Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Family Law Questions
My husband filled divorce papers to me from California. I do
my husband filled divorce papers to me from California. I do not agree with what he is asking me to split in half( credit card, 401k interest, 2016 taxes) I have no idea what any of this is. I have been unable o work during spurts of our marriage due to medical illness. I would like to resquest denial of his request and petition the court to have him pay spousal support, keep me on the health insurance and any other policies he has on me during our marriage. how do I write this to the court? … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
48,393 satisfied customers
My mom and dad have been married for over 30 years. In the
Hi, My mom and dad have been married for over 30 years. In the past 3 years there has been constant infidelity on my dady part and was even arrested for trying to pick up a hooker. My mom is scared th… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
48,393 satisfied customers
I have been married for 10 years. Married in a non community
I have been married for 10 years. Married in a non community property state and within 3 years into the marriage, moved to a community property state. Bought a home, The home has always been in my nam… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,731 satisfied customers
I have a very good friend of mine been separated from his
I have a very good friend of mine been separated from his spouse about two years now. He lives in Baltimore Maryland she lives in Charlotte NC. She filed spousal support and now receiving the support.… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
14,456 satisfied customers
Thank you, My husband is in the military and currently
My husband is in the military and currently resides in Hawaii. He claims Washington State on his W4 (the state where we were married) so he doesn't have to pay income tax. I am currently in Idaho, taking care of my mother who recently lost her leg. He called today to tell me he is filing for divorce in Hawaii. Can he legally do so? … read more
FamilyAttorney
FamilyAttorney
Appellate attorney & former trial lawyer
JD
1,487 satisfied customers
I am going to be separating from my husband and I have a
I am going to be separating from my husband and I have a question about our home. The mortgage is in my name only, however he has been paying it while I pay all other bills of the home. If I leave tem… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
51,050 satisfied customers
My husband has been cheating forever. We have a Las Vegas
Hello, my husband has been cheating forever. We have a Las Vegas marriage license. I am at my breaking point. My house, car are in my name and I always paid the mortgage. Is there anyway I can protect… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,828 satisfied customers
how to remove my current spouse from my home that when we marriage,
how to remove my current spouse from my home that when we marriage, she moved in with me. but the home is owned by me and my deceased spouse. We also signed a prenuptial agreement that she cannot own … read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
14,456 satisfied customers
i bought a house in september 2011 and excluded my wife from
i bought a house in september 2011 and excluded my wife from the title...she left me (our marriage) in november of the same year, we did not divorce but she left for a year and a half to her home coun… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
14,456 satisfied customers
I am a US citizen who live and work in a foreign country. I married a foreign national and
I am a US citizen who live and work in a foreign country. I married a foreign national and now I am ready to retire and return to the US. I want to apply for a green card for my wife. However I am wor… read more
Amber E.
Amber E.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
Have been married for 8 years living together for 18 years
Have been married for 8 years living together for 18 years (10 years prior to getting married). Spouse purchsed home in AZ while we were living together in CA. Married in AZ - I have worked the entire… read more
A-LEGAL-MIND
A-LEGAL-MIND
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
142 satisfied customers
I have been married for 24 years. I lived in state of South
I have been married for 24 years. I lived in state of South Dakota, where my wife now still resides. I legally separated from my wife in March 2012. I admitted having an affair for 2 years and giving … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My husband and I got back together after filing for divorce,
My husband and I got back together after filing for divorce, we have been waiting to sign the papers to dismiss the divorce for 3 weeks. He wants to purchase a piece of property to build a house, he p… read more
Robert
Robert
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
909 satisfied customers
Ive been married 2 1/2 years. I live in superior wi. my husband owned our home befor
I've been married 2 1/2 years. I live in superior wi. my husband owned our home before we married. and owed no morgage. will I be intitled to any of the value of the house in a division of property. I… read more
John Legal
John Legal
Doctoral Degree
3,418 satisfied customers
I would like to move out of the state of Illinois to Mississippi.
I would like to move out of the state of Illinois to Mississippi. My daughter Sara is 7. She lives with me, my fiance, and her half sister who is one. I have always had custody of her. Her father and … read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 satisfied customers
ive been married for about 5 years...my husband left the marriage
i've been married for about 5 years...my husband left the marriage not once but twice...using my credit i got bankrupt....i have proof of him being on the internet looking for a relationship while mar… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
How long does a couple have to be married for one to be entitled
How long does a couple have to be married for one to be entitled to the other's retirement… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,624 satisfied customers
I have been divorced for 8 years, my ex-wife contacted me
I have been divorced for 8 years, my ex-wife contacted me and said that she was going to go back to court to try get 1/2 my 401k and pension. I am getting ready to retired from the military. in the di… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,624 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,971 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney and Counselor at Law

9,034 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience. I remain current in Family Law through regular continuing education.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

7,856 satisfied customers

I provide family and divorce law advice to my clients in my firm.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,624 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,607 satisfied customers

Attorney with 17 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,019 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

2,828 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x