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Divorce options- I don’t want to fight it out in court.

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “My husband and I have not had a great marriage, but now that it’s ending, we do agree on one thing: we do not want to spend thousands of dollars in legal fees to litigate our divorce case in court. I was wondering what other options we have? We have been married for ten years, we have two kids, and we have hundreds of thousands of dollars of assets.”

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Why would the court dismiss my divorce case?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I filed my divorce petition several months ago. I was just notified that the court is about to dismiss my divorce case for inactivity. Can you give me more information about what might be going on and what steps I need to take to finalize my divorce? My spouse has not been cooperative, and I think that might be the issue.”

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Can I modify my child support order?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I have three small children. At the time my divorce I had a high paying job. I have been out of work for three months. Even if I get a new job I will probably make less money. There is no way I can pay what I used to pay in child support. I love my kids, but I have to be realistic about my options. Can I go back to court and renegotiate my child support order?”

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Divorce do I have to leave the marital home?

Recently I found out my wife is having an affair. She told me she wants to get a divorce. She plans on marrying the guy. We have two young children together. She also wants me to leave our home. I am wondering why I should leave the home if she’s the one who cheated on me and wants a divorce. I want her to end the affair and try to reconcile the marriage. I am wondering whether I am legally required to leave the home just because she says that’s what she wants. What are my rights?”

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