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I have been married for 5 years and we have 2 kids age

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Hello. I have been married for 5 years and we have 2 kids age 2years old and 5 years old. I am a stay at home mother for the past year and a half. My husband has committed infidelity in the marriage and continue to do so. I just want to know my options in this situation. Divorce or legal separation because I have no income.
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Ohio
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Yes I have filed for legal separation and withdraw the file, because he wanted it to work it out.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: also he filed a DV against me couple months ago, but he haven't went to any of the court hearings. I have my last one on Thursday.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  RayAnswers replied 10 months ago.

Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.Please bear with me a few moments while I review your question and respond.

Expert:  RayAnswers replied 10 months ago.

You should just file for divorce and seek spousal and child support.You can file

yourself here if you have too.

To file, the Plaintiff will need:

Form 7 - Complaint for divorce with Children (Word | PDF)

Form 3 - Parenting Proceeding Affidavit (Word | PDF)

Form 1 - Affidavit of Income and Expenses (Word | PDF)

Form 2 - Affidavit of Property (Word | PDF)

Form 4 – Health Insurance Affidavit (Word | PDF)

DR Form 28/Juvi Form 10 – Request for Service (Word | PDF)

When filing, the Plaintiff may need:

Form 5 - Motion and Affidavit or Counter Affidavit for Temporary Orders (Word | PDF)
(not required, but should be filed if party wishes to have order in place during the pendency of the case)

Expert:  RayAnswers replied 10 months ago.

I don't really see any reason to file for legal separation, divorce would allow you to start over here.You can file yourself if you cannot afford a lawyer.I am so sorry that you are having to deal with all of t his.

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Expert:  LegalGems replied 10 months ago.

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