Gentry Law Firm LLC
Call Today for a Free Initial Consultation
770-884-4171 888-365-5983

Marietta’s Pre-Eminent Family Law Firm

Complex Legal Issues Deserve Bold, Intelligent Representation

Call for A Free consultation

How to protect yourself from financial threats during divorce

As many Georgia residents know, divorce can be a less-than-friendly experience. Disagreements about who should get what and how to split time with the kids can easily become major stressors. If things start to get out of hand, however, and your spouse begins threatening to leave you with nothing, it is important to remain calm and know that there are ways to handle those threats. 

The best way to face financial threats head-on is to know the law. If your ex threatens you in some way, understanding the law can help you shake it off because you know the law would never allow for it. Educating yourself can also help you decide when a threat is worth looking into. Of course, working with an attorney can make this aspect much easier. 

Next, take good notes about the threats your ex makes and share them with your attorney. Writing down what he or she says and how you feel can help you notice behavior trends in your ex, leaving you more prepared to deal with him or her throughout your divorce. On top of that, detailed notes will help your attorney decide whether the threats should be brought up in your divorce proceedings.

Finally, it is important to be the bigger person when your ex throws temper tantrums or makes financial threats against you. Don't react by making threats of your own or doing something that you will regret. It could hurt you during your divorce negotiations. Of course, we are referring only to financial threats in this post. If your ex says something to indicate he or she may try to harm you or your children, it is important to seek help immediately.

Source: Forbes, "How To Cope With Your Husband's Financial Threats During Divorce," Jeff Landers, Jan. 8, 2013

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Call Us When You Need Outstanding Legal Representation

Email Us For A Response

How Can We Help You?

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Gentry Law Firm LLC

Office Location

Gentry Law Firm LLC
506 Roswell Street NE
Suite 240
Marietta, GA 30060

Toll Free: 888-365-5983
Phone: 770-884-4171
Fax: 770-422-1347
Marietta Law Office Map