Q&A: Is it Possible to Get a Portion of my Spouse's Inheritance if we Divorce or Separate?

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DIVORCE & INHERITANCE: The short answer is, it depends. Normally, the rule in the U.S., I believe in all the states is that inheritances are separate property. So the fact that you were married for 40 years and your spouse cheated causing your divorce would not be itself enable you to reap a part of the $30 million …

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Q&A: Can You Get Your Divorce Judge Fired From Your Divorce Case or Removed From the Bench Completely?

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Let’s face it. Not every divorce judge is a Divorce Saloon Titan. I think under certain rarefied circumstances either one or both of those options – fire or remove – is possible. But it is extremely rare to get a judge removed. You can get a judge fired if you can show gross misconduct. For …

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How to get a quickie annulment

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Pope Francis has made revolutionary changes to annulment rules in the Catholic Church. I found this out as I was working on another post about my own annulment which will be published on this website shortly. But in the meantime, here are the reasons you can use to get out of your marriage if divorce …

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Q&A: What is a Divorce Judgment Nisi

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 A nisi divorce judgment is a term used to reference a judgment (in the context of divorce a “divorce judgment”) that is not yet final. It is what is called an “intermediate judgment” because it is in between. You are divorced, but not really. It is an “interlocutory judgment.” As a general matter, a judgement …

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