Legal Question in Family Law in Illinois

My husband just started a new job. He is having his paycheck put into an account that I do not have access to. I cannot pay bills. We have two teenage children as well. I gave given the bills to him to pay. He gives them back. What can I do?

Asked on 9/29/13, 5:17 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jonathan Shimberg SHIMBERG and CROHN, P.C.

Legally it is his money. The only way to legally change the manner in which his funds are handled in to file a dissolution of marriage or legal separation. Then a court has the power to order how the funds are used. Until then it is his income to do with as he pleases.

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Answered on 9/30/13, 5:04 am

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