I am n 82 year old vet and I sold my home 1/17/22 received $145,000 and my wife took all of the funds from our joint

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Customer: I am n 82 year old vet and I sold my home 1/17/22 received $145,000 and my wife took all of the funds from our joint checking ACC. to a secret account of hers. No remorse. This is critical retirement funds for me $61,600 was my share and was agreed upon by her all along. Where do I go from here.
JA: Are you overseas or stateside?
Customer: Texas
JA: Have you talked to a JAG attorney about this? Or anyone in the chain of command?
Customer: Texas
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Customer: I have had advice from several lawyers not in my area or Vet sensitive. They advised a demand letter then legal action. I tried all day to get action from my County and they just said get a Family Lawyer..
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Hello and thank you in advance for using Just Answer. I amCustomer. I am an expert attorney with over 22 years of legal experience, ready to answer your questions with top quality service. I am so sorry to hear you are having an issue and I greatly hope I can be of assistance. However, before we get started. There are a few things we must go over. First, you may receive a prompt for a telephone consultation. This is an additional paid service offered only by Justanswer, not me and you may decline the offer if you wish. Still, depending on the issue you are experiencing, many customers sometimes prefer a telephone consultation because it is easier to talk about an issue and get immediate help. Further, I am only able to answer general questions. I am not your attorney, and no attorney client privilege can exist between us. Since my answers are not considered legal advice, it is always recommended that you consult with a local attorney for specific legal information for your situation. Also, at times, there might be delay in my response from time to time. That may occur for a variety of reasons including but not limited to, a delay with the service, I may have to step out on another matter and most importantly, I may need time to research your question to provide you with the best answer possible. Thus, in advance, I sincerely ***** ***** for your patience.

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In my opinion if you have a joint bank account with someone, both parties have complete access to the funds which means your wife can withdraw and do what she likes with the money.

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Texas is a mutual property state and I have been told that a 50/50 split is the law.
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I have a meeting with a lawyer tomorrow, I see where that goes. Hoped for some Veteran help. thanks
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no problem and good luck

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