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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Michigan on
Q: can my spouse cut me off of my accounts for money? Amidst travel during covid, he left me with no means to survive

We have been separated for years but been very cordial unless/until he dates this women years younger then him, then he starts spending everything he makes. I’m a stay at home mother to 16 year old triplets. I never spent any money on myself from accounts, only for bills and kids. I was traveling... Read more »

Kent Wood II
Kent Wood II answered on May 14, 2020

If you are a named account holder, no one can take your name off the account without your permission. BUT, any account holder can empty the account and then take their name off the account or just stop making deposits to the account.

It is difficult when it is "from out of...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Michigan on
Q: Can 17 year olds legally leave home and stay with someone else in the state of Michigan?
Kent Wood II
Kent Wood II answered on May 13, 2020

Under Michigan Law a Parent is required to provide for the financial needs of a child until they reach the age of 18, and potentially longer if that child has not graduated from high school yet. This requirement continues whether the child is living in your home or that of another. There is also... Read more »

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