Can husband sue me?


#1

You husband can sue you for Equitable Distribution. ED for short. This means he will want to divide half of all marital assets. That includes debt which is a negative asset. Take all positive assets and take all negative assets and add them up. Divide by 2 and that is what he (and you) will get if you fight it out. That includes any retirement funds that you have accumulated during the marriage.

Your mother-in-law cannot sue you for anything.

The management company can’t evict somebody that isn’t there. Right? If you pay all fees and penalties etc what can they do? Now if husband and MIL are still there they will get evicted.


#2

If you leave at the end of the lease and they refuse to do so I am not sure what the management company will do, you would need to consult with a property lawyer to find out what the law is in this situation.

If your husband does not work he may be able to file a claim against you for alimony and equitable distribution. Once you separate all of the property accumulated during your marriage will need to be divided equally.

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#3

My husband won’t work and I can’t afford to pay the rent much longer. I want to tell him if he doesn’t get a job (and keep it), he and his mother need to move out. She doesn’t work but she pays the utilities with some of her Social Security.

The lease on the house is only in my name, obtained after we were married and he and she are listed as occupants. The car is in her name and the registration has not been changed over to our state, and neither one have changed their driver license to reflect our state either. I contancted the managment company and said we may need to terminate the lease after next month which I understand comes with fees which I will pay. But if husband and mother-in-law refuse to leave can they sue me? Or will the management do an eviction against me even if I move out on time?