Is Your Spouse Planning A Divorce Behind Your Back? What To Know

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If your spouse has been acting out of the ordinary, and they are doing things that would make you believe they are going to leave you, or ask you to leave, you'll want to talk with a legal professional. There are many signs of divorce before the divorce is asked for, or before a spouse makes a move, and you want to be prepared if you think that this is headed your way. Here are some of the signs that you want to look for, that could indicate you need a legal consultation, and reasons why you need a legal consult.

The Spouse Has Opened Separate Accounts

If your spouse has suddenly decided to open their own banking accounts, they are adding their name to the utilities or accounts that they didn't have access to in the past, or removing their name off things, this could indicate that they are preparing the be on their own. They either want their own financial freedom, or they are making sure that they have control of everything in the home on their own.

They Demand Privacy and are Hiding Things

Someone who has to go into another room to take phone calls, that deletes the messages on their phone, or is hiding things from you, needs to be confronted. You need to ask them what they are hiding, why they need to talk on the phone or have conversations away from other people, and if they are doing something with ill intention.

When to Get Your Own Defense

If you are worried that your spouse is trying to move money around or hide money, and that they are going to try to divorce you get a lot of money out of the divorce, you want to hire a lawyer. If you fear they are trying to portray you as an unfit partner or parent, you want to be prepared for anything they bring your way.

If you are suspicious of your spouse and their activity, and they can't deny that they want to get divorced, or that they have been thinking of it, you want to seek a legal consultation so you can be prepared. Working on your relationship with your spouse is something that is easy to do, but you don't want to be blindsided with divorce papers, and you don't want to do anything that jeopardize you getting custody of the children. 


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