If your spouse is in an accident, and ends up in a coma, how long should you stay married? Comas can last for a few days, or they can last for years. More often than not, people do not wake up at all. If you also do not have power of attorney over your spouse, how long do you stay married to someone in this state? Here are some other things to consider before you move forward with a divorce from your comatose spouse.
- Getting a divorce is stressful, but it's even more stressful if you rely on your partner for financial support and you aren't sure how you are going to survive financially after the divorce. If you're in this situation, there are a number of things you can do, with the help of your separation and divorce attorney, to increase your spousal maintenance payments. Try these tips. 1. Make Sure the Courts Know About All Income Sources
- Being involved in an auto accident that isn't your fault can be a frustrating process, rife with reams of paperwork and multiple hard-to-answer questions about your actions prior to (and just after) the incident. This frustration can be even further compounded when you're not yet certain who was responsible for your accident, as in the case of a hit-and-run driver who has left the scene. You may wonder how you'll recover financial damages if you're not able to definitively point to an individual defendant or worry that your own uninsured motorist coverage may not be enough to fully compensate you for your injuries.
- Once a child support order is issued, the non-custodial parent has an obligation to make his or her payments as directed by the court. When he or she fails, the custodial parent might be tempted to restrict access to the child or place other limitations on the non-custodial parent's relationship with the child. Depending on the action, the custodial parent could be in legal hot water. Can You Prevent Visitation for Non-Payment?
- Money issues are some of the most controversial ones you will face in your divorce. This is especially true if you are divorcing after a short-marriage. In such a case, note these four things about your financial disentanglement: Most Courts Favor a Clean Break If you are divorcing after a short break, expect the court to favor a clean break format. This means the court will be interested in separating your finances so that none of you owes the other anything after the divorce settlement.