If my husband and I have no assets together, should I get a lawyer for our divorce?

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If my husband and I have no assets together, should I get a lawyer for our divorce?

We do have a child together, but I fear that if he
gets any type of custody of her something bad
could happen. He is an alcoholic and drinks on
a daily basis. He is verbally abusive to me and
sometimes our daughter. I have no family
where we live and want to move back to my
home state. Please offer any advice

Asked on April 3, 2016 under Business Law, New Jersey

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

You can buy out her share of or interest in the LLC: that, plus her resigning from any positions (e.g. manager) with the company, will remove her fully from the LLC. You can buy her out under any terms you and she find mutually agreeable--i.e. any amount you both agree on, paid out over period of time or in any way you agree to. Put the agreement in writing, then amend your filing with the state (your registration) once she's no longer an owner or member.


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