Instead of the normal “Ask the Lawyer” question today, we want to let you know about our radio program focused on legal issues relating to seniors and their families. The radio show is called Senior Law Radio and is on for an hour every Saturday afternoon, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., on WMUZ 103.5… Read More »

I am contemplating filing for divorce but my spouse makes virtually all of the family income. I am certain when I file my spouse will take me off the bank accounts and deny me access to money. If I ask my spouse to move out I am concerned that the marital bills will not get paid. What can I do to protect myself?

This issue often comes up right at the beginning of a divorce. Most Judges issue an initial Order called a “Status Quo Order” which requires people to continue doing what they were doing prior to the filing for divorce. These Orders bar people from closing bank accounts, changing beneficiaries or ceasing contributions to the marital… Read More »