Depends of what State. If the incident occurs in a "common law" state; that is to say that property of married persons is considered "joint" property, nothing.
If a spouse "unknowingly" accesses money from the account of a "spouse", unless there is a written agreement, such as a prenup or separation agreement, there is no crime.
By mere virtue of the fact that the spouse COULD access the money, negates any claim the other spouse could make.
"Unknowingly" implies without knowledge. It is not possible to access money "unknowingly", thus I take your meaning to be the identity of the account holder was unknown.
You can deny your spouse access to your bank account if the bank account isn't marital property. Different states have different laws specifying how long you have to be married to have marital property. Banks will often give information to spouses, even if they aren't on the account.
You can sue your spouse for stealing money, but not if it is out of a joint account. The very nature of a joint account allows both partners to access money. However, if there is another situation or a private bank account, they can be sued.
It depends on the type of account - and the bank. If you're simply wanting the spouse to be able to spend money that's in the account - they can be added as an additional card holder. Alternatively - if you want the spouse to have equal control of the account (changing credit limits for example) - then it's better to have the account in joint names.
Gosh! you will have a big problem here. The only way you can is if she gave you her account password. But if the two of you has a separate email account and you are the " administrator" holder of your Internet, you can access her acct from your own computer.
Yes, if your spouse had your permission to open the account.
Some of the advantages of sharing a joint bank account with a spouse include reduced account fees and access to a larger pool of money for both parties. The disadvantages include reduced privacy and the risk that one partner could withdraw most of the money.
A spouse may open as many bank accounts as they wish. If, on the other hand, you are referring to a joint account; then there will have to be paperwork filled out adding the spouse to the account and thus creating a joint account. This requires the agreement and signature of the original account holder.
It depends: a. No - If the spouse writes a check out of a single account held by the person writing the check b. Yes - If the spouse writes a check out of a single account that is held by their spouse and the person writing the check is not a joint owner of the account. To be simple: Writing a check from an account that is not held by the person writing the check is a crime.
it means PAYABLE ON DEATH......usually a spouse or Dependant is added to an account with this verbiage. they only have access to the funds if the main account holder dies.
No. it is not mandatory to have a joint account with your spouse. If you feel, you no longer wish to have your spouse in your joint account, you can let them know and then contact the bank to remove their name from the accounts joint holders list.
in the state of Georgia, can a spouse wages be garnished if they are no longer together and is not on the account?
If the spouse wanting the information has been authorized by THEIR spouse to have access to their information, yes. If not, no.
This depends on your bank's policies, however, generally a check must be titled like the account is titled to be deposited into that account or the payee and the account holder must both present the check for deposit to verify they each agree to the deposit.
Only if it is a joint account or payable on death to the "common law spouse". If it is a sole account in your mother's name then it is a part of her estate.
Primary account holder is the person on whose name the bank account is created in the first place. Ex: Assuming you have a bank account and then once you get married you would include your spouse as a joint account holder. you will be the primary account holder and your spouse would be the secondary holder.
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If the accounts are joint he cannot legally "control" the use of them. He can perhaps take the checkbook and debit cards, but it is a simple matter for the spouse to have them replaced so she has access to the monies. A joint account belongs to each account holder according to state laws and banking regulations. By law marital accounts belong to each spouse equally as long as they remain married, regardless of what amounts each contributes to it or does not contribute at all.
no because they cant
NO THEY CAN NOT THEIR NAME HAS TO BE ON IT
If the spouses name isn't on the account, it's illegal. If the spouse signed your name, it's forgery.
Whose name was on the account? If it was a joint account, then the surviving owners of the account "inherit" the portion contributed by the deceased spouse. If only the name of the deceased was on the account, and it is not a community property state, then the entire account belongs to the estate and will be distributed according to probate rules of the state.
Yes. The spouse of a felon can own a firearm anywhere in the U.S. but the felon cannot have access to it.
Yes, unless you either: (1)Are no longer prohibitted from possessing firearms (due to a pardon or restoration of rights); or (2)The nonconvicted spouse legimately prevents you from having access to the firearms, ie. locking them in something that you don't have access to. The spouse could also face charges of providing you access to firearms. Yes, unless you either: (1)Are no longer prohibitted from possessing firearms (due to a pardon or restoration of rights); or (2)The nonconvicted spouse legimately prevents you from having access to the firearms, ie. locking them in something that you don't have access to. The spouse could also face charges of providing you access to firearms.
That depends on the nature of the debt and the laws of your state. You should seek the advice of an attorney to discuss your exposure.