Perhaps you are thinking of Subject Matter Jurisdiction. In Connecticut this type of claim would be handled in Probate Court. You should consult with an Arizona attorney who handles civil litigation. Best of luck.
Attorney Stemper is absolutely correct. The other person will destroy your credit score and keep you on the hook. They might file bankruptcy and be discharged of the debt and you will still be liable for the debt. You can not compel the other party to pay it off. If you want to protect your credit you will pay it yourself and sue the other party for the damage to your report and the amount paid out.
A certain amount of money is required to be kept in reserve for capital improvements. You should consult with an experienced co-op and condo attorney. I have represented co-ops for more than 10 years and would be very happy to sit down with you and discuss the matter. Please feel free to contact our offices.
I am sure many lawyers will jump at the chance to assist you. In fact my firm has previous litigation with Walmart before. If we can answer any other questions for you it would be our pleasure. We are close by.
From your question it is very clear that you need an attorney with abundant family court experience to guide and explain to you the process of divorce litigation. Your case sounds like it is very "active" and you need to file an Appearance very soon so you can be sure to know what is happening in this case. You should respond immediately and seek an attorney as soon as possible. Please contact us if we can answer any other questions or for further information.
I am an attorney licensed in the states of Connecticut and New York with my principle offices located in Stratford, Connecticut. Temporary support is possible but due to the short term of your marriage getting any kind of long term alimony post divorce would be difficult. There are other options available. You would be well advised to seek legal counsel very quickly. Please feel free to contact us for more information or a consultation.
My name is Max L. Rosenberg and I am a licensed attorney in Connecticut and New York with principal offices in Stratford, CT approximately 15- 20 minutes from Branford. I was involved in a very similar case quite a while ago and would be happy to speak with you further on this matter. My office can be contacted through AVVO and at the number in the disclaimer below. Thank you.