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How Can I Get My Name Off of Credit Card Debt After A Divorce?

My son is divorced and the judge said he is responsible for one credit card and his ex the other, how does he get his name off so his credit is not affected? Read more [...]

My Spouse Physically and Financially Abandoned Me, How Do I Get Help With a Divorce When I Have No Income?

I have been married for a decade to a Brazilian man, who I supported while he attended and graduated aviation school. Until 2007, I had been the primary breadwinner for our household. He now works for Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (an airline) and has physically and financially abandoned me. In February left me with a $1,000 check to cover $1,500 rent and a 4 bedroom house, full of furniture to move. I have not seen or spoken with him since. Read more [...]

Is There is a Way to Reduce Arrears on Welfare Owed to the State By My Ex Wife?

I live in California. I am wondering if there is a way to reduce arrears on welfare owed to the state by my ex wife. Read more [...]

Am I Liable for a Joint Vehicle Being Repossessed if My Husband and I are Separated?

My husband and I have been separated since May of this year. I have not started the legal paperwork yet for a divorce. We are joint co-signers on a vehicle that he kept in his possession after the split. This vehicle was repossessed this past weekend. Can the finance company come after me for wage garnishment or such? Do I have any rights in this situation? Read more [...]

How Do I Have Child Support Modified if I Haven’t Even Been Allowed to See the Kids in 20 Years?

My divorce was signed in 1997. I am a disabled physician. The onset of the disability was 1/97 -and was a psych problem. Because of this, I signed a divorce giving my children 50% of my disability check until they were age 26. 1 child is 25 now, the other is 14. Read more [...]

My Soon to be Ex Husband Sold My and My Children’s Belongings Without Our Consent, What are My Legal Options?

Soon to be ex-husband sold items belonging to my children, knowing that we wanted them. His attorney requested list of items we wanted just last week. What are my legal options? Also house up for short sale and I found out in-laws living there free and altered interior for their needs I.e. Doors put up etc. Read more [...]