Yes, Lisa, the recent marriage apparently triggered the government to ask for you new financial status. But that does not necessarily mean they have any additional inroads to any new assets.
Is the government entitled to take any of his assets to pay your restitution? No, at least, not so long as they are not commingled....so be very careful with that aspect of your situation.
Will your prenuptial agreement be of any help? If it is, it would only help minimally.
Finally, Attorney Karman's advice is right on point. Advise your new husband of the situation and then get an appointment with an estate planning attorney who can assist you in structuring your assets in such a way that property that your new husband brought into the marriage cannot be seized.
Once that is completed, then, and only then, should you fill out the government's financial
Yes, a prenuptial agreement would help but it won't cover everything because regardless of how you title a property the government can re-characterize it. What you need to do is tell your new husband if you haven't already and then go see an estate planning attorney who can structure your assets so that property belonging equitably to your husband cannot be seized. Then fill out the financial declaration.
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