Atlanta, GA asked in Divorce for Georgia

Q: Is it legal for a husbands girl friend sell wife's personal property from said home and divorce not complete

Not divorced yet in progress husband has live in girlfriend and husband has never given personal property to wife since wife was locked out of the house

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V. Joy Edwards
V. Joy Edwards
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Most cases are issued a standing order when the divorce is filed. Was that done when your divorce was filed? The standing order often prohibits the disposition of assets. You need to speak with an attorney to help get your property protected.

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

A: Sounds like Wife needs to file for divorce and ask the court for an order prohibiting the sale of personal property.

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

A: It would be a good idea for the wife to file for divorce and ask that she not be allowed to do anything with her personal property.

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