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Georgia Divorce: What to do When a Spouse Drains Bank or Financial Accounts
Georgia Divorce: What to do When a Spouse Drains Bank or Financial Accounts

Often, our clients report that the final straw in the build-up of a decision to seek a divorce occurs when the other spouse begins draining or diverting bank or financial accounts or other assets (hereinafter “bank accounts”). If the accounts being drained are separate ...

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