My husband just informed me that he just signed a one yr lease he took $ 600 . 00 from me to do this . . Can he do this ? Can I get him for abandonment in Calif ? He wants me to sign papers that I do not understand ? Is there anyone out there that I can fax these papers to ? Just to tell me if I will get nothing or if I'm being taken advantage of ? There aren't any children involved , He also is the bread winner . we have been married for 4 yrs . I do not want to sign these papers . I do not want this divorce . what can I do ?
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Don't sign anything. Call around and get yourself a consultation with an experienced family law attorney ASAP. Have the attorney review anything before you sign it.
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It's not clear what it is you are being asked to sign. California is a no-fault state. He does not need your consent or agreement to get a divorce. He may be asking you to sign the Acknowledgement of Receipt of the divorce papers. Signing that document just means you are acknowledging that you received the documents; it does not mean you agree or that you are committing to anything. You say you don't want the divorce, but what it sounds like is that you're fine with a divorce or separation as long as you receive some kind of financial support. You are welcome to fax the documents to my office. I can look them over for you and clarify for you what it is that has been served. I offer a free initial consultation. My fax is (888) 411-9036.
I agree with my colleague. Do mot sign anything.
You might want to consider calling an attorney willing to provide you with a free consultation. Also, if looking on the internet, there are attorneys who provide legal coaching services for individuals who can't afford to hire an attorney to r epresent them. In such cases, there is no need to limit your search to your area--as any attorney in California who provides coaching services can assist you.
It sounds like you are confused and need someone willing to listen and put you in the right direction.
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