My business bank accounts were frozen in New York City. I had a judgment against me from a divorce matter. They just got the judgment against me in the amoutn of of 50k and put it against my bank account, but now I can't operate my business and pay my staff. How can I convince the bank to unfreeze these accounts? Please don't just say "get an attorney." What kind of documents need to be filed in court?
Family Law Attorney
You have to file an order to show cause with the matrimonial court showing how you expect to pay off the judgment. If the judge grants the order, you take it to the bank and they'll release the account. Otherwise you're financially incapacitated which typically happens in these cases.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
You can move to vacate the judgment if you have a basis and lift the restraint. Yes it would be helpful to have an attorney assist you.
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