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Randall Mark Kessler

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  • How can my parents give me property without my husband claiming it in divorce?

    My parents want to give me a piece of property that they own outright-no debts or mortgage on it. But they don't want my husband to be able to get it in if we ever get divorced. If they gift deed it to me, will he have any claim on it? Is there...

    Randall’s Answer

    You and your husband may sign a post nuptial agreement stating that the property will be yours in the event of a divorce. Your husband should agree to this if it is a condition of the gift. In other words, if you will not be given the property unless there is a post nuptial agreement signed, then isn't it better to sign an agreement and get it than not have it? Hopefully your husband would agree.

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  • I was married for 9 years 11 months and my ex would not wait to get to the 10 years after the Judge asked him to . Help

    I was with my ex for 20 years and helped raise his 3 children plus my 2 . I was a homemaker and did not work out side the home for many years except to clean houses. At the divorce hearing the judge asked my ex if he would put off the date for 1 ...

    Randall’s Answer

    Sounds like a difficult situation. If there is any way to reopen it, a lawyer in your state would know, but ask a lawyer there right away as it may already be too late.

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  • Getting married after absolute divorce.

    I received a judgment of absolute divorce, dated September 30th, 2011. How long do I need to wait before applying for marriage license? Also, is above mentioned document a proof of divorce or I will be getting something in addition. Thanks much.

    Randall’s Answer

    You should talk to a lawyer there to be safe, but you may not need any proof of divorce to get married and you might be able to marry again right away. The clerk where you request the marriage license may well know. I am not licensed there, but a lawyer in your state should be able to answer this very quickly.

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  • Can I get visitation changed if it is already set in a divorce decree?

    The past 3 years I have had my son with me even though the divorce decree states that I have him every other weekend. Now that I asked for Child Support his father has decided to take him back. Do think I would have a case in getting him back with...

    Randall’s Answer

    It may depend on which state or even community you are in, but visitation and custody can often be changed where the circumstances warrant. Some states require a chang eof circumstances before custody is changed so you should talk to a lawyer who practices family law in your community.

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  • Divorce

    me and my husband have been married for 14 yrs and a couple weeks ago we got into a bad verbal argument he cussed me out and low down me and fussed becaue i made a wrong turn and i left the state for a couple of he tried calling me to see where i ...

    Randall’s Answer

    See a lawyer asap. Too much more information needed for a proper answer here, but if you don't protect yourself, you will be in trouble. Get some advice, see a lawyer and don't wait until after the court rules against you because you have not been around. You do have rights.

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  • My husband will be furious to find out I want a divorce, but not surprised. I'm scared to tell him, what do I do?

    I'm scared that he will become verbally abusive & defensive. I'm not sure if he will physically hurt me or not. He has threatened me before. We've been married about 12 years & have children that I love more than anything.Also there hasn't been an...

    Randall’s Answer

    You should immediately consult with an attorney to learn your rights. Taking the money before he does may be an option,but you should discuss the legal and strategic ramifications with a lawyer before doing that. If you are worried for your physical safety, get out, be safe, don't wait for advice about how to protect yourself if you are in harm's way; just protect yourself and your kids. But please get advice soon. There are many ways to help yourself, including restraining orders that may help your physical and financial safety.

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  • Grounds for divorce

    Ten years ago, I left my husband and just shy of 6 months.. I came back to NC to him. Over the years, there has been lack of affection, he's propositioned 2+ of my friends, that I know of. He also, has this fetish of bondage and that is the only w...

    Randall’s Answer

    Fortunately for you, North Carolina may be one of the states that recognizes such a lawsuit. I am not licensed in NC, so you should consult with an NC attorney, but be prepared to show how his conduct, and more importantly hers, caused you financial damage. Good luck.

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