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My ex stopped paying alimony and child support due to coronavirus, can I get unemployment benefits?
Asked in Laguna Beach,  CA Mar. 24, 2020 ,  3 Answers

I'm a stay at home mom and my ex's business, like so many others, tanked overnight due to coronavirus and he's unable to pay me alimony and child support. I will not go to court because this is not his fault and courts are closed but can I get unemployment benefits? Thanks for any advice!...

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Post On Jan. 02, 2016

The fundamentals of Mississippi divorce law and procedure. Mississippi's Venue and Residency Requirements In Mississippi, divorces are heard in what is known as Chancery Court, which is a carryover from the English judicial system. Each county in Mississippi has its own Chancery Court and the county...

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Adultery and Divorce Settlement in Washington State
Post On Aug. 25, 2015

Adultery and divorce do not go hand in hand. Cheating may have been the cause of your divorce, but your spouse’s cheating will have no impact on the divorce settlement, because Washington is a no-fault state. This means that the law does not require spouses to prove fault to get a divorce. Does adul...

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What to Expect at the 341 Meeting of Creditors.
Post On Jun. 19, 2015

Part 1 In a consumer bankruptcy case (Chapter 7 or Chapter 13), every Debtor is required to attend a Meeting of Creditors (aka: the "341 Meeting" - the name comes from 11 U.S.C. ? 341, which lays out the requirement for the meeting). Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure 2003 mandates that the 341 M...

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What to do if your spouse cheats on you
Post On May 27, 2015

The breakup of a marriage can be one of the most difficult and painful experiences a person can suffer. This pain can be exacerbated by the discovery of a spouse’s infidelity . If you're considering a divorce, learn what steps to take before you confront your spouse. Steps to Take Before Confronting...

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Post On Aug. 25, 2014

In today’s world everyone uses some form of social media, whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Myspace, or YouTube. Everyone wants others to know what is going on in their lives. We live in a sociciety where people tell people way too much on the internet. STOP POSTING TO SOCIAL MEDIA Is it re...

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The Not-So Simple Process of DIVORCE.
Post On Apr. 18, 2014

DIVORCE is not a simple process, but a rather complex and often life changing event that will affect not only you, but your children. This is simply a roadmap. You don’t have to do it alone, find competent counsel to guide you through. Your lawyer will Draft the necessary documents. Your attorney wi...

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My wife had an affair.. how do I use that for grounds for divorce?
Asked in Chicago,  IL Sep. 02, 2013 ,  8 Answers

I saw some examples of how to write it in my petition, but how do I prove it? Does she have to be pregnant?...

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How does adultery affect a divorce, if at all, in Massachusetts?
Asked in Salem,  MA Aug. 01, 2013 ,  7 Answers

Recently I learned that my spouse has been having a 10+ year affair. Despite mounting evidence including text messages, photographs, and family co-aberrations, my spouse is denying the affair. My spouse stated that according to legal counsel, adultery is not illegal in this state and will play no ro...

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Do military couples have to abide to new york resident requirements to file a divorce?
Asked in Watertown,  NY Jun. 03, 2013 ,  5 Answers

i want to file for divorce, he is in the army and we have only been in new york since december...

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Planning for your Divorce With Property, Children, and Assets in Florida
Post On Apr. 01, 2013

Evaluate all your marital assets and liabilities. Print out a long form financial affidavit and fill everything out as detailed as possible. You can find this form here: http://www.flcourts.org/gen_public/family/forms_rules/902c.pdf . Gather three months' worth of paystubs, bank statements, and thre...

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Florida Dissolution of Marriage: Mandatory Disclosure - What and Why?
Post On Mar. 30, 2013

Viewed from a personal perspective rather than collectively as a couple, comparing the amount of wealth and assets once shared in marriage relative to what will be your share after asset division can be daunting. What was once thought sufficient to maintain a happy relationship and comfortable lifes...

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Connecticut Family Law Terms and Definitions
Post On Jan. 22, 2013

Advisement of rights – A form advising obligor’s of their rights concerning wage-withholdings. (See “obligor" and “ wage-withholding".) Alimony – Periodic payments from one spouse to the other. This may be before the divorce is final and/or for a set period of time after the divorce. (See “pendent l...

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Connecticut Divorce, Custody and Child Support Terms and Definitions
Post On Jan. 22, 2013

Advisement of rights – A form advising obligor’s of their rights concerning wage-withholdings. (See “obligor" and “ wage-withholding".) Alimony – Periodic payments from one spouse to the other. This may be before the divorce is final and/or for a set period of time after the divorce. (See “pendent l...

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What happens if I refuse to sign a separation agreement because of my religious convictions?
Asked in Yorktown,  VA Oct. 11, 2012 ,  3 Answers

My husband filed for divorce. We have been separated for over one year now. A separation agreement has been created and my husband and I agree to the terms. It includes the amount of alimony that I am to receive, the division of his 401K, insurance coverage for my son and allows me to have the divor...

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Can i sue my husband . we are still married, and his girlfriend
Asked in Waynesboro,  VA Jan. 01, 2012 ,  2 Answers

can i sue my husband we are still married, living spart for a year, an his girlfriend for giving me viral hepititas b and bacterial staph infection, cellitius my husband and i was sleeping in the same bed till april 2011 even thou we livied apart, i got sick in feb and in may my husband told me he w...

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After mid life crisis affair husband gets a player pregnant. DIvorce papers not signed yet.
Asked in Woodbridge,  NJ Mar. 14, 2011 ,  4 Answers

Our marriage was over. He filed on the 5 month of his "mid-life crisis" affair w/ a 33 yo player. I have not responded yet. When he finally realized she was using him, he discovered that she may now be pregnant. She missed /stopped birth control pills. How will this affect alimony (23 years), and ch...

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Rhode Island Divorce: Cheating - Abuse - Drugs- Gambling- Alcoholism- Verbal abuse
Post On Apr. 19, 2010

Rhode Island is a "no fault state". Does that mean the assets are always divided 50% to the wife and 50% to the husband in a divorce? No. A no fault divorce in Rhode Island simply means that a fault grounds are not necessary in order to obtain a divorce in Rhode Island. In other words, all the parti...

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