Conroe, TX asked in Divorce and Banking for Texas

Q: Can I take my name off of a checking account his money goes into and make it to where we can not transfer money.

We have two checking accounts. My name is also on the account his deposit goes into. I have another checking account where my deposit goes. Am I able to take my name off the one account and make it to where we can not transfer money from one actor the other.

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Kelly Case
Kelly Case
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  • Frisco, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Your question would need to. have a lot more information before anyone can answer definitively. If divorce petition has been filed, then you will need to review the County Standing Orders to determine what you may or may not do. This is totally different in each county. If divorce has not been filed, yet, then the Standing Orders may not be in place but you need to be able to justify your actions with a legitimate reason in case you are asked to defend yourself.

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