Legal Question in Credit and Debt Law in New York

If my spouse dies am I responsible for his personal credit card debt? My name is not on the card and I had nothing to do with him getting the card.

Asked on 12/04/10, 10:36 pm

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Debra Palazzo Law Offices of Debra Palazzo, LLC
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You are not responsible for your spouses credit card debt.

The only exception might be if the card was used to pay for your spouses

"neccessaries", which could include medical.

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Answered on 12/10/10, 3:47 am

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