we have been married 30 yrs, own our home. I want to move out, but am worried abandoment. He's being civil about everything and wants us to come to an agreement. Can I get a lump sum payment from him? I have personal bills that I need to pay and cannot afford to live on my own without some sort of financial help. I have job. What is considered in the property settlement?
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
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