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

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Jonathan Shimberg SHIMBERG and CROHN, P.C.
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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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