I have a divorce attorney. But I would like to file a motion that I can handle myself and use my attorney for other things to save money. My attorney tells me I have to fire him first. I don't want to do that when I still need him for other things...
You are not required by law to be represented in a divorce. It sounds as though your attorney prefers to handle all aspects of litigation and is not willing to enter into an "unbundled services" arrangement. He is not required to do so. If you would like to handle certain aspects of your case, then you should seek out an attorney who is willing to enter into an unbundled services arrangement.See question
Married for 24 years,wife abondont family 2 years ago ,already lost our home to foreclosure. And living separately. All adult kids.
It is difficult to determine without having all of the facts. I am sorry to hear about your house. There may be other assets - vehicles, retirement funds, investment accounts etc. You should consult with an attorney and share the facts of your case. It also depends on whether your spouse will contest the divorce or not. There may be issues of spousal support.See question
I've been married 13 years and have 3 kids with my husband. We've suffered emotional, verbal and psychological abuse, especially my 12 year old and i because we're close. The kids are afraid of their dad and a couple of weeks ago my husband an...
Your safety should be a first concern, however this is a major decision and best entered into with planning. Consult with an experienced family law attorney.See question
My husband and I have only been marriedthree months. But we were together on and off and engaged several times before for about a year an 1/2. I lived with him in his homes. He has a ranch, and a few houses... Kim
Given the short length of the marriage you will not likely be entitled to much if any spousal support, however you will be entitled to distribution of marital property. If any of the homes or the ranch were purchased or appreciated during the marriage due to your contribution then you will likely have an interest.See question
I was accused of something I didn't do
Child protective services has broad discretion to protect children and can prevent parents from having access to their children for periods of time. If you feel that you have been accused unfairly then you should consult with an attorney and share whatever evidence you have.See question
My ex is requesting a modification in our support order, I'm sure he feels he is paying too much. I'm all for the NCP paying their fair share and would never demand more then that, but on the flip side, my ex's support does not go any further then...
You should include all expenses on the financial disclosure form, and bring the actual children's expenses to the court's attention with regards to a fair amount for him to pay.See question
I am in a Domestic violence shelter for abuse other than (physical). my order of protection was overturned. and now my husband that is in the country illegally is asking for full custody in the divorce. is this possible? I am a U.S Citizen, he is ...
Full custody to a person here illegally is problematic because if that person is deported then there is a question of what will happen to the children. Having said that, a court will consider all factors of which parent is the most suitable to be granted custody.See question
He signed everything except the marital agreement because he don't want to pay alimony, but I have pictures of him in bad with the other woman whom he moved into an apartment, he's paying her bills and he won't even help me. We had a court date bu...
If he is not agreeing to the settlement, then it sounds like the case may be headed to trial. If that is the case, if you do not have an attorney then you should consult with one.See question
My spouse was arrested 10 years ago for attempted murder I'm wondering when he might come home
Many inmates come up for parole before the end of their sentence, and if they have been on good behavior in prison may be released on parole. You could check with the prison system to see when he might be eligible for parole.See question
I was married for eight years And had four kids with him and now that he's in prison I want to know if information could come out against me
I am sorry to hear about your situation. It depends on what kind of information.See question