If I'm separated but not legally and just sold the house, how can I get my share of the proceeds?
Question Details: My wife agreed to spit the profit but refuses to pay out my share. I was hospitalized and couldn't attend the closing so she got my signature at the hospital for the closing. She is now holding my money and trying to control how I spend it, even asking for receipts. I truly think she hopes I pass away and gets to keep my money.
Unless you legally separate or divorce, there is nothing you can do: the law does not interfere in a married couple's internal financial arrangements while they are still married--only when the modify or end the marriage. Speak to a family law attorney about what is involved in a legal separation or divorce and what you may be entitled to.
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