My father wants to divorce my mom - except they've been married for over 30 years and he bought and paid for the house. He has also paid for all the debts she has incurred / been sued for over the years. They still live together but he's they've been separated for probably 15 or so years(they also sleep in different rooms). They tried getting a divorce when I was a child, but my mom realized she would get less in child support since I wanted to live with my father, so she stopped the proceedings. Now it appears she'll come out on top. They both live in the house he's paid for - she does not contribute anything to the household (she does work, but we don't know where the money goes-definitely not to any house payments or bills - even HER bills) he pays for her insurance, he buys/cooks his own food. She's constantly being called by collection agencies (no idea how she continues to get loans) - and is getting sued. She says she wants to be removed from the deed of the house, since she knows she doesn't deserve any interest in it. Since this is CA, we don't know whether or not that will matter,we're afraid he's basically screwed for the rest of his life paying her alimony, giving her half of everything he's work his entire life, and of course a big chunk of his income - which we know she will quit her job to get more income if he does file for divorce. Is there a way they can simply part ways without screwing my father?
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