My husband and I are in the middle of a divorce. We are not on good terms. All of my stimulus payments have gone to his account, and he will not send them to me. Even this most recent one went to his account because they went by our 2019 taxes instead of this year. He blows up on me when I ask for my money. I am the one with the kids, and he just blows it all. Is there anything I can do, or am I just screwed out of my money?
I would talk to a lawyer
If you have a divorce attorney, make note of it to them.
Make it part of your divorce settlement.
I’m in same boat. Soon to be ex is getting it all too and refuses to give it to me even though I have my kids (they arent even his). So my lawyer is making it that when we go to court he gives me 2/3 of the stimulus. So get a lawyer asap and get your.money back
You’re pretty much screwed out of the money. Sorry.
Pretty sure when you file your taxes for 2020 which you have until May now to do, it asks if you received them and you’re suppose to get them with your taxes if you didn’t. I could be wrong but when my mom did my taxes for me she called to make sure i had received them.
Get a lawyer plus each child gets 1400 doll this time to … They will get it out of him …
You can get it back paid to you when you file your taxes. Theres a loophole allowing both households (divorced and claiming child tax credit every other year) to receive stimulus money for the same child.
Get a lawyer find one who wants to nail his nuts to the wall
Just tell your lawyer. He’s not allow to take your $$.
Yes, you can get all the checks resent to you. It has a name but I’m drawing a blank atm im sorry. But a friend of mine was able to do this, her situation was a bit different than yours, her daughter was with a family member but then returned to her home and the family member still kept receiving that and her ebt, other things… so she filed this and they reissued her all the checks sent to that point, neither have to pay it back or anything like that either, it was just a like loophole I guess you’d say
He can get in serious trouble for that, just gotta go to the right people, tell your attorney and you could probably call the IRS
Contact the I.R.S. immediately and report them. Mothers with kids thats not the husbands are not eligible for stimulus for the kids. Thats fraud and should be dealt with.
Add it into the divorce
I’m sure you didn’t give him the first 2. Take it as a loss and move on
Nail him for child support
I would take him to court
Turn him in to IRS take him to court an take every thing you can
Can the police help as it can cause neglect towards your kids, it’s fraud surely
Talk to an attorney or a tax preparer to see what you can do. Even though you have the kids y’all are still married and will probably have to split all 3 50/50 which is fair.
Open a new account and change the stimulus into that account… any child tax he’s been collecting while the kids aren’t in his care had to be paid back to you if you can prove that the kids were with you at the time. (will need to be brought up during division of assets)
All of these Facebook Lawyers , SMH
Call irs tell them then talk to your tax prepare and for god sakes get all your money back and tour kid
Don’t get legal advice from the internet. Hire a family law attorneys
Turn his butt in th o somebody
Get him in trouble turn him in
The only thing I can recommend is to call a lawyer. But since y’all are married and filed joint tax returns, you might just have to take this as a loss. Yes, it does suck. He’s being an ass but it is what it is at this point. Maybe if you get a divorce lawyer then you can somehow recoup some of the money as a part of your divorce settlement. Good luck.
File taxes by yourself & mark it when it ask did you receive the stimulus and you can get it that way- he can deal with the IRS on his end- even if you didn’t work much or at all you can file to get the stimulus money. It’s what I was told.
Talk to your lawyer, ask for it in the settlement.
Turn him in to irs and then court to get your money back
You’re SOL, unfortunately.
You have to mention only during your divorce.
Call a tax person. You should be able to file alone with the children. Then request the rebate. If they approve it and give it you then they’ll make him pay it back.
If you’re not on that account then yes there’s something you can do. If you are then nope you’re screwed.
I work at a bank they have to make sure the other person gets their own stimulus . call the bank and let them know that’s your money they should place the funds on hold
You had a long time to do your tax and change account number before the stimulus… why you didn’t do it?? You could’ve saved the headache and the time.
Girl when it comes to your money you don’t need to ask advice. You ant stupid
I’d bring it up in divorce court and ask for that to be paid back to you
You can bring it up in the divorce have it put into the documents
I’m dealing with the same issue. Dad who never sees the kids claimed them and won’t give me the money. . I called irs they were no help. There is a paper you get off the irs website. Fill it out and send it in. You will get all the stimulus. And he will have to pay that all back to them.
Make sure you get child support
Have your lawyer place his account on hold until he gives you what’s yours
Take him to court. Seriously.
Boooo hooooo my baby daddy didn’t give me my,$1400 nor my $300 for our kid hes driving a brand new car too. Itll come back on them
Is not the same situation but, my husband and his ex are alternating tax year for their child. This year my husband filed for her, and she asked for the money, he stays with the money because their paperwork says all child tax credit is for whoever is the person claiming her. She call family court, they told her that money is for whoever claim her in 2020 and if he doesnt owe child support (ehich he doesn’t) She call IRS they told her call family court. So theres no really support for them. But anyway my husband is staying with money.
Have your attorney address it in court.
He should at least give you half
I would just keep atleast a text as proof and then let the court handle it.
You’ll have to take it to court
You need to take it to court, you should get your money and at least half of the kids!
That is so messed up
yOU are entitled to your own citizen as an american citizen…court
i would call the IRS and tell them you are separated and the children are in your care and he received the payments. they should make him amend it.
Take it to court, do not give up , this is not ok!
File your 2020 taxes and say you did not receive it, also bring it up in divorce proceedings.
You’re going to have to file in court, keep any and ALL proof.
Contact your attorney
Thats hella messed up🤦♀️ he should atleast give you some money for the kids🙄 take his ass to court🤷♀️
Talk to you divorce attorney!
SAME. He’s refusing to give it to me, it’ll end up coming out of the MSA at the end
I just went through this. I had to get a lawyer. He took my kids and mine and the judge ordered him to give the money back to us and then pay for my lawyer
Tell him you’ll take him to court and he’ll end up paying for your attorney fees and you will still end up getting your portion he’s just delaying the process and it’s going to end up costing him a pretty penny.
File your 2020 taxes married filing separately. Also, talk to your divorce attorney.
Well you had 2 previous times to go onto the IRS website and amend the account it was going into.
Include it in your divorce proceedings
Court lawyer up he will have to pay up
A friend of mine is going through this. Her and husband are separated. He kept hers and the kids. She got cops involved and it’s a federal offense. She got her lawyer the irs and he’s in the military all involved. He’s getting military arrested. Definitely report it to all of them.
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Tell your divorce lawyer whats going on. You still may not get your money back…but its worth a shot.
Talk to your lawyer best bet
Contact the bank - tell them the stimulus has been credited to his account when your name is also on there - then they’ll freeze or hold the amount that is owed to you. You will have to go in person to get a cashier check cut and made payable to you, you will have to present your drivers license or ID.
- from Tx & I work at a bank
your screwed out your money since he claimed you all on taxes, if he had them and you as dependents last year and this is a recent separation then he had every right to file and claim you all.
Do a stimulus payment trace with the irs. Take that took to court. It’s a federal offense if he keeps it
Curious to know how many moms got the stimulus $ and didn’t give the dad half for the children portion.
A coworker of mine is going through something similar and they went by their tax returns they filed when they were married the money went into her account and her attorney told her she had to give it to him because it was his.
He should give you your stimulus checks, but he should hold onto the kids as it hasn’t been court ordered for him to give it to you yet. Anything he gives you without a court order is considered a gift. The kids payments should be split, but since the divorce isn’t finalized bring it up in the next court date.
IRS Form 8332 . Someone Claimed Your Kid, Dependent, What Can You Do?
They’ll ask for doc’s proving where the kids lived for the tax year. If both have doc’s then they give deduction to the One who made more.
Same thing is happening to me. I’m having my lawyer demand it in our settlement.
You can request a refund trace (Form 3911) to show that the stimulus check went to your spouse’s account or was cashed by your spouse. Document your calls to the IRS EIP helpline and your communication with tax professionals.
If the IRS develops procedures to help address this issue, you will have proof that you did not receive your stimulus payment and could perhaps request a replacement payment from the IRS. Document everything in addition to contacting a tax professional or tax clinic.
File an injured spouse form.
I had to do this when my ex got my regular refund.
The form is available on the IRS website.
Talk to your divorce attorney. That is what you are paying them for .
Go to the bank that it was deposited in, and if it is your name on it , request cashier check
I’d say the money is yours completely unless he pays child support then you should split the child portion. I’m not sure who you would reach out to about this but I know it’s not right
I see why ppl file separately now
Injured spouse law? You should be able to get it.
Just file this year by yourself and when they ask if your received them click “no”. Let them recoup from him.
You can claim the stimulus on your taxes this year if you didn’t receive them
Straight to your lawyer ASAP
You’re screwed… until you go to court
Contact the irs … I’m pretty sure they can file something and then him owe you that money I cant remember the name of the paperwork of hand
When you get said divorce you can file to get that back along with child support… I’m from Texas so if you’re in another state it might be different
Write it down in your divorce papers that he owes you that money
You can call the irs.
I am in the same boat! So frustrating! Have not been able to get in contact with IRS the last week due to high call volume.
My daughter’s ex husband received her stimulus and there two boys . And she has custody of the boys . He’s not paying child support and he’s only gets the boys once or twice a month.
Certainly you have a divorce lawyer?
Call IRS and I believe there is a form you can file. You have to send as much peoof as you can. Also get an attorney. If he is nasty now…it will get worse.
The dude laughing at everyone comments must be the ex husband Lolol