Can a judge order my husband to get a job and pay child support and alimony?

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Question:  My husband has not worked in 2 years. Can a judge order him to get a job and pay child support,alimony? State:  Georgia Answer:  If your husband is still your husband, the court cannot order child support or alimony payments. If you are divorced, you can ask the court for a Modification Order to change or increase the payment amounts. The judge cannot really order your husband (divorced or not) to get a job. The judge can make...

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Desperate

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Question:  I’m from mich. My husband and I moved to NC by his family. We came in Jan. Things weren’t good so I went back to mich for a month and he talked me and my kids to come back. Well now I know he’s been cheating and I wanna leave for good. Now he refuses to let go back home with my kids. I have no friends or fam here. I wanna go back to mich. Is it illegal for me to take my kids to Michigan??? We haven’t even been back for 6 months. (MI) State:  ...

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I married someone with an alias name. Am I still legally married to them?

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Question:  If I married someone and I found out that they used an alias name and that’s not their real name on their birth certificate , am I still legally married to them? State:  Pennsylvania Answer:  You are probably still very legally married since the name difference does not substantially alter your existing marriage. It might represent a name “mistake” on the certificate to some, while others may construe it as...

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How can I find my lost divorce decree?

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Question:  How can I find my lost divorce decree from Oxon Hills, Maryland? State:  Wisconsin Answer:  If you got a divorce in Oxon Hills, you need to go to the Prince George’s County website and start digging. You will find contact info for the Clerk of the Court as well as the Public Documents Library. There will probably be a nominal fee, but your divorce records should be in there somewhere. – The Divorce.com Team Wendy...

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A question about a divorce

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Question:  If you got married in cook county can you still file for the divorce in another county? State:  Illinois Answer:  Yes, you can file for divorce in the county in which you reside s long as you have been in the state for more than 90 days. – The Divorce.com Team Wendy Jaffe and Divorce.com can only provide general information about divorce. DO NOT RELY ON MS. JAFFE’S ADVICE ALONE. Before acting on information provided...

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How do i get started?

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Question:  I am 19 with 2 children I want to divorce the father of my children the sheriff said that i had to do it if i want him to not break any more of my things but that i couldnt file for my broken things already since we were married by common law cause we lived on and off for 3 years even though we never signed papers and i would love to have more custody on my children because of the fact that he doesnt want them around i have recorded saying that and then he also threaten to...

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Does moving with my children out of the shared marital home have any negative ramifications prior to divorce?

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Question:  Does moving with my children out of the shared marital home have any negative ramifications prior to divorce? There is no abuse, just a fairly amicable divorce. State:  Ohio Answer:  If you move out with your kids before the divorce proceeding, this should not, in itself, adversely affect any future divorce proceedings.  However, Ohio Code Title XXXI, Section 3105.171 lists several factors that are considered when dividing...

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Parent Alienation

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Question:  My wife’s children of a previous marriage are showing extreme signs of alienation to the point in which they indicated they will not be coming home during her placement. Ages 14 and 15. Will Wisconsin courts do something? We have additional evidence of poor choices of the other parents alienating behavior. State:  Wisconsin Answer:  The Wisconsin courts will do something if you ask for a modification and review of the...

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I’ve decided to get a divorce so how do I start the process?

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Question:  I’ve decided to get a divorce so how do I start the process? State:  Wyoming Answer:  The first step towards obtaining a divorce is to contact a lawyer. This can be done right here on Divorce.com by using the “Find a Lawyer” section. After you have retained an attorney, the attorney will file the papers necessary to begin the divorce process.      I hope this helps! Wendy Jaffe   Wendy...

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Do I have to answer summons or will divorce become final?

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Question:  I was served today for resolution of marriage. I do not plan to contest. Do I have to answer summons or will divorce become final? State:  California Answer:  Assuming you signed for the papers you received, that is all you have to do. But it might not be all you should do. If you do not plan to contest the divorce at all, and do not respond to the court, the terms and conditions of the divorce agreement will be written 100% in...

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What criterias do i have to go through in-order to get a divorce?

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Question:  Hello my name is Angela, I been with my husband for almost 4 months… what criterias do i have to go threw in-order to get a divorce. I don’t currently work, He own his own company plus he have a full-time job is there any possibility that I can ask for alimony until I find a job. Please just tell me what i need to do…and we been together for over 10yrs before we got married. we have no children together, I have my own kids which is twins and they are...

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Is there a law that will force my husband to pay for my attorney?

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Question:  i want to get a divorce but my income is low,my husband has a retirement from the 20 years he did in the navy and he is working for the postal services for 3 years,how can i afford a lawyer and move out whit my children?is it a law that will force him to pay for my attorney and help me financially until the divorce is final?thank you State:  Missouri Answer:  You can ask the court to issue temporary support orders to cover...

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Divorce or palimony suit?

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Question:  I lived with a man who I was married to in 1975. Got divorced in 1978. Got back together in 1980 due to an illness I had which made me disabled mentally – Viral Insefelitis. Left a scar in my brain which causes seizures (controlled by meds. & memory problem due to scar). He stayed with me for 20+ yrs. Referred to me as his wife to people. Bought a house together & filed taxes together. A year 1/2 ago he leaves me for a 35 yr. old (he is 58 & I’m 60)....

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How to get a divorce from my husband and keep it cheap. Georgia

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Question:  I would like to know would i be able to get a divorce from my husband, we’ve been married 11 years and have 2 kids together, we’ve been separated for 5 years he cheated on me with another woman and have not done anything for my kids so i’m trying to find the procedure so i can get at out as cheap as possible he’s always broke so i guess ill have to pay for it. (In GA) State:  Georgia Answer:  Georgia...

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Husband moved to different state

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Question:  I live in Florida. husband moved to IN last week, and now says he has to wait 3 mths to establish residency before he can start a divorce. The mortgage has not been paid since May, nor the equity. He gives me $100/week for our daughter. He says that he will initate the divorce as long as I stick to the $100 and take on half his credit card debt. If he starts a divorce up there would I be made to go there for court. Would it be better if i initiated it?? Any info would be...

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Mid-divorce question

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Question:  My wife and I filed for divorce in Feb. 09. We were advised to file bankruptcy pre-divorce. Bankruptcy is taking a long time, and now both our Attorneys seem mad at us. My question in a nutshell-since we are getting along amicably now and think we may able divorce on our own-can we fire our Attorneys and change from a contested divorce to uncontested, and possibly use Legal Zoom (or similar) and move this along with no more Attorney fees? State:  ...

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Is it relevant as to who should file divorce first?

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Question:  I am trying to understand the importance of filing for a divorce. Is it relevant as to who should file first? Does this action mean that one party will pay more than the other? State:  Wisconsin Answer:  The first task in the process of getting divorced is the filing of a divorce petition, also known as a Petition for Dissolution of the marriage. One spouse must file the petition with the divorce court even if both parties...

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What happens when my wife will not talk to me, nor wants to call back, nor gives me her address?

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Question:  What happens when my wife will not talk to me ,nor wants to call back,nor gives me her address. State:  New York ...

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My wife and i have been separated since 2007. I don’t know where she is. Can I divorce?

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Question:  My wife and i have been separated since 2007. No contact with eachother since then and I don’t know where she is. Can I divorce? State:  Florida Answer:  Fortunately, you can get a divorce without knowing your wife’s whereabouts. Every state has a way to “serve” someone with divorce papers who can’t be found. Most states call this “substitute service.” Typically, you need to prove that...

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What age is it in Tennessee that a child can say who she wants to live with?

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Question:  What age is it in Tennessee that a child can say who she wants to live with? State:  Tennessee Answer:  The state of Tennessee will “listen” to the wishes of a minor child once they reach the age of 12. Like most states, Tennessee bases child custody and support decisions on what is in the best interests of the child. A child 12 or older can give their opinion as to which parent they would like to stay with....

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