How can I find out if my husband got his settlement

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How can I find out if my husband got his settlement

He was in a accident
June 2018 I hired a
attorney for him
will at end of
September when Dr
released him an he
would start getting
numbers on how much
he was getting an
didn’t need my help
he left me. We are
still legally
married an I know he
was suppose to get
40000 anthst was on
December when the
letter came. An I
was told he has
already received it.
What can I do?
Please any answer
would be appreciated
he left me piled
under an about to
loose everything I
own I’m becoming
severely depressed

Asked on February 5, 2019 under Personal Injury, Missouri

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

The law and courts do not interfere in a married couple's personal or financial affairs unless there is a divorce case filed. If you filed for divorce, you will be able to find out what he received; may well be entitled to a piece of it; will be entitled to a share of other money, property, or assets acquired during marriage; and may be entiled to spousal support. If you don't file for divorce, you will have no recourse apart from what he may voluntarily choose to give you. You are strongly encouraged to consult with a family law attorney to better understand what you might be entitled to in divorce.


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