Legal Question in Credit and Debt Law in South Carolina

Marital Liability

My husband has purchased items and signed contracts that I have not been a part of. Am I liable for the debts if he does not pay?

Asked on 12/04/08, 11:17 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Sheryl Schelin Law Office of Sheryl Schelin

Re: Marital Liability

Generally, no, unless you guaranteed the debts, or if the debts are for things we'd consider "necessaries" (i.e., food, shelter, etc.).

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Answered on 12/04/08, 1:25 pm

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