My husband was our only source of income and he split out of state. He left me with our 7 month old baby. I would like to divorce him and get full custody, alimony, and child support. Are all those things possible?
Yes. You will need to consult a California family law attorney there in Temecula, but suffice it to say, you can proceed with a divorce against him. In fact, you will likely be able to also file for a severance action against him for abandoning the child. The one downside is you will have to serve him whenever he is in order to proceed. I again suggest contacting a skilled and seasoned family law attorney there.
Yes, all of those things are possible, but not guaranteed. YOu will need to find him to serve him, or after doing due diligence, if you cannot find him serve him by publication.
The best avenue for you to take is to file for a Petition for divorce (or legal separation) and seek orders regarding child custody, visitation, child support and potentially spousal support and attorney's fees and costs. You should consult with a family law attorney immediately for advice as to how exactly you should proceed.
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