In some couples, one partner handles the majority of the proverbial heavy lifting when it comes to financial matters, in particular if he or she is the primary breadwinner or is in a more advantageous economic position. The other might have limited information about the family's overall financial situation as far as net worth, taxes and income go, and just signed tax returns prepared by their spouse or a third party when asked.
Anyone who has been through the divorce process knows that it is more of a marathon than a sprint. If you think you crossed the finish line with a final divorce decree in 2015, you still have one more decision. How will you file your taxes?