Is a spouse liable for the debts of the other?

Answer On One Hand: Many Times, YesIn several situations, a surviving spouse incurs the debt from a deceased partner. If you have your name on any joint accounts, such as a credit card, then you are liabl... Read More »

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If a spouse is in an auto accident where the other party was hurt is the other spouse liable as well?

Answer The driver is the one that would be charged if they were the cause of the accident. Anyone else in the car is not implicated.MarcyIf the question refers to financial liability such as both... Read More »

Can you be responsible for a spouse's debts?

On One Hand: Romance and FinanceWhen couples get married, they often look forward to sharing many things together. Unfortunately, a huge amount of debt or accumulated debt during the marriage is no... Read More »

Is my spouse or family liable for my debt?

Relatives are not liable for another relative’s debt unless they have co-signed the credit application. However, your spouse may be liable for your debt if you live in one of the 10 community pro... Read More »

The Virginia Laws on a Spouse's Debts?

Laws regarding the debts of a spouse will vary from state to state. In some states, when two people marry they marry under "community of property". This means that all assets and debts are shared i... Read More »