Is there a way through divorce to take one of our names off the deed to our house?

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  Is there a way through divorce to take one of our names off the deed to our house.We have no kids together (she has one of her own still living at home)were spliting everything 50/50,this house seems to be the big issue.To sell our house and cover our second mortage is almost impossible right now,I`m sure our house will sell one day but when???She does`nt want the house but wants her name off the deed so were both stuck here living together because we both can`t afford to...

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How can I obtain a divorce when every attempt to serve him fails

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  I live in PA and have filed for divorce in September 28th 2007 and my husband resides in Jacksonville, Fl as far as I know. Every attempt to serve him fails. How can I obtain a divorce? State:  Pennsylvania Answer:  You can obtain a divorce in Pennsylvania regardless of where your husband lives if you haven’t seen him in the last 12 months. Pennsylvania holds that desertion and abandonment is the willful desire or the...

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I have not seen my husband since 1979 and I want to get Divorced.

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Question:  My story is very unusual, I got married back in 1979 when I was 21 and since then I moved on with my life WITHOUT the person I married. I have not seen him since that date but never got divorced (legally). I have no idea where he is or even if he is alive, it has been 30 plus years and I am in need of legally removing this from my record as I am getting ready to marry the love of my life and I want it to be totally legally and moraly correct. We were married in Las Vegas,...

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If divorce papers are signed, Can 1 of the people change custody of the child or money?

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Question:  Once papers are signed in the state of Georgia can one of the people change anything in the papers such as custody of the child or money? State:  Georgia Answer:  Yes, you can have court ordered divorce agreements like child custody arrangements or the amount of support payments changed after the divorce has been finalized. You will have to go back to court if there has been a substantial change of circumstance that has a...

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If there are no grounds for divorce, what would be the best thing to do in my case?

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Question:  If there are no grounds for divorce, what would be the best thing to do in my case? State:  New York Answer:  New York state does not allow no-fault divorces as you probably know. “Irreconcilable differences” is not an allowed grounds for divorce in New York and you must choose between the grounds that are available: cruel and inhuman treatment, abandonment, three years of imprisonment or adultery. If your...

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If i dont know where the other party is can i still get a divorce?

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  if i dont know where the other party is can i still get a divorce? can i do the divorce myself without having to pay a lawyer? **Wendy Jaffe and Divorce.com can only provide general information about divorce. DO NOT RELY ON MS. JAFFE’S ADVICE ALONE. Before acting on information provided by Ms. Jaffe or by Divorce.com, talk to an attorney first about your particular facts and the law of your state. State:  Alabama ...

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Moving after Divorce

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Question:  My divorce was final 2 months ago and we have a child that we share joint custody of and right now we both live within 30 miles of each other. I am wanting to move to Austin which is about 8 hours away and he is fighting me on it. What do I need to do if anything and can he stop me from taking our daughter and moving? I am the home parent. State:  Texas Answer:  Texas judges usually issue orders at the time of the divorce...

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What is the best way to remove the other person name from the home loan.

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  When couple agree which person should keep the housing, what is the best way to remove the other person name from the loan. State:  North Carolina Answer:  The Real Estate document that relinquishes a person’s interest in a house or piece of property is called a Quit Claim Deed. Once your spouse furnishes you with a Quit Claim Deed they will no longer have any stake in the property or mortgage at all. -The Divorce.com...

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What are the grounds for annulment?

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Question:  What are the grounds for an annulment?- Daniel State:  California Answer:  Daniel, the legal grounds for an annulment differ from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but most states allow a marriage to be annulled where there was some type of fraud, or where the marriage should not have occurred in the first place such as where one of the parties is under the legal age of marriage, or where one of the parties is married to someone...

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Who gets to stay in the house?

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Question:  I’m married with four children, only one of them is from my husband. we bought a house (in Florida) together, will the judge order me and my children to leave the house since the mortgage is in my husband’s name only? State:  Florida Answer:  Florida is an equitable property state and the court decides all property split issues based on what is fair to each party involved. Florida divorce courts operate on the...

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About getting a divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  I am married to a U.S citizen and I am Filipino. After our wedding last 2004, he left for the states (GA) and up to now i haven’t seen him in person for almost 6 years now. We do not have a divorce in Philippines, can i file a divorce online? State:  Georgia Answer:  Maybe. Even though divorce is not recognized under Philippine laws, divorce decrees secured outside the Philippines are recognized in certain instances. You...

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What percentage of my husbands income would he pay for child support?

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Question:  What percentage of my husband’s income would he have to pay for child support? State:  Texas Answer:  Child support in Texas can be estimated fairly accurately using any one of a number of “calculators.” They can be found easily enough with an online search. Basically, they all total up existing household incomes and expenses to come up with a base subtotal figure. The amount of child support is then figured...

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Do you have to have a lawyer to get a divorce?

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Question:  Do you have to have a lawyer to get a divorce? State:  Missouri Answer:  No, you don’t absolutely have to have a lawyer in order to get divorced…but it helps. Most states will allow you to complete and file your own divorce papers, but it can be a considerable task in cases of difficult or contested divorces. If you don’t have any children or a large estate to divide and you can reach some sort of mutual...

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divorce and child support

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Question:  If my wife had an affair and she has one son and I have the other – should I still have to pay her child support? State:  Louisiana Answer:  Even if you and your wife have agreed that each parent will have custody of one child, you may still be liable for child support if you have not agreed on how costs are to be divided and the issue is brought to court. Fault of the parents in the divorce or separation does not have...

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Can I get a divorce my husband in Tennessee without him knowing?

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Question:  My husband and I have been married for 2 years and it’s not working out. Can I get a divorce from him in Tennessee without him knowing it. He’s a OTR truck driver and doesn’t want to give me one? (TN) State:  Tennessee Answer:  Both parties in a divorce have the right to know what the legal status of their marriage is and you will be required to serve your spouse with notification of your intent to divorce....

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How can I file for a divorce?

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Question:  How can I file for a divorce when I’m staying with my In-laws and nowhere else to go at this point? State:  Florida Answer:  If you are a legal resident of Florida, have no kids, are not pregnant and can agree with your spouse on the terms of the divorce – you can get the papers for a Florida “simplified” divorce at home using an online legal forms service. If agreement with your spouse is impossible you...

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I want to divorce my wife. How will I know what I am going to lose.

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  I want to divorce my wife. But I won’t do it if she is going to get anything. How will I know what I am going to lose? **Wendy Jaffe and Divorce.com can only provide general information about divorce. DO NOT RELY ON MS. JAFFE’S ADVICE ALONE. Before acting on information provided by Ms. Jaffe or by Divorce.com, talk to an attorney first about your particular facts and the law of your state. State:  Alabama ...

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No Fault Divorce in MA

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Question:  I have been seperated from my husband for nearly 2 years now. I have repeatedly left messages with him regarding getting a divorce. He has a girlfriend and yet has not filed for divorce nor has he called me back. I want to get on with my life but have no money and neither does he. There is no property or children from this marriage. How do I go about getting a divorce from him quickly and for as little money as possible? State:  ...

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Severance/early retirement pkg.

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Question:  Our Divorce Decree of 2/09 (after 34 yrs. of marriage) states I (ex-wife) am entitled to 29% spousal support of earned income of ex-husband as long as he has earned income. I also was awarded a marital portion of husband GE pension. The QDRO for pension has a parag. granting me a portion of early retirement pkg. Ex-husband signed early retirement papers 3/19/09 and was granted a severance pkg., $60K of which was based on his 30+ yrs of service with GE. Ex-husband is claiming...

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How do I know if I qualify for alimony in Alabama?

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Question:  How do I know if I qualify for alimony? (Ala) State:  Alabama Answer:  An Alabama court can order alimony to either spouse but only if it finds that alimony is actually necessary. Alimony awards are usually not permanent and reserved for situations where one spouse has been dependent on the other. There is no set formula for determining the amount to be awarded. A divorce attorney familiar with Alabama laws should be able to...

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