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  • Can I enforce the divorce decree in Rhode Island, since it's been since 2010. No sell by or pay by date was ever given?

    I can not get my ex to give me my half of the home we shared in Rhode island. It's stated on the divorce decree, but my attorney nor my exes gave a date which to pay me by. Therefore my ex is refusing to give me my share. 5 years later I still wai...

    Timothy’s Answer

    1. You need to get the decree in front of and RI attorney that does Family Law.
    2. You may be able to win a hearing without coming here, but you can almost certainly get a 'date certain' to deal with it, and should plan on coming once.
    If the person who has represented you isn't filing something, pay someone else to look at the agreement and do what needs to be done.

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  • What's the best way to proceed with an amicable divorce in Rhode Island and what should I expect to pay?

    All assets and liabilities have already been decided on how we are splitting with full agreement from both sides. No children involved - Condo (all to one) - Two Cars (one to each) - Credit Cards (all to one) - School loans (all to...

    Timothy’s Answer

    First, my colleagues are correct in pointing out that any attorney would represent only one of you, as it would be a conflict to represent both. So one of you should contact a lawyer, and you should expect that lawyers to confirm the agreement with the other. Assuming things stay on track, you are looking at a low end of $1,200 and an upper end of $2,000, really driven by how well organized and efficient you are in assembling the information.

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  • Can i get alimony if wasn't working when wife asked for divorce. had hip surgery still recovering and received restraining order

    I HAVE NO INCOME AT THIS TIME AND CANT WORK YET. also found out she was having on line affair for sometime before she asked for the divorce.

    Timothy’s Answer

    You need to speak with an attorney. Her income, the length of the marriage, the assets to be divided … these and other factors are all in play.

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  • When should I file my divorce final judgement?

    I just received my signed and dated decision of pending judgement on the grounds of "separate and apart". The date on the form was signed October 15th, 2014. I know I have to file the final judgement 21 days from that date. My question is, 21 BUSI...

    Timothy’s Answer

    Bring your final judgement to the clerk on November 5. As Steve suggested, you may need a stipulation indicating that no motions are pending (presuming that in fact there are none). If someone filed a notice of appeal between 10/15 and 11/4, you can't file a final judgement.

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  • How much is a out of state 100% uncontested divorce? and do I have to go to court for it?

    100% uncontested divorce, wife lives in NC & Im in RI been seperated over 3 yrs no children or assets. I do not have the marriage licence she does, havent spoke to each other since I moved to RI over 3 yrs ago. curious to if I have to go to court...

    Timothy’s Answer

    Tracy covered the basics for you, in terms of filing fees, service of process, and the requirement of appearing for a simple hearing. When you say 'cheapest' - well that's an interesting question. Certainly the 'cheapest' thing you can do, at least in theory is DIY. Heck I swapped motors in my first sports car myself, but if I screwed up, I had plenty of time to fix it, and it didn't really matter. I could just 'do it over.'

    You don't want the biggest mistake of your life to turn out to be the divorce instead of the marriage. If it really is simple, than your way better off having someone like Tracy who has done this a hundred times get your through it. She knows all the papers to file, and can do in minutes what will take you hours. I can't speak for her, but I am sure her cost for doing a straight forward uncontested is reasonable. My office does uncontested matters for flat fee as well, if you want to talk to us, you are welcome to do so.

    One way or the other, I wish you the best.

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  • I was awarded 1/2 of my exhusbands pension in our divorce.He retired early with a disiability andmeanwhile he was working.

    His union suspended his pension checks.Now I too am not receiving any money also .I do not talk as there is a no contact order.Also Union notified that I have to pay back 2 months back to them.What can I do?

    Timothy’s Answer

    One option would be to file a motion and seek direct payments from him. This is not simple, and would take position that his having acted in a manner that was fraudulent and caused the disqualification gives rise to liability to you for his lost benefit. If he is earning money, your argument would be that HE could chose to work and lose the pension,but in doing so he owes the lost benefit to you. This is obviously a fight, but depending on how much you lost, one you might want to take on.

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  • MY DAUGHTER HAD BEEN MARRIED WITH ONE CHILD, FOR 5 YEARS AS OF APRIL 2013 WHEN SHE FOUND OUT HER HUSBAND WAS CHEATING ON HER...

    AND WANTED A DIVORCE. MY DAUGHTER AND HUSBAND WENT THROUGH A MEDIA TO HAVE AN AMICABLE DIVORCE. EXHUSBAND REMAINED IN HOUSE WHICH WAS SUPPOSED TO GO UP FOR SALE AS OF JANUARY 2014 PER DIVORCE AGREEMENT. HE HAS NOT PUT THE HOUSE UP FOR SALE; AND ...

    Timothy’s Answer

    She needs to file for divorce. She has spoiled him into believing that he can do what he wants and ignore her and his child support obligations. If she can afford counsel, hire counsel immediately. If not, she should be able to get the child support office to at least file for child support, but that is really just avoiding a problem that has gotten out of control.

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  • How can I get legal custody of an in laws child?

    Child is currently living with aunt, aunt is willing to sign over all legal rights mother is out of the picture. being with me is best for the child I am just unsure of how to go about this.

    Timothy’s Answer

    First, Neville is exactly correct that you will need to get counsel. Second, if the aunt doesn't have any legal rights (and the mother just leaving the child with her doesn't cut it) she can't 'sign over' what she doesn't have.

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  • USCIS says my wife's foreign divorce is not valid under RI law. Is there a way to validate it now under RI law?

    6 yrs ago, my wife got divorced by proxy in Gambia at a time when she and her ex were living in the US. We were married last year and live in RI; the ex lives in London, UK. Is there a way to validate this under RI law? If there's a legal remedy, ...

    Timothy’s Answer

    1. Is one of you a resident of RI now?
    2. Are both of you going to assent to the divorce being recognized?
    3. Does gambian law require a party to be present?
    4. Assuming your answers are ok, we would file a declaratory judgement action in RI.

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  • What will I receive from divorcing my husband if I've been a housewife for thirty years and only working part time

    Will I be entitled to alimony since I make very little pay

    Timothy’s Answer

    Assuming he has any income or assets, yes. If he makes the same as you, that is 'very little,' then probably not.
    As others have suggested, alimony has many variables, and the best thing for you to do is contact a lawyer, whether its one of us or some other person. Make sure they do a good deal of family law.

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