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Possibly getting a divorce and will need to separate assets.

Spouse asking for my 401k...
Possibly getting a divorce and will need to separate assets. Spouse asking for my 401k statement, taxes and all accounts info.
Will not say why, but has been speaking with a lawyer.Should I provide my 401k statement or go another course of action.
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I am an attorney with 30 years of experience; I hope to provide you information that will help you in resolving your question.

You are definitely heading for divorce and your husband is jumping way ahead of you by hiring an attorney. You should do the same.

Eventually you will both have to share with each other the finacial information. He should be giving you his as well as you giving him yours. BUT you do not have to do so yet.

You need to consult your own attorney so that you cane be protected as well as possible.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thank you.Is there any downside to providing the information now.Also, we live in Henry County, GA. We were told we would have to speak with a mediator from the county prior to
divorce finalization. Are there other methods to complete the divorce (mediator) without lawyers on both sides?

As long ass he is giving you all of his information at the same time.

Mediation is a good way to go. It helps you both work out as many issues as possible. The more you agree on the easier and less expensive the process.

BUT if you feel that you are not getting a fair deal you do not have to agree with the mediation.

In order for mediation to work both sides must try to be fair to the other andboth sides must share their finacial information.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok. Thanks.That's very helpful. Appreciate the quick response.Do you have any recommendations for lawyers in Atlanta area?

I'm not permitted to make referrals. But this link can help:

https://www.justia.com/lawyers/family-law/georgia/atlanta

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
ThanksHave a good day

good luck.

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