Post nuptial agreements are analyzed by the courts based on contract law and not family law, because a post nuptial agreement is a contract between you and your husband. The first set in obtaining what you are asking for, would be to have the agreement set-aside or invalidated for some reason. Keep in mind that the court's focus will be on things like did both parties enter into the agreement freely and voluntarily, was one party or the other under duress or coerced prior to entering into the...
Absolutely, if your wife is represented by an attorney, you may wish to call him/her and see if you can make informal arrangements to retrieve your belongings. If that still does not work, you may obtain a court order in which to do so. If it comes to that, its usually a good idea to notify and bring the police at the appointed time.
Typically when the court requires a Best Interest Attorney for the Minor Child, they typically split the fees equally between the parties. So ultimately it depends on what the Best Interest Attorney was retained for and how much they need to do in the particular case..
All issues of your divorce were concluded and decided at the time of your divorce. There is an extra 90 day window of time disposing of assets, but that time has come and gone. Since you cannot get the matter resolved through court action, you may consider the use of a mediator or arbitrator if the two of you can agree to binding arbitration or mediation in advance. This agreement should be in writing along with the final settlement agreement.
The short answer to your question is yes, you can buy a house on your own. The question you are not asking it what concerns me more, and that is, "How will the buying of a house affect my divorce" or "Is my husband entitled to anything because of it". These are much more complicated questions and allow for arguments on both sides depending on the totality of all the facts and circumstances in your case. What it is going to boil down to is what is fair in your situation. If you are using...
If you do not intend to be there assume the worst. How unfair are you making the Judge's job by not participating. You know about the hearing in advance, you still have time to do something about it. If your solution to the problem is to simply leave the county, then the court will do what they find to be fair and reasonable under the circumstances and that may certainly include your husband getting everything he asks for.
When other people (a judge) are making decisions for you there is always a chance you will not get what you want. With that said, you need to take whatever controlling documents you have on the subject (a judgment of divorce, settlement agreement, etc.) and have them reviewed at the very least by an attorney. Without documents and more facts its impossible to predict an outcome.
Bankruptcy complicates any divorce proceeding. This forum is not a sufficient place to discuss all of these issues. If you need immediate assistance you may need to contact several attorneys to make sure someone can see you as soon as possible and you should contact both a divorce attorney and a bankruptcy attorney. If you cannot find someone that provides for both you will have to contact separate attorney and inform both of the situation.