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my ex husband defaulted on our joint irs bill from 1998 and ...

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my ex husband defaulted on our joint irs bill from 1998 and 99. i have been paying my installments. when he defaulted, a new agreement was negotiated, i have been paying since, the irs has kept any refubds if he has filed. it says in divorce decree he is responsible for 50% of entire debt. can i file a civil lawsuit against him for half of this debt, approximately 15k?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Bill F. replied 8 years ago.

You can go back to court (family court) and get a motion and judgment from the court since he is in contempt of court by not following the divorce decree and that would save you from having to do a civil suit. The family attorney who handled your divorce can file this motion for you

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