If your Husband has sole physical custody he is able to get child support. However if you have joint physical custody you would only owe child support if you earn more than him. If he earns more he should probably be paying you something. Everything goes by the child support guidelines and it is always modifiable.
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Connecticut is an equitable distribution state which means that in the case of inheritances there is no hard line rule that always applies. If the homes were kept in your name only there is a good chance that the courts would award the properties to you. However they will also look at the length of your marriage, what other assets you have, and where the funds came from to keep up the properties (did your husband or marital funds pay the taxes, maintenance, etc.). You should consult with an...
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You or your attorney if you have one should file pendente lite motions. Typically depending on the circumstances you could file for alimony, pendente lite... child support, pendente lite or contribution towards household expenses. This could potentially help you with the bills while the divorce is pending.
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You need to file an appearance form to keep the state updated as to your address.
If you both have lived in CT for the last year your divorce would take place here. I do not know much about MA law but In MA they can take all overtime into account for Child support (if that us an issue) but in CT the Child support guidelines will only take the first five hours of overtime into account. This can be good or bad depending if you are the payor or the payee.
Your son is old enough to have a say. However the court may order a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) or have you screeened by family relations. The standard the court will use is the "Best Interest of the Child". Cooperate fully and hang in there. At 14 what your son wants will have an impact if everything else in your home is good.
It is a marital asset but the court will look at all the facts before making a determination of what if any part of it you receive. If for instance she has not commingled the funds and kept them separate you have less of a chance of receiving them.
This is a hard question. It comes down to more than just your feelings about what has transpired. The standard in Connecticut is the "Best interest of the child". While the divorce is ongoing you might be able to keep her out of your children's lives BUT if she is going to be together with your ex for the long term it may be in their best interest to retain a relationship with her. I realize that at this point in your relationship you don't see this but a court may. However, using the "...
In most cases it does not make a difference who files first. However filing for divorce first in some towns gives you the choice of which court will hear the case (ex. residents of Manchester can choose Rockville or Hartford) and may give you some control over the direction of the case as you have a chance to think things out.
It depends if you are legally separated thru the courts or if you just are living separately. If you are “legally separated” thru the courts and have gone thru the whole process then the pension should have been something that was discussed. If not it may be too late at this point but without knowing all the facts it is hard to say. If you are just living separately then you should still receive up to half of the "marital portion" of the pension via a QDRO. "Marital portion" is the...