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I've been married to a Physician years now. Recently,

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I've been married to a...
I've been married to a Physician for 34 years now. Recently, I've inherited a large $ estate......that I'm managing. I understand that debt is debt, family, business debt......all lumped together, correct? So, I want to speak with tthe business accountant , to get a handle on our total financial picture. Isn't this my legal right? He's balking.
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Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I will try my level best to help with your situation or get you to someone who can.
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Are you keeping your inheritance in your name alone?
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Are you referring to WA being a community property state with regard to assets and debts acquired during the marriage?
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Is the accountant refusing to speak to you?
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Who is balking...husband or the accountant?
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thanks
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