I have not seen or heard from my husband for over 33 years when he abandonded my son and myself. I got a copy of our marriage certificate to get his social security number only to find out he had put an invalid number. The social security office would not give me his number or tell me if he was still living. His family has not seen or heard from him in over 40 years. I did not want him to be able come back after I have passed to take what should belong to my son. I also find I am now unable to access my 403b account for a loan unless I have him sign his permission or unless I have a divorce decree.
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