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Need to vent about X (I like using the letter better).

Posted by on Jun. 26, 2013 at 1:40 PM
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Very long story but what it comes down to is my X wants me to give up my alimony.  We have 2 children.  He is the custodial parent (another long story).  But they only seelp at his house and he only has them for an entire day 2 times per month.  I have them everyday from 3 pm until 8 pm. Every Saturday. And they sleep at my house 2 times per week.  Neither of us get childsupport.  I can only work part time at my job because I have to be there for them in the afternoons.  He wants to take me to court.  What do I do?

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by on Jun. 26, 2013 at 1:40 PM
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LuLuRex
by Silver Member on Jun. 26, 2013 at 4:33 PM

That's a tough situation but if he is determine to go to court I don't know if you'll be able to stop him.


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by Emerald Member on Jun. 27, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Wow hugs to you,
I guess that is a tough one,
I say perhaps you can ask a lawyer & see what they might suggest?
Good luck :)

fiddlerbird555
by Member on Jun. 27, 2013 at 2:01 PM

 Lawyer up!

Also document your childcare expenses. Include the estimate of lost income from not working fulltime. It couldn't hurt.

little.worthen
by Tess on Jun. 27, 2013 at 2:07 PM
Idk anything about alimony.
HeartofGold
by Gold Member on Jun. 27, 2013 at 2:12 PM
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 Alimony has nothing to do with the children. If he wants to go to court then there is nothing you can do. Arguing the amount of time the children are with who during an alimony case would be stupid IMO.

He may be just threatening court to try to bully you into giving up the alimony. Don't allow him to bully you. He may or may not actually go to court.

LancesMom
by Ruby Member on Jun. 27, 2013 at 7:46 PM
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I would talk to your lawyer! Hugs and good luck!

Lovemyshadows
by on Jun. 27, 2013 at 7:53 PM
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Quoting fiddlerbird555:

 Lawyer up!

Also document your childcare expenses. Include the estimate of lost income from not working fulltime. It couldn't hurt.

I would also keep a calendar of who keeps the children, times and dates.

RADmomma
by on Jun. 27, 2013 at 7:59 PM
No idea. But good luck.
RADmomma
by on Jun. 27, 2013 at 7:59 PM
No idea. But good luck.
xoch86
by Member on Jun. 27, 2013 at 8:55 PM

Tell the. Exactly what u told us. I doubt they'll make a change, especially considering the children are with u more than 1/2 the time and that is hindering ur ability to work full time. Collect receipts, document any expenses u make for urself and the children and if he wins, go to court for support

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