Alimony , etc. Question


#1

Unfortunately, without meeting with you I cannot give you a ballpark of what you should expect him to receive. I can tell you that an equitable distribution does not always mean equal. If one of you has contributed you separate assets to the marital estate the court can consider that when making a distribution of property.

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#2

Nervously waiting. I am concerned what to expect when I go to court. I have been a victim of abuse, adultery, damage to property, false police reports claiming I threatened him. Husband getting out of jail next month, after 11 months due to for what he did to me. I filed for divorce a couple of months ago. I lived in my home for 7 yrs before we married and beyond my better judgement refinanced and placed his name on the loan and deed. Between attacks, he left me quite a few messages telling me he wanted nothing to do with the house and would sign it back over to me if I just give him his furniture…I saved the messages.

The company I worked for closed down in December and I’m on unemployment. He is a licensed barber and believe it or not has learned another trade in jail (HVAC). When we go to court, do you think it likely that a judge would grant alimony to either of us. I am not expecting or want it from him, just want my house back…but as dirty as he has been playing…I see him requesting it and half of everything. We refinanced in 2004 so I don’t see much equity in the house.

What is it that he can most likely walk away with?