A tempting opportunity to thumb one’s nose at every day’s stress.
For financial security reasons perhaps the husband and his parents have purposely not kept any assets in his name, but he must be working either on his own or with his father, he must have an income, he must have drawings, salaries, bonuses or at the very least his share of expenses. Can we write an affidavit at the time of marriage that no alimony will exchanged during divorce? Well you could, what you are essentially talking of is a Pre-Nup. You will get access and even custody of your child if you show the evidence of your wife's affair to the court. Can a working women claim maintenance from husband during divorce or while they are together? But the income of wife will be taken into consideration to determine the quantum of maintenance she receives from the husband. My father-in law threatens to throw me & my husband out of the house & from a share of the property if we don't pay them money. We don't want to live separately as we fear that my brother in law & his wife will torture them once we leave.
If she seeks divorce she could file a contested divorce petition under the grounds of mental cruelty.
Since the husband is supportive, maybe she should talk to him and consider moving out of the in-laws home and living separately to make their marriage work. You cannot claim to be tortured and concerned for your in-laws at the same time.
Ideally, they say, the members of a couple should be able to maintain individual friendships with the opposite sex, but in reality, a friendship like the one Krista's husband is developing is often a slippery slope.
Friendship can lead to flirtation, and what once seemed harmless can grow and grow. Here, readers share some ground rules for a spouse's opposite-sex friendships.