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Hi - appreciate the quick answer - and am assuming since my

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Hi - appreciate the quick answer - and am assuming since my husband has paid his lawyer $12,000 for handling the divorce - that my husband will appear before the judge and complete the proceedings - When he does - and our divorce is finalized, will I be liable for any medical expenses my husband might have, including home health care? I have been trying to get him to hire someone to live in what is now his three bedroom home - (I will be moving into an apartment in the same part of Austin, on Saturday, April 7th ) - but so far my husband has procrastinated on finding a live-in or daily caregiver - He is wealthy enough to afford a live-in, and I am willing to help SOME, post divorce, but my health was being effected by the amount of attention and work and neediness which is his normal profile - After 35 years of marriage - I needed to make a life-saving change for myself - Hence the divorce. Should he run out of funds - (house is paid for, car too) because at some point he might need to go to an assisted living center - and his family is a "long-lived" one, would I in any way be liable to pay monies for that living center or HIS medical bills? Thanks - Charlette Tucker
You wouldn't be liable for any expenses from the point on, but the creditor could claim that things that have accumulated in the past are community debt.

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