Client/Wife and OP/Husband had been partners for over 18 years before they legally married. They married in December 2009, but separated in January 2010. They continued to live in the same house, but were not intimate with each other. Both parties have a history of domestic violence. The marital estate may include the marital portion of OP’s retirement benefits, bank accounts, the increase in value in a home that OP inherited, and debts. Client is not employed. OP may be employed. Client has filed for spousal support. Client needs assistance with filing for divorce and seeks representation in divorce proceedings to protect her interest in the marital estate.
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