How long do I have to wait after he stops paying alimony to go afther him?

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Question:  I have been receiving alimony weekly since 1990. Now that my ex is turning 65 next June he is trying to just stop paying me my alimony. I told him you can’t do that without taking me back to court.and that i will take him to court if he stops paying me. I live in Anoka, Minn. How long do I have to wait afther he stops paying me to go afther him? State:  Minnesota Answer:  Section 518.64 of the Minnesota Statutes...

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Can I Still Get Husband to Pay Debt?

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Question:  filed divorce 2008 but until now not yet finalized can i still ask or get help to my husband to pay my debt?/ State:  Alabama ...

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Question about my divorce agreement.

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Question:  I was divorced 5 years ago. Nothing was said in the agreement about putting the house in my name(we have a joint loan) or changing the utilities. I received child support for our five children but still could not make ends meet even with a job myself. My credit suffered. He wanted to decrease the support earlier this year and we agreed, mostly because I could not afford to go to court. He added in the agreement that I would get the house refinanced in my name and change the...

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Can you divorce your family in the state of Virginia?

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Question:  Can you divorce your family in the state of Va? State:  Virginia Answer:  Your question is a bit vague. You can get divorced in Virginia just like any other state of course, but divorce is between a husband and wife, not a whole family. When divorcing your spouse you will probably end all future contact with your in-laws, and that could be considered “divorcing your family” I suppose. If you are a dependant child...

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My husband has abandoned me. I have no job. What am I entitled to?

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Question:  I have been married for almost a year. Nov 7 will be a year. My husband has abandoned me. I have no job. He promised to take care of me while I am attending college. What am I entitled to? State:  Alabama Answer:  You are entitled to a “real” marriage for one thing, one where your husband doesn’t abandon the relationship. And you will need to seek a divorce from your current husband in order to make that...

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Question about home purchased during marriage.

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Question:  My husband and I started together with NOTHING. Now, we own a house (just in his name, as a was a stay at home Mom with no job) However, I found the house through my family member who gave us a $40,000 deduction on the price. He has been both physically and verbally abusive to me and my(our) children. I want to be fair, but I think that everything should be split down the middle. The house, and everything in it. We have been separated since July of 2008. So, its gonna be...

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Can I get the divorce decree prior to the property settlement?

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Question:  I have been separated for 1.5 yrs. My ex is dragging it out to get support. Can I get the divorce decreed prior to the property settlement. I would like to file as single this year as he committed tax fraud last year and I am going to have to deal with an audit because we are still ‘officially’ married. I filed no fault despite the fact he was abusive. Can I change this to fault and if so will it speed the procedeedings. Thankyou for the...

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What goes on in a divorce proceedings of a husband and wife who have children but NO assets?

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Question:  What goes on in a divorce proceedings of a husband and wife who have children but NO assets? State:  Alabama Answer:  If you have a simple, uncontested divorce without complications involved in the split, you can wrap up the paperwork of your divorce online and all you’ll have left to do is to file the documents with the court. Online divorce services are not law firms however, and are prohibited by law from offering...

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filing

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  I have filed for a divorce and sent a registered letter by mail, which came back unopened because he no longer lives at that address so my question is what’s the next step that I should take and if its running an add in the paper how should it be worded? State:  Arkansas Answer:  Normally, if you know where your spouse lives, a copy of the Arkansas divorce complaint and a summons must be personally delivered (by someone...

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Can I stop her health insurance? Child Support

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Question:  can i stop her ins?she left and is giving me no support for 16 yr old son State:  Michigan ...

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How soon can I be divorced after submitting the papers, if both of us agree on everything?

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Question:  How soon can I be divorced after submitting the papers, if both of us agree on everything. There is no properties or anything to divide. It’s a friendly divorce. Thank you very much. State:  Florida Answer:  In Florida, couples who have no minor children, own no property together and have no major joint debts can get divorced rather quickly. If children are present and significant property divison issues are part of...

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I have been separated for 13/14yrs and my husband still doesn’t want to give me a divorce,what can I do?

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  I have been separated for 13/14yrs and my husband still doesn’t want to give me a divorce,what can I do? **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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Is the husband still obligated to be responsible for future bills of the wife?

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Question:  If you are still married but not living together and have not for 3 months – Is the husband still obligated to be responsible for future bills of the wife? (TX) State:  Texas Answer:  Threee months of separation alone is not enough to qualify for a divorce on grounds of “living apart” as Texas requires 3 years of living apart without cohabitation to constitute sufficient fault. Whether or not the husband must...

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Can I file for divorce from Brazil?

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Question:  I have a permanent restraining order against my husband. I am 8 month pregnant and came to my hometown in Brazil to have my baby here with my family. My husband is American and wants his rights as father of our baby… Can I file for divorce from here? What are his rights with restraining order? State:  New Jersey Answer:  You didn’t provide enough detail to really answer your questions here, like your current...

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Paying Child Support to Ex-Spouse Who Is Relocating To Another State

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Question:  Paying Child Support to Ex-Spouse Who Is Relocating To Another State? **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...

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Do the final papers of a divorce document have to be done in ink?

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Question:  Do the final papers of a divorce document have to be done in ink? State:  Tennessee Answer:  Yes. The instructions for all divorce forms usually include the requirement to use black ink only. This is common to most legal documents. The use of pencil or ink in any color other than black can invalidate the forms. Using red, blue or purple ink might be legible, but it would be incorrect. If you need to make changes, use a pencil...

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What is a status hearing?

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Question:  What is it and should I go even though I have an attorney? (CO) State:  Colorado Answer:  Your attorney should tell you whether or not you need to attend the Status Hearing. Someone should probably attend and although hearings are usually informal settings, the judge will still need to know your position on the divorce up to that point. This is something your lawyer can usually take care of without your presence. The importance...

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My brother in law is in the army and his wife served him divorce papers. But she will not sign them now.

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  My brother in law is in the army and his wife served him divorce papers. But she will not sign them now. He has two kids and I was wondering what he could do to have her sign them? And when he was in Iraq she was sleeping with other people and her bills were getting paid by that other person. My brother in law had proof. Could he use that some how? He is in Texas at Fort Hood but he got served the papers in Hawaii. State:  Washington ...

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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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Can one parent take children out of town?

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Question:  Can one parnet take childeren out of town? **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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