Is my husbnd still responsible for our bills if he left me with no warning?
Question Details: My husband recently left me without warning and doesn't have any idea why. We have been married for a year and ever since I have been with him I was a stay-at-home mom to my son because that was what he prefered me to do. When he left he left me with nothing, no money just a bunch of bills that I can't pay and am getting calls about every single day. I was wondering if he is still held accountable for his share of the bills. He seems to think he isn't responsible even though they have his name on them too. Would be wise for me to try to get alimony until I am financially stable on my own.
I am so sorry for your situation. Yes, he is still responsible for the bills. Yes, you should apply immediately for exclusive use of the marital home, temporary spousal support and for child support. You need to speak with an attorney as soon as you can. Good luck.
Rate This Answer: Not Yet Rated
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you retain an attorney to represent you.
Helping 20 Million Americans a Year for 20 Years. FREE!