Husband is military and we have been married less than 3 years. It would be 3 in December. I am going to school full time and working as much as I can and he says that if we divorce, I have to leave the car because he bought it and it's in his name. He is currently stationed in Korea but will be back in October. He is currently in the process of saving money for a truck his dad is supposed to be selling him. I don't make much money at my job; less than $200 a week since I am going to school full time. What am I entitled to?
Until you divorce you are entitled to reasonable support from him. If there is a legitimate case of him not providing, then you should contact his command. The Army has a written policy about this and enforces it.
What you might get as a result of a divorce is different. There will be a division personal property and debts according to what you can agree or state law. Spousal support will depend on many factors.
Go see a family law attorney in town. Unfortunately it doesn't look like you are close to a military base where you could start out with free legal assistance.
Mr Cassara may have a suggestion for an attorney in GA.
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Typically, short marriages do not result in significant support. Having said that, your facts certainly create some argument for at least temporary alimony, and also, regardless of what your husband says, his car and other assets bought during the marriage can be divided.
Since he is in the military he also has support obligations under military law which can result in him being locked up for violating.
So retain a good lawyer in your area ASAP to protect your interests.
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