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Cassandra T Savoy

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  • What will l do. If l divorce her, what will happen to our house, children, my credit card bills and hers that we used family

    My wife and l bought a house three years ago together, and we had children. if l didn't do exactly what she wants because she's too controlling she will call police and dyforce and give false allegation against me.

    Cassandra’s Answer

    You can file for divorce. Based on the limited facts as you present them, you may want to have some other place to live during the pendency of the divorce in order to avoid confrontations with your spouse. The assets and the liabilities of the marriage are generally the jointly owned. The details can be worked out through the divorce process. You will be required to support your children because after all you are not divorcing them. Your case has some complexity. You will likely not be able to handle this on your own. Find a good divorce lawyer.

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  • Do I really need a lawyer to file paper work to get divorce or I could do it myself?

    I want to start divorce processing, we have two kids, boy 10, girl 7, they live with her, they with me every other weekend, I make around $39000 a year,I pass $1200 a month as a mutual agreement, we don't have savings or own a house or nothing to...

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    All you need to do to begin the divorce process is to file a complaint. Whether or not you will be obligated to pay alimony is a function of many factors which include the length of the marriage, whether she is employed, or employable, her health and age. The amount of child support is determined by a formula issued by the Supreme Court of NJ. It takes into consideration, the income of both parents, the number of overnights with each parent, who pays for health insurance. In NJ, she does not have to "sign" to consent to the divorce, but you will want to have all matters relating to the end of the marriage written so as to avoid misunderstandings latter, and to avoid additional appearances in court. To prepare the settlement agreement you will want to speak with an attorney who knows all of the various issues to be addressed.

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  • In a divorce case is there anything like abandonment of marriage how dose it apply

    how long a person have to be out of home before abandonment of marriage apply

    Cassandra’s Answer

    The specific answer is that one spouse has to stop supporting the family for at least one year. However, most people filing for a divorce in NJ claim irreconcilable differences. You will be able to file within six months after the "problems" began. If you claim irreconcilable differences, you can then focus your attention on resolving issues of spousal and child support, the distribution of assets and liabilities and other matters that will be more meaningful down the line.

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  • Charges for Copies?

    The court ordered my husbands law firm to produce documents related to his employment (he is an attorney). The lawyer for the firm wants to charge me almost $1000.00 to make copies. Can they do that? I don't need paper copies, I need digital c...

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    The firm is allowed to charge for discovery, but the fee has to be reasonable. The reason for the amount charged is in part to cause you to reconsider your request. If you think the amount is unreasonable, ask the court for input.

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  • I live in New Jersey and I haven't seen my wife in 17 years. I want to divorce her so I can move on with my life.

    Her last whereabouts were in New York.

    Cassandra’s Answer

    Contact me to file a complaint. In the event you do not know your spouse's address, we can still file. I look forward to hearing from you!

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  • Child support and alimony

    i have 4 kids we divorced 2 of the kids 18 and more the other 9 and 12 under the agreement she has the phisycal custody and i have to pay 1000/month my ex is math teacher she make 1000/week i am car salesman i mak...

    Cassandra’s Answer

    Your question is complex and I do not have all of the information to give you a definitive answer. However, ifi you are already divorced and you did not get alimony, it is probably too late to get alimony now. If you believe that the child support is unfair, you may be able to ask the court for a reduction. While I believe you need a lawyer's help, you can file a complaint to reduce child support by going down to the court house. Bring all of your financial records with you on the day of the hearing: income tax returns (3 years), 3 recent pay stubs,

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  • If your boyfriend is a tier 2 sex offender and he wanted to move in with you and your school age children, is that possible?

    do you'll have to be married for him to do that, or have children together for you'll to live together....what are the rules on this? And if you'll were to move in together, would your neighbors and children school be notified?

    Cassandra’s Answer

    You are inviting a problem. The neighbors will surely learn of his status and if you are reported to Child Protective Services it could become problematic for you.

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  • Can I press charges?

    I had an argument with my (now ex) boyfriend on Wednesday. I lost my temper and slapped his face, which I acknowledge and accept blame for. He then put me in a headlock, and threw me against the wall. My eye busted open and I was bleeding excessiv...

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    You initiated the harm that befell you. I would move on with my life and let sleeping dogs lie. You must have expected a response when you slapped his face, and you knew then he is bigger and stronger than you.

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  • How can I drop a protective order from 12 years ago in New Jersey that I didn't even know about?

    I had dated a women that was a bit unstable. When I left there was no arguing or fighting. When I applied for a pistol permit in Connecticut 12 years later they told me that I have an open no contact order. The detective gave me the case number...

    Cassandra’s Answer

    You have a problem. Restraining orders in NJ are permenent. although a permanent order could not have been issued without you. I would contact the court and request a hearing. Let the court find her.

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  • TRO and dept payment obligations

    i have a temporary domestice violence restraining order against my husband. i have left the residence and did not request a move out order against him. i requested that he make the house payment on 11/01. all was granted on my request. The court ...

    Cassandra’s Answer

    In general, move out or stay in, the mortgage has to be paid. The court usually does not allow one party not to make payments for household bills even when the court orders the party out of the marital residence, particularly if there are children.

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