Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Last nov. ,my wife of 19 yrs. officially move our of our…

Customer Question
Last nov. ,my wife...

Last nov. ,my wife of 19 yrs. officially move our of our house. I asked her what she would like to do about my retirement? At the time, I had aprox. $121,000 in my TSP. Trump was not elected yet, and Hillary appeared to be leading in the Polls. Not knowing what the future holds, I said I would probably take the current value, rather than risk another crash. She then agreed to 50 % of 121,000. We had a loan out against the TSP which pulled out $321.00 each paycheck post tax., plus I was contributing 11% of each paycheck to my regular account. I have recently been fired after 15 years of service and now need to withdraw my retirement. I was short on money this whole past year,(I could soooooo write a book) sorry, anyway, unable to pay without delaying any other payments, I have not yet filed. SO, 1 year after she said she was ok to split 121000, she now wants 50% of the complete equity! My question is, are the courts going to side with her? IF she would have told me that she would wait, I would have worked these issues out with the TSP people, had the money to file, not spent 14,000 of the money in which I was struggling to barly care for me and our boys. I

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?

Utah

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

Just You Ma'am.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

We were going to try amicably and keep the court fees for the kids. I don't know what exactly to do here....

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Family Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Answered in 7 hours by:
12/2/2017
Family Lawyer: Law Educator, Esq., Lawyer replied 4 months ago
Law Educator, Esq.
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 123,240
Experience: Experienced attorney: Family law, Estate Law, SS Law etc.
Verified

Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

Did you put the split agreement in writing as part of the divorce property settlement agreement?

Ask Your Own Family Law Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Ely Your Own Question
Ely
Ely
Ely, Counselor at Law
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 11,964
11,964 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

Ely is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

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

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

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

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

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

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,964 satisfied customers

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

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney and Counselor at Law

9,025 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.

Tina

Tina

Lawyer

6,562 satisfied customers

JD, 17 years legal experience including family law

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,415 satisfied customers

Attorney with 17 years experience

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,398 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

2,787 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

< Previous | Next >

Related Family Law Questions
If you were married and then divorced and in that divorce
if you were married and then divorced and in that divorce you got the house time passed and you remarried the same person now you're contemplating divorce again who does the house belong to?… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
17,756 satisfied customers
I'm divorcing my husband in Wisconsin, a no fault divorce
I'm divorcing my husband in Wisconsin, a no fault divorce state. He tried to hide 80,000 of credit card debt from me and has probably spent 100,000 in credit card interest in our marriage. I probably … read more
S. Kincaid
S. Kincaid
Doctoral Degree
2,396 satisfied customers
My husband and I just signed a partial property settlement
My husband and I just signed a partial property settlement and custody agreement. We have joint legal custody but I have primary residential. I am moving out in a couple of weeks. He is asking what my… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
29,349 satisfied customers
Buying a home for my daughter before her divorce is
Buying a home for my daughter before her divorce is finalized is a BAD choice or an OK choice? I want to give my Son-in-Law no tools to come at me for any charges permissible in the State of Virginia.… read more
Sue
Sue
Juris Doctorate
384 satisfied customers
I am divorced. It was not a contested divorce, and there is
I am divorced. It was not a contested divorce, and there is no alimony or child support (no children). My wife included language that I had to pay back her Dad for a personal loan he got on his own fo… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
29,349 satisfied customers
Are divorced women entitled to ex husbands pension if
Are divorced women entitled to ex husbands pension if married over 25 years? He has since remarried even tho i did not. … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Lawyer
123,240 satisfied customers
My ex and I divorced in Arapahoe County and the divorce
My ex and I divorced in Arapahoe County and the divorce order was "guaranteed". At the time of the divorce I was a professional making good money. For the last three years, I have been on Social Secur… read more
Olivia Kent
Olivia Kent
Managing Partner
Doctoral Degree
2,855 satisfied customers
My husband filed for divorce. I contested the divorce,
My husband filed for divorce. I contested the divorce, because he has the house, 2 of 3 cars, the business and approximately $30k in cash at home, but he doesn't want to give me anything. I am going t… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,095 satisfied customers
I am a divorced male in Illinois. At the time of the divorce
I am a divorced male in Illinois. At the time of the divorce the wife signed a quit claim deed on the house so that I might try to refinance or short sale the house. The mortgage is in both our names.… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
58,039 satisfied customers
Is what's stated in a property settlement agreement/divorce
Is what's stated in a property settlement agreement/divorce decree set in stone? We're fighting over schools for the kids. The PSA says only two years of private school then we must both agree if they… read more
jb156200
jb156200
Associate Attorney
Doctoral Degree
792 satisfied customers
Issue is contemp of court in a divorce property settlement.
Issue is contemp of court in a divorce property settlement. Can the property settlement be reviewed as well? What if the settlement was created based on current or recent circumstances but in the end … read more
Olivia Kent
Olivia Kent
Managing Partner
Doctoral Degree
2,855 satisfied customers
I have a court order for property settlement and my wife was
I have a court order for property settlement and my wife was to leave the house on 28th October, 2017. She asked for an extension of 2 weeks however, stated that she would move out on 27th November, 2… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
58,039 satisfied customers
My property settlement agreement in my divorce says alimony
My property settlement agreement in my divorce says alimony is irrevocable pursuant to Lepis vs Lepis. Can my ex change the agreement or not? … read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
58,039 satisfied customers
If a spouse does not sign the property settlement agreement,
If a spouse does not sign the property settlement agreement, does Virginia allow divorce by default or abandonment after 21 days of delivery of the document? … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,095 satisfied customers
Tina, my divorce property settlement was Stipulated
Hi Tina, my divorce property settlement was Stipulated Judgement that the property was returned to me sole and separate.Can a subsequent transfer be nullified if it is questionable? … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Lawyer
123,240 satisfied customers
My husband's State of South Dakota Property Settlement
My husband's State of South Dakota Property Settlement Agreement indicates that his ex-wife is the beneficiary of his life insurance policy. This settlement occurred on May 25, 1999. Since then both p… read more
LawGuy
LawGuy
Juris Doctor
123 satisfied customers
I entered into a property settlement agreement with my ex
I entered into a property settlement agreement with my ex wife. At the time we agreed to the settlement, she had told me that the divorce would be temporary, she just needed space and we would remarry… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
29,349 satisfied customers
Is there a statute of limitations on property settlement in
Is there a statute of limitations on property settlement in a separation/divorce? My situation is that in our separation agreement of August 2012 we divided assets which are specified in the agreement… read more
Alex Esquire
Alex Esquire
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
153 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).

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