Want to divorce my husband but i have no idea how

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Want to divorce my husband but i have no idea how

My husband of 6 years has been cheating on me with hookers and apparently, most recently, the neighbor. we have 2 children. I will be seeking full custody alimony since he makes double what I make, doesn’t treat my job as important and has prevented me from taking other jobs and making more money because it didn’t fit his schedule. Only problem is I have nothing because of this. the house is in his name, I live paycheck to paycheck with the daycare payments and he complains that I don’t contribute. Help

Asked on August 15, 2018 under Family Law, Connecticut

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

I am so sorry for your situation.  Do not think that you have nothing: you have two beautiful children and likely more than you think in assets.  Was the house purchased during the marriage?  Then it is a marital asset for distribution regardles of whose name it is in.  So are investments and bank accounts. Each state has several different factors that affect Alimony and length of marriage and adultery are but two.  Please call your local bar association and ask for a referral to a divorce attorney for consultation.  Bring with you your last tax returns and W-2.  He plays head and heart games.  You deserve better.  You work and provide and take care of the kids.  Do not let him belittle that at all.  It is more than he can do.  Good luck.


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