The bankruptcy trustee can take a percentage of your tax refund. If you file on January 1, 2013, the bankruptcy trustee is entitled to the full refund from 2012. However, if you file on July 1, 2013, the bankruptcy trustee is only entitled to half of the refund for 2013. It just depends on which day you file on.
There is a lot of missing information. For example, I would like to know if the child is under your care already, and if so, since what date? Potentially, if this occurred, you could be considered a de facto custodian. Also, sometimes a child can be emancipated. If the child is emancipated, an adoption could be possible. This might accomplish your desired result.
Most attorneys charge by the hour. As a result, it's difficult to determine the approximate cost without knowing what has to be divided. PRoperty only divorces are much cheaper than custody battle divorces.
You will want to check with a tax attorney in your state about the taxes and any exceptions you may meet on a lump sum payment for that state, as this is not intended to be formal legal advice. However, the general rule regarding IRS taxation is that if you paid the premiums out of your own pocket and did not deduct them, then the IRS typically views these payments as tax-free. However, if your employer paid the premiums, or you deducted them from your taxes already, then the lump sum is...
In the State of Indiana, I am unaware of any "Emergency Stay" except for in the context of bankruptcy. Perhaps the person you spoke to was referring to the automatic stay which goes into effect when you file for bankruptcy. If so, that person may have been thinking that if you were able to dispose of your other debts, then perhaps you might have enough income available. I would check with an attorney in the state where your decree was ordered.
Our firm represented a person who had the 401K before marriage, and during the marriage. The Court divided the entire asset in half.
Each person's facts and circumstances can vary this answer. You should consult with an attorney about your specific facts.
Once a divorce is filed, assets purchased after the filing are generally not marital assets. If credit is the issue, you might request a land contract. If credit is not an issue, why not try going through a normal mortgage broker. You should consult with a divorce attorney to make sure you're not violating any provisions of a preliminary order before purchasing the house. Additionally, your lawyer may be able to get language from the opposing party which can specify that if you bought the...
If you go to 46 East Ohio, in Indianapolis, Indiana, you can use the computers to see the bankruptcy petition. However, to print out the petition, you will be charged by the page. A second option is to go to www.insb.uscourts.gov, assuming your ex-husband filed bankruptcy in the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis division. You can pay to open an account, and print out the petition from your computer. Again, there is a per page charge.
I'm not sure if your business is an S corporation or a c corporation. If the business is an s corporation, and begins to make money, then that amount of income will flow through to your personal tax return.