Q: My mother is trying to file her taxes. She has filed for divorce due to abuse but the other party will not sign
She has not lived with him for over 3 years, she lives in OK now and I believe he lives in MS. Is she considered legally separated and can she file as single?
A: If she has not been granted a divorce then she is technically still married therefore she cannot file as single. However she can file married filing separately. You need to contact a family law attorney to help get the divorce finalized.
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