I have been separated from my husband for about 3 years. We have two children, ages 10 and 15, whom reside with me. We were married on 6/2/10 in Beverly, NJ courthouse. I filed for divorce in 2012 when I was living in NJ but have since moved to PA...
It is unclear from your question whether you actually filed in NJ. I expect that you did not, but if something was filed in NJ, you may need to finish the litigation in NJ. Otherwise, you can file in PA.
As to handling your own divorce, you have to decide whether you understand your rights in the property of the marriage and possible alimony claims. The link below is to a self-help manual for Philadelphia divorces.See question
In process of a seperarion. Husband infidelity.
You may collect spousal support if you are married and now are separated. He must be earning more than you are. Under some circumstances, you cannot collect, such as if you were the one to have committed adultery, but otherwise, you should be able to.See question
The father of my two daughter's barley see them. He comes and goes and sees them when it is convenient for him. I have proof of screenshots mentioning him and his girlfriend doing drug's. He has a record of theft from stealing from my mother. I ju...
If his drug use poses a danger to your child, then you have a good chance of limiting him to supervised visitation. It would not necessarily be with you supervising him. If he is not a danger, then you won't be able to limit him in that way. However, he does not sound like he would be able to demand more time with his child.
You should probably discuss this in more detail with an attorney in your area.See question
I was not informed that a child was mine. 17 years later I got sued for child support. The child's mother refuses to work due to alleged illness (no evidence provided to the courts). The child is almost 18 and is allegedly in cyber school, and bei...
Support stops when the child turns 18 and graduates high school. There is no way to get out of support without those two elements being met. However, the child really has to be in school, so you should demand proof of the child's education.See question
My husband and I are getting divorced. We have an eviction judgement against us. Can it be divided equally between us in court as part of marital debt?
The court has great discretion in dividing assets and debts, so yes, this is a possibility.See question
The Waiver of Notice and Affidavit of Consent were filed; however my previous attorney never filed the Acceptance of Service, now I must wait an additional 90 days. Can I file a claim against my previous attorney for not doing their job?
If the acceptance occurred when the complaint was filed, you should have been able to file it without having to wait 90 days.
As for your previous attorney, what suffering have you gone through due to the 90 wait? Do you want to file a complaint just for the sake of it?See question
Going through a divorce. I am disabled so my husband cheated and left me. I get 800 per month disability and currently get 500 a month in spousal support ( for the last 3 years) we were married 20 years. He has a large pension and a large 401k/ an...
You certainly have a right to part of his pension. Alimony is awarded when there are not enough marital assets for an equitable distribution. So as a disabled person, you may need alimony. However, you are receiving disability payments, so the overall picture is unclear. Only an attorney hired by you can tell you more. You should hire one as it will be well worth it in the long run to have an attorney to make sure that you are getting what you are supposed to get.See question
i just meet this guy and hes trying to get full custody of his 2 children. His wife neglects the kids and hardly lets him have any contact with them. He had them in church preschool speech classes and did everything for those kids. I saw the one d...
Re-post this question in the Florida section of Avvo. PA attorneys cannot answer questions of Florida law.See question
I am preparing for a divorce trial in front of a judge. I am ProSe but my ex has an attorney. I believe I have all of the required evidence to represent myself but this is a different forum. I would like to know: What is the cadence of the pro...
I agree with Ms. Bloom. However, to answer your specific question, you should contact your prothonotary or family master. Every judge is slightly different, and you need to make sure that this is a de novo trial and not based upon exceptions.
As to phrasing, the general rule is that you cannot ask leading questions of your witnesses, but you can ask leading questions to the other party's witnesses. "What happened on that day?" vs. "You got into an accident on that day, didn't you?"
Take Ms. Bloom's advice and get an attorney to handle this for you. Saving a few thousand at the cost of the trial is not a good trade off.See question
If I marry a man that pays Childsupport and owe back Childsupport as well will I have to pay as well?
While not liable yourself, you may have to deal with a lot of trouble that he may run into. For example, if his driver's license is pulled, which is a common penalty for non-payment, you will have the fun of being his chauffeur. If 55% of his income is garnished, you will have to pick up the slack financially. If his bank accounts are frozen, you will have to cover the family expenses until he gets things squared away. Don't forget legal bills.
Good luck.See question