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What kind of secrets is your spouse keeping from you? Forget about illicit romances, you probably ought to be worried that they have a hidden bank account, secret investments or a lot of undisclosed credit cards tucked away somewhere.
According to recent polls, 61% of people admit that they’re not exactly candid about their finances with their spouses. That’s called financial infidelity, and it can have serious consequences for a relationship, from trust issues to legal troubles.
Financial infidelity can take numerous different forms, but here are some of the most common:
Whatever the reason, hiding a bank account or credit card from a partner can lead to devastating financial consequences and significant trust issues — and that can lead to a divorce.
If that’s your situation, you’re not alone – but you do need to proceed cautiously. A spouse that’s shown every indication that they’re willing to lie to get their way about something or avoid direct conflict may also not be forthcoming about their financials during your divorce, either. Having experienced legal guidance is wise.
We represent clients in Orange County and Southern California in all types of family law matters involving divorce, mediation, property division and issues involving children. Call our Fullerton office at 714-680-9777 or use our online contact form to schedule a free consultation. We ensure a 24-hour response to all inquiries.
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