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Are my spouse's debts my debts also, California, No kinda…

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Are my spouse's debts my debts also

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California

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No kinda stuck with that spouse has control over all money's and says that I'm not in the account and don't have access even though I have asked repeatedly to see our finances

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Spouse recently took money from 401k and said it was spent and invested is that legal knowing divorce is coming spouse also plans to move leaving me with no ability to find a place seeing how I'm on disability and plans to take children and property is that legal

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