my husband filed and got a chapter 7 bankruptcy in Oklahoma. I did not. At the time of the court date, he was told that when & if he got a tax return, it would have to be turned over to the court. We filed our Taxes married filing separate and I've received my federal tax return - he has not received his yet. We can not get our lawyer to call us back and need to know whether or not I can keep my part of the federal tax return (since I did not file bankruptcy) or if MINE has to be turned over to the court as well as his. We need to know before April 15 so we know whether we can use some of my tax return to pay my part of the state taxes that I owe or not. I'm afraid I will not be able to get our lawyer to call us back before then (he is less than reliable). Thank you.
State/Country relating to question: Oklahoma
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Oklahoma is not a community property state. Thus, you're not responsible for his debts. If you filed separately, your return is not subject to his creditors.
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