How fast can you get a divorce in SC?
Uncontested vs. So, the faster they get their paperwork filed and get a final hearing date, the sooner they can get divorced (two to three months is a safe estimate). Click here to learn more about uncontested divorces in South Carolina.
Do I have to support my ex wife after divorce?
Many clients find it a difficult concept to grasp that the law can order them to financially maintain their former spouse even after divorce or dissolution. There is no automatic entitlement to spousal maintenance on divorce or dissolution.
Why does the wife get the house in a divorce?
If that spouse takes specific steps to keep the house as a separate asset during the marriage, then he or she will get to keep the house in a divorce. If a spouse moves in and starts making contributions to paying the mortgage and the upkeep of the home, then the house can become a marital asset.
Should I refinance my house before getting a divorce?
Option 1: Refinancing before filing for divorce (easiest) This is because, when you talk to your mortgage lender about refinancing, they will ask you your marital status. If you refinance before you file, you report that you’re still married, and then removing one of the spouses from the mortgage loan is much easier.
Does my husband have to pay the mortgage if he leaves?
You are both jointly and separately responsible for the full amount of the loan. If the loan is not paid, the bank may take possession and sell the home to pay it. Most commonly, if you remain living in the home, you should pay the mortgage and expenses for the home, pending sale.