Snellville, GA asked in Family Law for Georgia

Q: Family financial issue - husband and wife sold their house. husband keeps money not let wife access half of it?

The husband and wife sold their house recently. The husband keeps all money in one bank account, not let the wife access the account. The wife asked to have half of it but refused. What is the right way to handle it.

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Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If the wife wants some of the money, she has to file for divorce or separation.

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Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: She should consult with an attorney who can help her with moving forward with the divorce. That’s the right way to handle the situation. Without doing that it’s not likely that he will hand her half of the money.

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