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He has moved out
If my husband has moved out and refuses to give me any info about the mortgage nor the bills, what can i do to protect myself from getting evicted? we also have an 8yr old child
Asked on May 27, 2009 under Family Law, Illinois
B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 11 years ago | Contributor
You need to see an experienced divorce lawyer, as soon as possible. One place to find qualified attorneys in your area is our website, http://attorneypages.com
With a home and a child, you have to act now, and you have to choose the right approach. You should collect and protect whatever financial information you can get your hands on -- tax returns, bank statements, anything like that -- make a set of copies, bring it all to your attorney, who will want to get as much of the facts as possible.
The process differs somewhat, from one state to the next, and I'm not an Illinois lawyer. But there is absolutely a way to apply for child support, immediately, and if you file a divorce complaint, you can probably ask for temporary alimony and maybe some money for your legal fees, depending on all the facts. I very much doubt that any court would allow your mortgage to go into foreclosure if it can be prevented -- but you have to act, to let the court help you.
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