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I have a girlfriend who was divorced on 9/3/98. Everything I know suggests that she can only file separately. However, she and her ex went to see a financial advisor prior to their divorce (it was very amicable, believe it or not!) and he stated categorically that they should file jointly for 98, because they were getting divorced so late in the year! Is he totally out of his gourd or does someone know how this might be possible? We live in Texas(community property state).
Please advise asap!
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