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

1 Answer from Attorneys

Debra Palazzo Law Offices of Debra Palazzo, LLC

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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