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Eventually they will pursue me personally, as they did before. To go to trial and oppose the forged signature would prove to be costly. i.e. handwriting expert, wrong soc. sec. number, retainer, court cost. ..My wife and myself already have the bank account marked as a trust..No formal changes in 15 years since marriage and setting it up.....Should Ihave her take me off all aaccounts?We pay bill out of this B of A account.
Dean,Thank you for your follow-up. Should it ever come to you being pursued, any asset under your name, and any asset jointly held by you and your spouse is permitted to be pursued. That can include your home if it is under both names, jointly titled vehicles, joint bank accounts, pension plans, and the like. If you want to avoid those assets being pursued, consider removing your name as soon as possible so that your spouse is not exposed to any liability. And if you can, try to move more of your assets into a trust so that it could be potentially protected to some extent from a judgment.Good luck.
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