What makes a good divorce attorney?

What makes a good divorce attorney?

When you meet with a family law attorney to hire them, make sure they are bold and exude confidence. A good family law attorney has integrity. This means that the attorney is honest and fair in their billing, and works on a client’s case as if it was their own. Trust your gut when you meet with a family law attorney.

How can I avoid paying maintenance for my wife?

  1. you can file petition for restitution of conjugal rights but you cannot force your wife to stay with you .
  2. if order of maintenance is passed against you and you are aggrieved you can go in appeal against the said order before sessions court .
  3. even if you take personal loans your maintenance wont be reduced .

How long do I have to pay my ex wife maintenance?

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Spousal maintenance is usually paid on a monthly basis and can be set for a limited period of time (a term of months or years) or until one of the parties dies (known as a ‘joint lives order’).

Do I get half the house in a divorce?

In California, each spouse or partner owns one-half of the community property. And, each spouse or partner is responsible for one-half of the debt. Community property and community debts are usually divided equally. And, in a divorce or legal separation in California, it will be treated as community property.

Is your partner entitled to half my house?

If you and your partner bought your house or flat together it is likely that you will both be entitled to share in any money made from its sale. If the tenancy is in your sole name, or jointly with your partner, you are entitled to stay.

What rights do cohabiting couples have?

Cohabiting couples have no legal duty to support each other financially, either while you are living together or if you separate. Nor do you automatically share ownership of your possessions, savings, investments and so on. In general, ownership is unaffected by moving in together.