How long do we have to get an anullment in Mississippi?

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Question:  My husband and have only been together for 3 months. How long do we have to get an anullment in Mississippi? State:  Mississippi Answer:  Mississippi law allows incurable impotency, insanity, or idiocy; incapable of consent from lack of understanding, force, fraud ; pregnancy by another man and husband did not know, as grounds for annulment. The state allows couples to annul marriages within the first 6 months, but usually only...

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Can i get a divorce in New Jersey if i dont know where my husband is?

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Question:  Can i get a divorce in NJ even if i dont know where my husband is? State:  New Jersey Answer:  Even though New Jersey does not allow irreconcilable differences (or no-fault) as sufficient grounds for divorce, the state does allow abandonment or desertion of the marriage for at least 12 months to be sufficient cause. If you can prove to the court that your husband has been missing for over a year you shouldn’t have a...

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How do go about getting a divorce in the state of Alabama?

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Question:  How do go about getting a divorce in the state of Alabama? I just moved here to Mississippi since august 4-2009 and i met my husband 1 month 1/2 after that. we married in laurel mississippi with a license from Alabama but after a week the marriage was not valid because we could only marry in Alabama. we made it legal the next day. i am still married but looking forward to a divorce because: my spouse refuses to stop arguing, fuses about everything, refuses to keep his...

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Question about divorce outside the USA

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Question:  Me and my wife are from a different country. We went into divoce after 10 years of marriage. The marriage deed and the divorce action were done in that country, and the court there decided certain alimony to wife for a few month per the law there. No proprty sharing since it was not applicable by the law in that country. How long after the actual divorce took place the wife can file for property sharing and another alimony in the USA? is there a certain period of time after...

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How can he get a divorce without getting an expensive lawyer?

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Question:  My fiance’s wife currently lives in New York. He lives in South Carolina. they were married in South Carolina but lived as husband and wife last in New York 3 years. How can he get a divorce without getting an expensive lawyer? I got my divorce by doing the papers myself and it was cheap – we were told that he would have to get a lawyer. Can you help please? State:  South Carolina Answer:  Your fiance’ can get...

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If I qualify for half of my husbands pension can I file on my own?

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Question:  If I qualify for half of my husbands pension can I file on my own? Do I have to have a lawer? State:  Wyoming Answer:   Thank you for your question,   The question isn’t do you have to have a lawyer, but SHOULD you have a lawyer. And the answer is that where there are pension benefits that need to be divided, you should definitely have a divorce attorney handle your case.   Best of Luck! Wendy...

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Military Divorce

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Question:  My husband and I recently divorced in July 2009. He is in the Army Reserves. Out of guilt, shame and other emotions, I signed and agreed to everything he had listed in the divorce papers. We used a mediator. I signed away the house and all retirements. I recently read an article that states that I am entitled to 50% of his military retirement because we were married more than 20 years. Is it too late since the divorce was final July 30? State:  ...

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We moved to Texas 1 week after we we married. Where do I file?

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Question:  I got married in California in 2000, in 2006 I separated from my husband. We moved to Texas 1 week after we we married. Where do I file? State:  California Answer:  If you still live in Texas, you can file for divorce in that state if you have (1) Been living in the state for the preceding six-month period; and (2) A resident of the county in which the suit is filed for the preceding 90-day period.  If you are currently...

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I don’t want to spend a lot money on a divorce. Deadline is coming up.

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Question:  I want a divorce. Have the paper for her to sign. She want sign the paper. I don’t want to spend a lot money I don’t have. I am about to come up on deadline for my paperwork to be signed. What can I do? (GA) State:  Georgia Answer:  Contact a professional process server or your local sheriff and send a copy of the divorce papers using certified mail. If she cannot be located or won’t sign, place notice of the...

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How long does a spouse have to be gone in order to get a divorce under the grounds of abandonment in Texas?

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Question:  How long does a spouse have to be gone in order to get a divorce under the grounds of abandonment in Texas? State:  Texas Answer:  Texas law states that the court can grant a divorce if a spouse leaves the complainant spouse with the intention of abandonment and remains away for at least one year. – The Divorce.com Team Wendy Jaffe and Divorce.com can only provide general information about divorce. DO NOT RELY ON MS....

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Child custody and Alimony

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Question:  My husband and I been married for 4 years. We have 3 kids. a newborn and 6years old twins. Being the mother and not working will I get custody of the kids and will I get any alimony from him in California? State:  California Answer:  It would be difficult to guess exactly what the custody and support decsions of the court will be, but without knowing the specifics of your case it does sound like you’d probably qualify for...

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How do you get a divorce from your husband when you don’t know where he is?

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Question:  How do you get a divorce from your husband when you don’t know where he is and haven’t seen him in over15yrs and there are no children between us or anything to split? (FL) State:  Florida Answer:  Florida is a no-fault divorce state and you can simply file for a divorce by stating that the marriage is irretrievably “broken” and that there is no chance of reconciliation. Without children or a large...

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divorce and bankruptcy

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Question:  My wife and i are fileing for bankruptcy. We are also going to be getting a divorce. I was wondering if we could file for divorce during the bankruptcy or would it be better to wait until after the bankruptcy is over. We both get along for now but I would like for the divorce to be over. State:  Wisconsin Answer:  Filing for divorce during the bankrupcy could complicate things. It would probaby result in a simpler divorce...

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divorce from wife – about my son

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Question:  My wife has been in jail and is a convicted drug felon and she got my son with a dvp that was untrue now my son is with her and I’m trying to get full custody of him and i don’t feel he his safe what should i do? State:  West Virginia Answer:  Contact the court, tell them your spouse gave false testimony at the hearing and make a child protective services report on any potential neglect or abuse you feel might...

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Question about Hidden Assets

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Question:  Separated, not legally but my ex has bought several large ticket items since, we separated I have found out that a large part of his income was never deposited into the our household account but into other accounts just in his name, if he purchased these items with that money which was part of our marital income, am I entitled to half or part value? State:  North Carolina Answer:  If you are voluntarily separated and there is...

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My Husband is in jail, I want to get a divorce will he have say in it?

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Question:  My Husband is in jail – if I wanted to get a divorce will he have say in it? State:  Virginia Answer:  That depends on several factors. If your husband decides to contest the divorce he has the right to be heard by the court but that doesn’t mean his views will be shared by the judge. If he has been or will be incarcerated for more than one year – you can use that as the grounds for your Virginia divorce. It...

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INS says my marriage is desolved. Why does it show that I am still married?

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  I married someone in 1991.I only have a copy of the marriage licence.He is a illegal immigrant from lower mexico.I have tried to make contact with his family countless times.But have never found him.I contacted INS they said our marriage was desolved.But if that is true,then why does it show that we are stll married?How do I file when I cant find him?We have no kids,no property no nothing between us.He ran back to mexico soon after we married.Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

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She used bad numbers for my salary, and did not report all her income.

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Question:  My wife used “creative” service to notify me of divorce. She used small local paper, but was fully aware I would not see advertisement. She used bad numbers for my salary, and did not report all her income. Now I am saddled with enormous back child support. What is criteria for service? Ohio State:  Ohio Answer:  That is a bad situation. If you are saddled with enormous bills as a result of your spouse’s...

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What state can I file for Divorce in?

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Question:  My wife and I have been married for 14 years. We were married in San Diego County, California. Because of my job we move around the country. We are currently residing in Arkansas. Do I need to file back in California or can I file here in Arkansas? State:  Arkansas Answer:  You do not have to file in California. You can get divorced in the state in which you currently reside. In Arkansas, a spouse must be a resident of the...

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How long do you have to be married to receive alimony?

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Question:  How long do you have to be married to receive alimony? (In Tennessee) State:  Tennessee Answer:  There is no set minimum length you must be married in order to qualify for alimony in Tennessee. The court will take the duration of the marriage into consideration along with many other pertinent factors when determining alimony awards, but there is no minimum time requirement. – The Divorce.com Team Wendy Jaffe and...

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