How can I file for divorce and my wife keep the marital property?
01/16/2009 - Divorce - State: TX #15010
I went to an Attorney and paid $300.00 for a divorce action. I wanted to leave my wife and have her keep the two cars and the house. I found out that there was a lien on the house from the government. The Attorney never answered my calls to see what I needed to do to proceed with the divorce.
Based on the information you provided, it is unclear whether you are seeking an uncontested or contested divorce. In contested divorces, the parties are adversarial and unable to agree on the terms of divorce. Common areas of disagreement include, but are not limited to: grounds for divorce, custody of the children, visitation rights, division of the assets of the marriage, child support, maintenance (alimony), payment of family debts, contribution toward educational expenses (college or parochial), payment of health insurance for the dependent spouse, income tax structuring, etc. Both parties may desire a divorce, but cannot agree on important issues like, but not limited to, property distribution, debt allocation, child support, custody, and alimony. In a contested divorce, the couple seeks to let the court system decide the matters related to the divorce. We do not offer forms and/or divorce packages for parties interested in a contested divorce.
In uncontested divorces, the parties are in agreement on all matters, and the court serves to approve their divorce agreement. Please see our Texas uncontested divorce forms and packages provided at the link below.
You should consult an attorney of your choice for legal representation and legal advice.
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01/16/2009 - Category: Divorce - State: TX #15010
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