I am a Cancer Survivor and its hard for me to work. I am only getting what monies HE decides to give me.
Of course he was allowed to open an account. Your marital situation is unknown to the bank. Most men drain the joint accounts. I never have to suggest this to male clients as they have already done so. I always have to mention it to my female clients because they typically do not even think about doing it.
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As my colleague says, you are both free to withdraw sums from joint accounts during the marriage. If you file for a divorce, standing orders would prevent draining joint accounts. Here it's too late for thst, but bear in mind that he took marital property and put it beyind your reach. That sum would still have to be equitably divided if it still exists when either of you file for divorce. One reason for filing, in other words, is to prevent squandering marital assets.
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You need to file for divorce immediately. If he drained you financially, you need to open up credit cards so that you can support yourself until you can get before a judge. We see too often situations such as this. The man takes all the finances and then try to drain the woman financially so that she gives in. You should consult with an attorney today. Use the find a lawyer tab on this website and locate a local attorney that can assist you with this. Good luck!
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