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Review Credit Card Statements

Nov 23, 2021Family Law

One common way to hide money is to overpay a credit card. The goal is to create a situation in which a refund or credit will be issued after the divorce is finalized, making the refund your spouse’s property. Remember to check your spouse’s credit card statements for an overpayment.   Make sure that the credit card payments are for the amount owed, and not toward a credit your spouse can enjoy after your divorce is finalized.  If an overpayment is made on a credit card, the credit card company will normally allow the card holder to use the overpayment toward future purchases. If the overpaid balance is not used in a timely manner, the company will issue a check for the balance.  For example, if your spouse has a credit card statement reflecting a balance of $1,000, but pays the credit card company $2,000, your spouse has essentially banked $1000.  If you do not look at the credit card statement, you will not know that your spouse if essentially using the credit card as a savings account to divert money away from you.

Bottom line, look at the credit card statements to ensure that only the outstanding balance is being paid. 

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Contact Rubin Frampton

600 South Adams, Suite 300
Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248.799.9100
Fax: 248.799.7913

jorin@rubinframpton.com
katherine@rubinframpton.com
joanne@rubinframpton.com
kami@rubinframpton.com

Family Law

Divorce
Child Custody
Child Support
Parenting Time
Spousal Support
Change of Domicile
Post-Judgment Issues
Personal Protection Orders

Criminal Law

Asset Forfeiture Defense
Airport Currency Seizures
Real Property Leins
Food Stamp (EBT) Termination
Criminal Restitution Mitigation