Was she an authorized user on the account. If she closed the account it sounds like it is a joint account and you both have a right to the whole of the account. Therefore she can take all the money and there is nothing you can do about it. If it was not a joint account then you may have an argument. The costs to bring a small claims action would probably be more than $275 and if you were in jail the judge may not be real sympathetic to your situation but might.
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