Skip to main content

My husband just told me that he was seeing someone else & wants a divorce. What are my rights?

Danville, VA |
Filed under: Divorce Civil rights

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?

+ Read More

Attorney answers 1


Without knowing about home ownership, pensions, relative incomes it is not possible to outline your rights here but go to where you can download my book or order it. It's title is "What Every Virginia Woman Should Know About Divorce". It will answer your questions. Meanwhile, DO NOT SIGN ANYTHING !!

Get Avvo’s 10-part divorce email series

A weekly guide with tips and legal advice for each stage of the process.

Divorce topics

Recommended articles about Divorce

What others are asking

Can't find what you're looking for?

Post a free question on our public forum.

Ask a Question

- or -

Search for lawyers by reviews and ratings.

Find a Lawyer