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Unfortunately the court will not involve itself in financial matters between the spouses absent an action for divorce or a legal separation
Therefor in order to obtain any type of judicial assistance regarding the transfer of the funds, you would need to file for divorce or legal separation
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You mentioned legal separation. What might the court require us to do in that case?
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A legal separation in Alabama is a court proceeding that determines all matters that would typically be determined in a divorce – such as property, spousal support, etc
Here is the statute authorizing a legal separation in Alabama: http://www.divorceinfo.com/allegalseparation.htm
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I do have grounds for divorce (physical violence toward me, and I do believe I have reasonable apprehension of such violence). Would her having taken the money be looked upon by the court as further evidence against her and potentially influence a divorce settlement?
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