Executive Divorce Tip 4 Restraining Orders

Tip 4  Utilize restraining orders to prevent waste.

Many spouses feel powerless to prevent the other spouse from engaging in harmful activities during a divorce. Injunctions are standard in divorce proceedings and they should absolutely be utilized to prevent excessive spending or wasting assets, prevent harassment, prevent a spouse from hiding the children, and set up expectations during the divorce. Many counties now have “standing” injunctive orders that immediately apply when a divorce is filed.