In some divorce situations, spouses later discover that their ex used collective
funds to make massive purchases. Sometimes an ex –spouse may use
joint funds to purchase another home, another car, or pay for hotels and
gifts for his or her secret lover.
This can be devastating for a marriage, and can cause the wronged spouse
to seek compensation. If your spouse cheated on you and used your money
to fund the affair, then you may be able to receive court ordered reimbursement.
Unfortunately, California is not an at-fault divorce state. This means
that if your spouse cheated on you, you cannot gain
spousal support or alimony sold based on your ex's moral choices. Still you may be
able to gain reimbursement for specific purchases that your spouse made
without your knowledge. The court will have to order this reimbursement
Most often, the court will need proof that all purchases were secret, and
that the purchases didn't benefit the community. This means that the
purchases can't benefit both the husband and the wife of the marriage
as a unit.
You can discuss paramour purchases with a
Los Angeles divorce attorney and discover whether or not they will benefit you as you go into your
divorce negotiations. Don't hesitate to contact an attorney today
for more information or to talk about the prospect of alimony or spousal support.
At Claery & Green the lawyers are focused on client-centered service,
and will do all that they can to work towards the successful divorce settlement
you need. The firm provides mediation and representation for clients in
the Los Angeles area, and will be there with you from the start to the
finish of your case. You can also hire Claery & Green to assist you
in post-divorce modifications. Hire the firm today!