My husband and I separated at the end of Oct . 2011 . He didn't pay enough taxes on our retirement that he'd drawn out and spent w / o my knowledge . I thought there might be a return in 2012 and agreed to file taxes . He didn't even have money to file . ( i am a homemaker , no income ) . He owes 5 - k . I don't want to file jointly , since i did not make any income and don't want to be responsible for the taxes since he took the retirement money . Is this possible ? He may take those papers and file before long .
Divorce is the process of formally ending a marriage. Divorces may be jointly agreed upon, resolved by negotiation, or decided in court.
Responsibility for debts acquired during marriage may fall upon both parties after divorce, even if only one spouse incurred the debt.
by attorney David Slepkow
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