I was served with a dissolution petitiion last year and it's been a nightmare and while I'd like to think otherwise, I can't help but wonder if my case would be handled the same if I were a woman, who'd been served divorce papers by my long time, supporting husband. I've since learned she has been filing as a single woman (non-RDP) woman and has completely disregarding property laws in State tax filings over the past few years. I also found the loan papers from a refi that we'd gotten for our house in 2012. I just discovered that despite the specific instructions that as RDP's living in a community property state (even if not for purpose of qualifying), my liabilities were to be listed , she disregarded that as well. Seems that she got the loan as singe, sole and separate (incl. title).RDP- Registered domestic partners (we've been registered w/ state of cali since 2002). i've since learned that despite passage of community property laws regarding state taxes, my partner had completely disregarded community tax laws the two years prior to our legaly separation in 2013. Her disregard for community tax laws also pertains to the home refi i mentioned above. You may question as to why I would be unknowladable of these facts prior to the dissolution and the answer to that is that she was a high earning sole proprietor since 2005 (for whom i contributed full time myself) and from 2010 on, prepared taxes with me but filed them digitally on her own (i simply trusted her).
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