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Scheherazade B Rastegar-Djavahery

Scheherazade Rastegar-Djavahery’s Answers

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  • My wife wants a divorce. What should I do first?

    My wife left me today for another man. She has not been paying the bills which I provided money for her to pay. I am concerned she may open credit cards which I would also be responsible for. How con I become financially detached legally as quickl...

    Scheherazade’s Answer

    Contact an experienced divorce attorney in your area for help starting the divorce process as soon as possible. Good luck.

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  • What is the time length to get an easy amicable divorce to be completed in San Francisco CA?

    Hi. My husband & I decided to divorce but remain in a very amicable term. We live in San Francisco, CA. Is it true that even if we agree on all terms and have no children or wealth it will take at least 6 months to get the divorce finalized? Is th...

    Scheherazade’s Answer

    There is a minimum six month waiting period to get divorced in California. With respect to your question about service, it is important that you not serve each other divorce papers. Have a third party serve your spouse. Please see the link below to determine whether you qualify for summary dissolution. Good luck.

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  • Since my husband is a bigamist do I have to have a lawyer to divorce or to get my name back?

    We got married and he was allready married in another state and now I don't know where he is?

    Scheherazade’s Answer

    If he was already married, your marriage is not legally valid. Contact an experienced attorney in your area. Good luck.

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  • Does my ex spouse get half of my 401k from the date of seperation or what is in my 401k currently?

    401k

    Scheherazade’s Answer

    Benefits you acquired before marriage and after the date of separation are your separate property and do not need to be divided. Anything acquired during the marriage and until the date of separation is community property. Please see the link below to read more. Good luck.

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  • Inmate divorce?

    Live in texas, we share no property or bank accounts. Married young while he was in jail . Was told by him it was the only way to see him in jail. Did not want to get married. Had one child of his while he was incarcerated. He has been incarcerate...

    Scheherazade’s Answer

    You can file for divorce while your husband is in jail. Contact an attorney in your area for assistance. Good luck.

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  • Collaborative divorce failed as x wouldn't follow social workers rules for children. Can his attorney propose a settlement?

    I kept thinking the social worker could reign him in to follow orders, but it never worked. I then went to meeting after meeting to discuss collaborative issues while he was not cooperative and aggressive with me. I will now start a lawsuit. Is...

    Scheherazade’s Answer

    Generally speaking, if the collaborative divorce process fails, the collaborative attorneys are supposed to withdraw. Contact your attorney to discuss your plans. Good luck.

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  • I currently live in Covington, Ga. I have been separated for a year and need to get divorced. How do I get divorced?

    i have been separated for over a year from my husband. Over the course of our marriage things went from good to really bad in the first year, after that my son moved back home with me and the man I am married to. From day one that my son returned ...

    Scheherazade’s Answer

    Contact an experienced divorce attorney in your area for assistance. Good luck.

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  • I need a divorce lawyer. I am 80 years old. Only two ways to increase the IQ of a child: learn music, or learn chess.

    I beat the legendary Bobby Fischer in a tournament chess game. I am a U.S. Chess Federation Life Master. I have taught chess in 20 San Diego schools. My wife is suing for divorce. She is from Russia, and is 50 years old. I do not have money. O...

    Scheherazade’s Answer

    You can use Avvo's "Find a Lawyer" tab or contact your state bar association for referrals to pro bono attorneys that may be able to help. Good luck.

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  • Living separately, my husband wants a divorce, can he be granted a divorce without my consent

    Due to religious beliefs

    Scheherazade’s Answer

    Yes, the divorce can be granted without your consent. Contact an experienced divorce attorney in your area for assistance. Good luck.

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  • Who do I go to for help with a divorce decree that my ex husband isn't following?

    He isn't following through with what he was supposed to do in the decree. But now wants to get me for child support after 5 years, when he was the one that said we didn't need to do child support.

    Scheherazade’s Answer

    I agree with counsel. Contact an experienced divorce attorney in your area for assistance. Good luck.

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