Can I sue my ex-spouse for forging my signature on loans and fraudulantly causing debt in my name?

Question Details: I am recently divorced. We separated and I moved out of state and then filed for divorce. I wanted to know if I can get any kind of financial relief because the ex forged my signature on several car loans and credit card apps without my knowledge or consent? She then did not pay these debts and so they fell on me. My credit has always been immaculate. I had to file bankruptcy as a result of these fraudulant loans. She also stole $14,000 from my bank account that she had no access to. She created an online account to this bank in my name and withdrew this money. The sheriff's department said that I can't press forgery charges because she was my spouse. I want to know if I can sue her for the large amounts of money she fraudulant took from me by the forgeries and withdrawing money from a bank account that she did not have access to. There are other isses that she caused; the abve are just examples.

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