Wife left 8-2015, I was left with the house and children and 15 years of debt. Never received child support, she never completed the initial filing and it was dismissed in 2016. I filed for absolute divorce 10-2017.
It can help or it can hurt. It depends on what relief you or the other side are seeking. Some relief the greater time you are separated the better outcome you can obtain but other relief the greater time you are separated can hurt.
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As counsel has suggested, length of time in calculating some assets can assist you and length of time calculating other assets/liabilities can put you at a disadvantage. If you have specific questions about asset and liability distribution, you should schedule a consultation with a family law attorney.
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On the one hand, yes; on the other hand, no. In the end, it depends on (1) more facts than you have provided here, (2) your desires, and (3) your expectations from the divorce. Certainly, you should consult with a family law attorney with this information.
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