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LADY LAWYER : Your husband can still get a divorce in the long one of you contest it but it will take him a longer time to do it.
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LADY LAWYER : *that should say, "in the long run"--on an ipad with autocorrect :)
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how long would he have to wait
LADY LAWYER : that depends on how hard you make it for him. If you keep delaying things and the judge keeps making you all go back to mediation, it could be years.
LADY LAWYER : Usually though, it is about a year.
can I put stipulations in a divorce
LADY LAWYER : Yes.
LADY LAWYER : Depends on what they are, of course, but stipulations are allowed.
I need his benefits since my meds would be impossible for me to buy,also I would like 1/2 of his pension from his work (we were married for 33 years and he left me for another woman while I was recovering from cancer surgery
LADY LAWYER : I am so sorry to hear that. You are entitled to an equitable share of the pension for all the years you two were married. Generally, that would be half. Also, you can get benefits as well. Those are usually awarded by the court. If he won't agree to them, the court will award them as long as you ask them to.
good and thank you for your answers
LADY LAWYER : You're very welcome. I wish you all the best and that you continue to recover from your cancer.
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