Abandonment


#1

Step 1: Get an attorney
Step 2: Get custody of the children
Step 3: Get child support
Step 4: Get post separation support
Step 5: Wait 1 year
Step 6: Get a divorce
Step 7: Get alimony

Sorry for the bluntness.

She may have a case for abandonment. If he refuses all requests to pay household expenses and family support. It is not automatic nor a sure thing. See Step 1.


#2

There is no special claim for abandonment it is an issue that you raise when you are litigating the issue of alimony. Abandonment means that one spouse left without adequate provocation, if she had an affair the court would likely consider it adequate provocation. It is not clear from your post whether she actually had an affair or not, can you clarify?

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#3

A husband walked out on his wife and told me that their marriage is over because he suspects the wife is having an affair. The wife have tried several times to get him to return home but he won’t. She also suggested they go through counseling and he said their marriage was over and beyond counseling. Now with out job and trying to figure out if she will still be able to take care of the bills and the kids. Has the husband abandoned the wife? How do you go about filing this against the husband and proving it?