I drew up a separation agreement, but my wife will not sign it. I have tried to negotiate terms, and changed some things, but she still refuses to sign. We have a house, a child, and are currently paying off a bankruptcy. What steps should I take next?
If I hire an attorney, would s/he be able to make my wife sign a separation agreement? Or should I just move out, and wait and see what she does next (if anything, since she does not have the money to hire her own attorney, as far as I know)? If I do leave, would she be able to take me to court for abandonment? I intend to continue to pay the monthly bankruptcy payments, which includes the mortgage, so financially speaking, I would not be leaving her without means of support.
Thanks for your help.