Wheaton Financial Restraining Order Lawyers
Filing Financial Restraining Orders During a Divorce in DuPage County and Kane County IL
When there are numerous assets at stake or when a divorce is extremely contentious, it may be necessary to involve the Court to protect your rights during the divorce process. To prevent someone from taking an action that may be harmful to you or your property, you can request a temporary financial restraining order from the Court.
Seeking a temporary restraining order (TRO) can be complicated if you are new to the process. The high-asset divorce lawyers at Andrew Cores Family Law Group can make it easier for you. Our attorneys will guide you through the process and represent you at hearings. If the divorce progresses to a trial, we will litigate aggressively on your behalf.
How to Protect Your Assets Until an Agreement Has Been Reached
With so many emotional and financial matters to be decided, sometimes people act out in ways that may harm their spouses financially by spending extravagantly or furiously. While a restraining order is in place, a person can be prevented from taking certain actions. The restraining order can only be in effect for a limited time period, and the Judge must conduct a hearing to determine if the person should be enjoined for a longer period of time.
People seek financial restraining orders for several reasons, including:
- Prohibiting the closing of financial accounts
- Prohibiting the transfer or sale of marital property
- Prohibiting further spending of marital money for non-marital purposes (dissipation)
Obtaining a financial restraining order is the same as freezing your accounts or assets. No party can take action on the accounts while the order is in place, except in accordance with the order.
If you can prove that granting your spouse access to certain assets and accounts would be detrimental to you, the judge may extend the order to last while the divorce is in progress.
To make an appointment, please call 630-871-1002 or contact us online. We have offices in DuPage County, Cook County, and Kendall County.