Hi,I've been married since 2009. I'm not financially stable & for the past 5-6 years have been dealing w. Emotional/mental abuse &'clinical depression. My Husband has lost all grounds of acting as a spouse to me. We don't sleep in the same room for past 3-4yrs. We been trying to have kids before all this & even got infertility treatment started for him to just say I don't want to try anymore. Also, his parents blame me for not having kids by now. Yes his FAMILY (parents & 25 y/o sister live w. Us). I take care of them more so then my parents. They don't speak English or drive after living in this country for 30 yrs. I take them to/from their medical appts & get their meds/groceries/ shopping etc. I don't have access to any of his bank or business accounts. We don't have any joint acc & when I asked to have them joined he would brush off the question. He wouldn't provide me with any of his credit cards & id have to ask for money as if I'm a child. We've been together since 2000. His family basically told me I have no rights in my own house & husband didn't stand up for me. I have massive student loans (300K) & I have continuously been working to pay it off w/ low paying tech job.
I suggest you speak to a lawyer...many offer free consultations. You can use the find a lawyer tool here on AVVO. We cannot speculate what someone is entitled too, there are too many factors involved. Good Luck!
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You should consult an experienced divorce attorney to review your documents and privately advise you on this matter. Best of luck!
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