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Freezing Marital Assets: Getting a Financial Restraining Order When You File for Divorce

While many couples behave honestly and fairly during a divorce, in other cases, spouses may try to harm the other financially. An angry divorcing spouse may try to hide assets, empty bank accounts, destroy property, or otherwise dissipate the marital estate. If you have good reason to believe your spouse is pulling a fast one with funds, the court may grant you a financial restraining order, which prohibits certain actions by your spouse.

In this article for lawyers.com, I explain how to obtain a financial restraining order in your divorce.