Daughter desperately needs advice..on spouse abuse...

Asked almost 2 years ago - Lexington, TX

38 years of marriage...husband refuses to give her money from paycheck orb deposit in joint account. needs legal advice a s a p

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  1. Stephen Neil Foster

    Contributor Level 15


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Get a lawyer to attach, garnish or freeze the account. It is very likely 50% her money. It isn't his decision to "give" her anything.

  2. Theresa Cay Langford

    Contributor Level 15


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    Answered . I have attached a link to a resource site for abused spouses - they should be able to locate assistance near your daughter. If he has abused her, then she needs to file criminal charges and seek victim's assistance.

    If he has not abused or assaulted her, but is withholding lving expenses, and she cannot afford an attorney, contact Legal Aid, in the second link below.

    The above answer does not create an attorney/client relationship. These responses are merely intended to provide... more
  3. Luke D. Kazmar


    Contributor Level 14


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    Answered . The most obvious move would be a motion for spusal support.

    The author provides the preceding information as a service to the public. Author's response, as stated above,... more

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Divorce is the process of formally ending a marriage. Divorces may be jointly agreed upon, resolved by negotiation, or decided in court.

Divorce and joint accounts

In a divorce, any joint bank accounts held by the couple will be liquidated and divided between the two parties.

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