back do they go? 3 years7 years?If I retire with a disability from the doe will he still be entitled to that pension? What other consequences may arise ?Is there a chance of maintenance ?I've paid our health insurance for years - his firm has not given him a credit. Can I collect on that and if so. How far back?Any chance of getting any equity in his firm?What is the best way to find a lawyer and what do I need to do now to prepare myself?

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Sue

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I live in PA. I received this week email from my wife about

I live in PA.I received this week email from my wife about divorce.We have son, 5 years old.I want to receive shared physical custody after divorce for my son.I can work from home 2 days per week to take care about kid and I can always work shifted hours(7.30-3.30) to be able to pick son from kindergarden.I'm not sure if it's enough to fight for my custody.Can i present in court facts, that i can get a babysitter, or ask god mother or mother in law for help when it's required on day. If no, what others options could be considered in my case

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FamilyAnswer

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Child custody: Please explain details of having primary

Child custody:Please explain details of having primary physical custody and- details of joint legal custody

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TJ, Esq.

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JA: . How can we help? Customer: I had a question regarding

hiJA: Hello. How can we help?Customer: I had a question regarding sole legal custodyJA: OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: I had shared legal and shared physical custody.JA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: but in a masters conference today, I was petitioning to modify the visitation schedule as my oldest is 23, then 22, and the youngest is 15. so only applies to youngestJA: Is there anything else important you think the Family Lawyer should know?Customer: the master threw in a "suggestion" to give my ex sole legal custody.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.Customer: he said it was so she could make important medical decisions for urgent care. but I didn't realize the other ramifications of what that meant.

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Attorney2

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I have some legal custody of my 13-year-old son and joint

I have some legal custody of my 13-year-old son and joint 50/50 physical custody of him with my ex. My son has behavioral issues that get exacerbated when he is with my ex. He lies, steal, vandalizes personal property and gets aggressive with her. He doesn't display these behaviors when he is with me. Just this afternoon (this is my weekend with him)we were passing by her house and he said he needed to use the bathroom so he knocked on her door and entered her house. He is angry with her for taking his smart phone away and he confronted her about it. Despite my pleadings she wouldn't stop engaging with him and things escalated. The police were called to come out and speak with him. My legal question is, he is supposed to go be with my ex the next two days and do I have legal authority as sole legal custodian to say he will not be going to her house and staying with me instead or would this be interfering with her visitation rights?

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Olivia Kent

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If my exhusband and I have shared physical custody, but he

If my exhusband and I have shared physical custody, but he makes twice as much as I do, can I ask for any child support?

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LegalGems

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I live in New York state, and my husband and I are recently

I live in New York state, and my husband and I are recently separated (not legally). As of right now, we discussed sharing physical custody of our two children. JA: OK. The Family Lawyer will be able to help you. Have you consulted a lawyer yet? Customer: I have not JA: Tell us what else you do know and the Family Lawyer will be able to better assist you. Customer: Do I need to have something drawn up legally as far as the custody is concerned, or can it just be a verbal agreement between us both? JA: Is there anything else important you think the Family Lawyer should know? Customer: We have been married for almost 14 years, our children are 11 and 9 JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two. I'll let you know when it is your turn.

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P. Simmons

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I have a bit of a complicated support question. I live in

I have a bit of a complicated support question. I live in PA. I am a divorced mother of 3 children. In the initial support order all 3 children were on a 50/50 custody split and my ex paid me child support. The initial percentage split was 83 percent HIscost and 17 my cost in ratio of combined salary. To the best of my knowledge he says child care is 1000 a month even though I do not use any child care as have my work schedule set so I am home when needed to be. He makes a LOT more money then I do almost4x my current salary. He is covering the health care costs thru his work for the children. I am going to give a GUESS of about 500 a month in his out of pocket costs for health insurance thru his company. In the past year one of my children no longer followsthe custody arrangement and has been living with their father. the other 2 continue to follow the 50/50 schedule. I just recieved from my lawyer office and unfortuanlly cant get a hold of her until Tuesday a court summons for a support hearing. In it thereis a paragraph that says. "That since the entry of the said ORDER, the circumstances have changed, namely: H**** resides with the Defendant and M**** and G**** reside with the Defendant 50% and with Plaintiff 50% AS a result, Defendant, S***** is entitledto support from Plantiff Karen." OK here are my questions I hope I have provided enough background information so that you can help me. IF my ex wins does that mean I am losing alll child support for all 3 and then have to pay him on top of that? or Does thismean that what will likely happen is a re calculation of child support. As I take a guess something along the lines of . It is (using hypothetical numbers)..... Based on combined salary calculations each child would be 1000 in total support. Then take thatnumber and using the Percentage of the 2 salaries deem how much each parent should be contributing. So again for ease of calculations and using a rounded amount of what we had before. it was an 80 / 20 split. IN this case would pay me 2400 for the 3 children. But doing the recalculation of what I am hoping is the case. HE would owe me 1600 for the 2 children and I would owe him 200 for the child that is primarily in his cusotoday meaning I would get about 1400 a month in recalculated costs. I KNOW this is confusingI have tried to be as clear as possible. Thank you for your time and help in this matter. Sincerely Karen

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LegalGems

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I have a problem with what I consider a social path ex wife!

I have a problem with what I consider a social path ex wife! We were married for 16 years and she knows my social security number, my email and took that over with password ***** and I'm not good with computers! We were divorced and I'm the father! Joint custody with mother having visitation rights! She has made false statements before! She got remarried to another man overseas and took my daughter to indoor skydiving place which needed parents consent and she used her new husband last name and daughter won a certificate which she can have framed! I was very upset to say the least! Is it legal? Can I sue her? Can I request company to correct the name because daughter was happy about award but I was very upset

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