What is my legal recourse if I'm seorated and have discovered that my wife has not not paid our timeshare and house payment but has closed our joint account?
Question Details: There \were 6 months of missed home payments, which I have cleared up. However, she failed toi make 1 year of payments on our timeshare so we have been sued. She has refused to appear at any court-ordered appearances and will not return money from our joint account that had been direct deposited from my place of work.
If you have a family law attorney assisting in the presumed marital dissloution action, I recommend that you consult with him or her as to what you have disocvered with respct to your question.
As to the missed house payments, assuming there is equity in it, you should cure the arrears by making the payments subject to approval by your family law attorney. The same goes with your time share payments.
If your soon to be former spouse refuses to return money from the joint account, you should consider filing an order to show cause regarding contempt of any valid court order in effect that she has not been complied with.