While husband was in the hospital wife removed ,000 from the couple’s joint account.The husband had been employed as a defense contractor making approximately 0,000 a year in salary, but had been fired due to poor job performance and missed work.In the unpublished case of , the parties were married for fifteen years before separating, after husband confessed to wife that he was having an affair with his ex-wife.After the confession, husband became suicidal and checked himself into the hospital, never to return to the marital residence.Posted Thursday, February 12th, 2015 by Gregory Forman Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Child Custody, Divorce and Marriage, Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Law and Culture, Litigation Strategy, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Specific People coming out of an unhappy marriage are often eager to begin dating.Yet there are risks in dating before one is divorced.For the spouse seeking alimony, adultery can act as an absolute bar. The supported spouse can incur significant fees in defending that claim. Code § 20-3-130(C)(10) reads: In making an award of alimony or separate maintenance and support, the court must consider and give weight in such proportion as it finds appropriate …
Even though separated, you are still technically married until the court enters the order granting the divorce.
The husband appeared in the protective order proceeding, but did not appear for the trial on the divorce case.
The wife failed to call her corroborating witness, and husband’s counsel moved to strike wife’s case.
It is important to understand that by representing yourself, you may be giving up important rights.
It is very important for you to find out if your spouse has a pension, retirement account, insurance or other significant property before you decide whether to file your own divorce.