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Pre-Divorce preparation

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I am planning on divorcing my husband of 9 years 6 months. We have 2 (minor) children, and both make about the same salary (which separately are not enough to sustain our home, etc). All financial assets are in my name.

Here are my questions: How can I protect the finances (without having to split them with my ex-to-be? Can I close bank accounts, etc. BEFORE I start any divorce proceedings? Will I be entitled to any alimony (either before or after the 10 years of marriage)? Can his wages be garnished as a term of the divorce, instead of waiting to see if he will pay on his own (which he won't)?

Please help!


PS. I am from Pennsylvania

[Edited by Dee99999 on 05-08-2001 at 09:55 AM]



What state are you from? as the laws varies with each states

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