Fayetteville, NC asked in Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Illinois

Q: i a have a tax lien on my home from my ex husband that he owes the IRS for $35000 and i cant get it off and he wont pay

i was divorced in 2014 and tried to refinance my home in 2015 and this is when i was told about the liens on my home. i have been trying to get him to pay for them or make arrangements but he refuses. i had tried to get my divorce lawyer to have him held in contempt of the court order but, she was only building a financial tab on me that i coudnot afford to pay with no force from him. i have contacted the IRS myself and tried to enter into a payment plan but, they said that i could not because, the debt was not mines. its been six years now and i have not had any success with any one helping me get the liens off. can someone please help me

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Linda Simmons Campbell
Linda Simmons Campbell
  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Burlington, CT

A: Unfortunately this is a problem that will likely require the assistance of an attorney. Most of us offer a free consultation. Just stay away from the places you see advertised on TV.

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