Greetings. Listen to yourself. You know what you can and cannot do. First, you made some tough choices - like whether or not to pay for her attorney fees - and they back fired. So now, your next choices are just as important.
First, I say to tell her what you plan to take from the home. Take half. Then, run the child support guidelines and pay the exact amount you owe. Look at your wife’s income, the child support amount you pay, and whether or not she needs more money. If so, give her just enough to live. Best of luck.
Janet L. Fritts
Attorney at Law
4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 200
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
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