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Given the joint balance has been paid for a joint bill, is there an issue about this?
Is the joint account still being used by both parties?
Who puts the funds in?
If the parties are not content with the account continuing to be used, then either one of them can freeze the account simply by informing the bank that the joint account is no longer to be used.
If there are any funds in the account when it is frozen, neither party will be able to access them until the financial settlement is agreed and the funds released.
Alternatively you can ask the bank to check with both parties before any transactions are approved.
It's a joint account, the money in it belongs to both parties.
Only a judge can order one party in a marriage to repay the other party something. At present, the joint account is joint money.
If the party that is not happy about it wants to do something about it, they can freeze the account so that it doesn't happen again, and can ask the court to consider the use of the money during the financial proceedings in divorce.
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