can my wife use her student loans to pay for a lawyers retainer fees for divorce

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can my wife use her student loans to pay for a lawyers retainer fees for divorce

my wife left me about 2-3 weeks ago and i have a feeling she used her student
loan payment to pay for the retainer for her lawyer who then locked all assets so
i cant afford an attorney

Asked on August 24, 2017 under Family Law, Idaho

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

It's possible the lender(s) may have some rights or recourse against her, if she obtained the loans under false pretenses or did not use them for what she claimed she would when she applied, but that is a matter between her and her lenders: you do not have any rights to enforce the terms of her loans or bring a fraud case against her in regards to the, because you are not a party to her loans. Therefore, this is irrelevant from your point of view; whatever may transpite between her and her lenders has nothing whatsoever to do with you.


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