Divorce FAQS

//Divorce FAQS

YOU CAN’T GET COMPENSATED FOR LOST WAGES IF YOU REPRESENT YOURSELF

The divorce was done. Afterwards, the parties filed contempt petitions against each other. The Trial Court had a hearing on both petitions.   Both parties were in contempt. Wife was ordered to pay some of husband’s attorney fees. Husband had an attorney represent him. Wife was pro se.   She did not have an attorney.   So there [...]

By | June 22nd, 2018|Divorce FAQS, Post-Decree Issues|0 Comments

WHAT IS AT STAKE TO GET THE OTHER SIDE TO PAY YOUR ATTORNEY FEES?

Husband appealed the court's allocation of property and debt.  A divorce decree was entered. It was husband’s job in court to prove that his 401k, ESOP, or stock options had a nonmarital value.  It was not wife’s job to do that.  The Court did not find that husband proved that his valuable assets were his [...]

By | June 22nd, 2018|Divorce FAQS, Financial Issues When Divorcing|0 Comments

THE EFILING SYSTEM IS MANDATORY. MAKE SURE YOU KNOW HOW TO USE IT.

Lawyers and pro se litigants are both required to use electronic filing.  The issue of filing deadlines is an important one to know. This applies to all types of cases, not just family law. The plaintiff in a personal injury suit tried to electronically file a motion to reconsider.  It was shortly before midnight the [...]

By | April 26th, 2018|Divorce FAQS, Uncategorized|0 Comments