Because my ex-wife has allowed her boyfriend to move in with her, can I now reduce or stop paying alimony entirely?

Your former spouse being in a supportive relationship may be grounds for a modification of alimony. This can only happen if the court ordered the alimony in the first place or if you both reached a marital settlement agreement that left the alimony as modifiable. You should consult with an attorney on this issue to ensure that you qualify for a modification. Read More

What rights do I have being a pregnant wife and my husband files for divorce?

Because of the short duration of your marriage, you will not be entitled to spousal support. Once the baby you are pregnant with is born, you can seek child support from your husband. Unless you and him acquired property or assets during the marriage, it sounds like child support will be the only thing you are entitled to. Read More

What is the proper procedure to request (my ex) to file her answer, which includes financial affidavit and proposed parenting plan?

If the 20 days are up for her Answer, I would file a Motion for Judicial Default so that the matter will come up before the judge again. I would also file a Motion to Compel her mandatory disclosure which sounds like it may be overdue. This disclosure includes her financial affidavit. There is no requirement for her to file a proposed parenting plan but you may want to ask the court to send the two of you to Read More

During my divorce can I move back into the house?

Yes, you can move back into the marital home. If there are difficulties with your spouse or the board, you should seek legal assistance. Read More

Can my spouse get his foreign divorce judgment recognized in Florida with fake ownership declaration at the foreign court?

You need to bring this to the Florida judge's attention in case there is an issue of jurisdiction it can be properly dealt with. The Florida judge may require that the case in the other country be dismissed. Otherwise, you may need an attorney in this other country to ensure that your rights are not violated there. Read More

My Husband and I own a home that We are selling by Land Contract. In Divorce is the house value the same as the sale price?

Normally, yes the actual value of the home is the value in your divorce. The fact that you are selling it, gives you a real market valuation instead of simply an appraisal. You're normally not entitled to more or less than the actual sale price. Read More

My motion for enforcement was granted against my ex spouse, but they have not paid. What is the next step?

[dropcap type="circle" color="#ffffff" background="#555555"]Q[/dropcap] In my divorce, I was to receive my car, but before our divorce was final, they totaled it and took the insurance money. I filed for enforcement of final judgement where it was ruled that she was to pay the money directly to me within 30 days. That deadline expired 07/06/13 and she has not paid me or offered any payments. Can I file for Read More

My motion for enforcement was granted against my ex spouse, but they have not paid. What is the next step?

[dropcap type="circle" color="#ffffff" background="#555555"]Q[/dropcap] In my divorce, I was to receive my car, but before our divorce was final, they totaled it and took the insurance money. I filed for enforcement of final judgement where it was ruled that she was to pay the money directly to me within 30 days. That deadline expired 07/06/13 and she has not paid me or offered any payments. Can I file for Read More

Before filing a family law motion in different county than original, do you have to file for transfer of venue in original?

[dropcap type="circle" color="#ffffff" background="#555555"]Q[/dropcap] I understand that supplement motions can be filed in a different county than the original divorce was heard...but do you first have to file a transfer of venue motion in originating county? Is there a time frame? Is two years too long? Thank you for your time. [dropcap type="circle" color="#ffffff" background="#ef7f2c"]A[/dropcap] Supplemental Read More

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[dropcap type="circle" color="#ffffff" background="#555555"]Q[/dropcap] I want to do a public notification to divorce my husband I do not know his address I only have the one on our marriage license I have sent a certified letter to that address and no answer what do I need to do now? we got married in 2000 but have not been together since 2003 I am low income so any info possible would be greatly Read More