When couples are separating their assets during the divorce process, it is common for one party to feel they’re drawing the short straw. When it seems as though your ex is about to make out much better than you in the property settlement, you might be tempted to hide your …CONTINUE READING
Explaining How The Discovery Process Works
“Discovery” is the process we use to identify and collect information and documents relevant to the issues in your case. As with every other aspect of your case, at Cordell & Cordell, discovery is a team effort. The first step in our discovery process is to meet with our clients …CONTINUE READING
What If My Ex Doesn’t Disclose All Bank Accounts During Discovery?
Question: During discovery, what happens if my ex doesn’t disclose all bank accounts? I know she is still on an account with her parents and I feel she may be hiding some money.CONTINUE READING
Avoid The Mistake Of Moving Out During Divorce
One of the very first steps guys make during the divorce process is often their biggest mistake. Your wife tells you she wants a divorce. You’ve been fighting constantly for months, and while you’d love for this to work, you’ve also reached your breaking point. It would probably be best …CONTINUE READING
Accessing Account Passwords During Divorce
Question: During our marriage, my wife and I stored all of our account passwords on a sheet of paper in our home office. During mediation, we agreed to provide the previous three months of bank statements, which should include credit cards. I handed mine over, but she has refused to …CONTINUE READING
Finding Assets Through The Discovery Process
Question: I would like to begin the divorce process, but my wife controls all of our finances. How difficult will it be for the attorneys to find out where all of my money is and where it has been invested?CONTINUE READING
How To Deal With An Overly-Burdensome Interrogatory
Question: My wife served me a 60-page interrogatory with 133 questions and many subparts. I believe this is unreasonable as I am aware of objections to almost all of the questions. Can I force them to reduce the number of questions based on burden and relevance to the case?CONTINUE READING
What Can I Do if My Spouse is Late to Turn in a Discovery?
Question: What happens if my spouse does not turn in the discovery that my lawyer sent her? She is already past her 30-day limit without submitting it. Is she now in contempt?CONTINUE READING
Can I Subpoena My Wife’s Emails?
Question: Can I get a subpoena for my wife’s emails if looking for evidence of marital misconduct?CONTINUE READING
Serving Employment Requests For Child Support Garnishment
Question: Can my ex-wife serve me requesting information as to my place of employment to be utilized for a child support garnishment? What are my obligations to inform the court of employment changes?CONTINUE READING