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  • Is credit card debt during marriage could be divided between both parties during divorce if the debt is inthe name of oneperson?

    During our marriage I paid everything and every bill by my credit cards and I have documents for that. the cards are in my name and we are going to divorce. Is this kind of debt could be divided between two parties by the court or not?

    Edward’s Answer

    The simple answer is " yes", your spouse could be required to help you pay these debts in your divorce.

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  • Two years ago my boyfriend left me we where living together for 12 years and I can't get him out of my head can I sue him

    I don't know why I still love him but I do I ran into him the other day and I tried to talk to him but respond to me he keep walking and I also found out that after he left me he was in a new relationship 4 months later

    Edward’s Answer

    I agree with Lisa on this one. While you can sue almost anyone for almost anything, I don't think this is a situation where you should prevail. The judge might even be mad at you and sanction you for bringing suit over this type of thing. So let it go, and move on. Not every problem can be resolved by the legal system.

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  • Hair cuts

    I am the primary and over the weekend my child's father cut her hair without my knowledge or consent. I am a hair dresser and she is 3. So this was her first cut that I was not aware or even a part of. The bangs are completely uneven and look terr...

    Edward’s Answer

    People who share parental rights and responsibilities are supposed to discuss and agree on things that would radically change the child's appearance. I don't think most people bother discussing haircuts, but this isn't really about the haircut. This sounds like a situation where your ex is using the child maliciously to get at you. So yes, this is an example of the type of behavior that a Judge might use as justification for curtailing the other parties' parental rights.

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  • Someone filed false allegations against in a protection aginst her and on behsalf of he minor child

    she stated multiple facts that aretotally false tha i hae subpoenas evven the police willtestify on my behalf can i press charges against her if i prevail

    Edward’s Answer

    "Pressing Charges" means that the police are getting involved- on your side. By all means, take advantage of this if you can. Sometimes the police do bring criminal charges for filing a false report. But it's very rare. Good luck.

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  • My wife is not on my mortgage, can she use the monthly payment amount on a child support modification that her ex husband wants

    my wife was asked to do a child support modification by her ex husband because the % has gone down in NH, on the work sheet is asks for mortgage payment and taxes. she is not on my mortgage can she still use this info on the worksheet?

    Edward’s Answer

    If you are talking about modifying a New Hampshire obligation- I don't know the New Hampshire child support guidelines and you should ask a New Hamshire attorney that question. In Maine, I think it's fine for her to note your mortgage and taxes so long as she helps pay them in some way, which she probably does. But the fact that she has to help pay such expenses usually isn't considered when it comes to calculating child support in Maine. What matters are the parties' gross incomes, daycare expenses and insurance expenses. Your other expenses are not generally considered.

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