Will the court agree if my spouse wants to give me everything, more than a typical alimony amount for our circumstances?
This will be my spouse's at-fault divorce and he wants to give me whatever I want. Of course I want the house.
We have been married for 9 years. I don't think I can wait several more months for the 10 year mark.
If my spouse signs a document that says I will get paid x amount every month until he dies and whatever else I want (i.e. x percentage of money in our join savings account), will court agree to it or ignore it to apply the alimony law?
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There’s no such thing as an “at fault divorce”. He feels guilty, so he may want to give you whatever you want. But the guilt will (WILL) wear off. Don’t try DIY. It won’t be wise at all. The 10 year mark is not as important as you think. Hire a pro.
This is general advice. You are anonymous. If you PM me I won’t know what it’s about.
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Yes. Spouses may agree to divide assets differently than strict application of CP law would otherwise require.
You will need attorney assistance to prepare orders.
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