The longer your friend remains married, the stronger his spouse’s claim to spousal support, especially since she is not working, and he is the sole support for both of them presently. He should also think twice about whether he wishes to continue to remain as her immigration sponsor in the United States since he may be held liable for her support even after the divorce is settled.
If your friend is located in the New York City metropolitan area, I strongly suggest that he call me at 212-370-1660 to discuss mediating his divorce. This matter should not be left to self-help. It’s too important for his future, and if not done correctly will expose him to financial claims in years to come.
Leonard M. Weiner, Esq./Divorce Solutions