Asked in Divorce and Marriage Law, Estates, Probate
Does Missouri grant a spouse an elective share upon the death of their spouse?
Yes. See Missouri Uniform Probate Code section 474.160. See link provided below. ...
Asked in Divorce and Marriage Law
Can you divorce a terminal ill spouse in the state of Mississippi?
You can divorce a spouse if a judge decides to grant you a divorce. Legally is different from ethical considerations. ...
Asked in Power of Attorney
How do you obtain power of attorney for an incompetent spouse?
Apply to the probate court with the appropriate documents. If they find the spouse is incompetent, they will grant the power of attorney. ...
Asked in Relationships, Estates
If a spouse dies leaving everything to his children what are the rights of the surviving spouse in S C?
In South Carolina the surviving spouse can file an election to take a share of the husband's estate. The state will grant her a statutory share. ...
Asked in Divorce and Marriage Law, How To
How to divorce an uncooperative spouse?
You can serve a spouse with separation papers which they have no recourse not to accept. You can also serve them with divorce papers. They can refuse to sign, but eventually a judge may grant the divorce anyway. ...
Do you have to grant the wish of your spouse for a divorce knowing you will end up paying for child support and alimony?
The power to "grant" a divorce does not lie with you it lies with the family courts. You cannot force your spouse to stay married to you. The court will establish child support (and alimony, if any) based on the needs of the parties and the ability to pay. ...