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Good evening - I am married going on two years, but in the rlelationship for 28 years, very abusive, controlling, lies - just recently learned he brought a brand new car in Sept and I just found out a week ago

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any papers in family court?

I also found a deposit slip with 869,000.00. I didn’t say anything just took a picture of it - we talked about buying a condo and was applying for a loan and needed his bank statements and learned that a friend (a man) is his beneficiary

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?

What are my rights - I live I. New York State

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

No steps, want to know my rights

Submitted: 30 days ago.Category: Family Law
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Customer reply replied 30 days ago
In the almost two years, little to no physical relationship, tells me I have no rights, abusive verbally, living a double life, NYC correction officer for almost 30 years
Customer reply replied 30 days ago
Is the lawyer working on my answer
Customer reply replied 30 days ago
What happened to the lawyer
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Family Lawyer: Michael Bradley,
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are you looking to file for divorce or are you looking for an answer if he passes away

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Customer reply replied 30 days ago
Divorce
Family Lawyer: Michael Bradley,
 replied 30 days ago

for estate purposes if married

If you write your spouse out of your will in New York, she can elect against it. A surviving spouse can waive acceptance of whatever her partner's will leaves her -- or doesn't leave her -- and instead take up to half the estate after payment of the decedent's debts, taxes and other expenses have been made. She can get half the estate if her husband left no surviving children. If he did leave children, she can accept a third of the estate and the balance goes to them. If the one-third portion is less than $50,000, the surviving spouse can take $50,000 instead. Spouses have six months to notify the court they want to elect against the will.

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Family Lawyer: Michael Bradley,
 replied 30 days ago

if you file for divorce then you can claim for any marital property

anything accumulated from the date of marriage until the date of separation

also, if any premarital property increase in value between the 2 dates stated above, the increase is also marital

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Customer reply replied 30 days ago
Can i speak with you
Customer reply replied 30 days ago
Do I have rights to his pension
Family Lawyer: Michael Bradley,
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that is a premium service that you would need to request and pay for but yes w can talk

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Family Lawyer: Michael Bradley,
 replied 30 days ago

you would have rights to the marital portion of the pension

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Customer reply replied 30 days ago
How do I request or pay for the call
Family Lawyer: Michael Bradley,
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I was able to offer it to you

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Customer reply replied 30 days ago
Then I accept - it is 36.00 for how long
Customer reply replied 30 days ago
My direct number is(###) ###-####
Family Lawyer: Michael Bradley,
 replied 30 days ago

the 36 is to communicate via computer

the offer I gave was an additional service

still a lot cheaper than if you were in my office

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Customer reply replied 30 days ago
How much is it to speak with you
Family Lawyer: Michael Bradley,
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59

the offer is in the thread in blue

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