No. Debts incurred before the marriage belong to the individual, those made jointly during a marriage belong to both. Married couples who reside in a community property state are generally held accountable for debts made during the marriage regardless of which spouse actually incurred the debt(s). (Texas and Wisconsin do not treat all marital debt in the same manner as do the other community property states).
Yes, you are responsible for the debt of someone you marry. When you marry someone you give all you have, and they give all they have.
You are never legally responsible for any debt unless you specifically sign for that debt. If someone is trying to get you to pay a debt that you do not believe is yours, tell them to produce a copy of the document you signed.
Under South Carolina law, debt that is incurred during a marriage is presumed to be marital debt. This would mean that both spouses are legally obligated for their share of the debt, regardless of the listed individual to the debt.
Both of the spouses are responsible for the debt. They both benefited from the debt, so they are held responsibility.
The basic assumption is that yes, the spouse is jointly responsible. It is assumed that both spouses will benefit from the transactions.
The spouse is considered to benefit from the debt. Yes, the spouses share responsibility.
yes usually the spouse is
Your dead spouse's estate is responsible for the credit card debt. In practice, this may amount to "you are responsible for it."
If you are a joint applicant, then yes, but if the card is not in your name, then no.
They are typically going to be held responsible. The debt is used to buy goods and services. The spouse is considered to have benefited from these debts.
YES, if you die, then the next of kin is responsible for your debt.
No, you are not responsible for their debt. The only person legally responsible for a debt is the person that signed the contract for the debt. It doesn't matter if your dead parents left you money. Collection agencies cannot legally collect someone else's debt from you - but they will try. See the FDCRA to know your rights in debt collection.
Your spouses wages cannot be garnished for a debt unless it is a joint debt. You are each responsible for your own debt regardless of whether it was incurred before or after marriage.
If you were unauthorized, you can be held legally -- and possibly ciminally -- responsible for any debt you incurred.
Minors cannot legally contract for a debt. Only their parents/guardians can assume that responsibility. So, your parents ARE responsible. On the other hand, if you are legally an adult and contract for debt - and your parents 'assume' responsibility for it -there would have to be legally binding paperwork naming them as the debtors in lieu. Simply giving their word is not sufficient, and you would remain responsible.
Both spouses are responsible for the DEBT represented by the lien, but the lien can only attach to the interest of whoever is actually on title to the property.
I think clients and public who did business with company or with company products are directly responsible legally.
In some instances, yes they can. Is the spouse listed on the debt? An example would be a joint loan or credit card. If so, that makes the spouse legally liable for the debt. If not, then no, the wages cannot be garnished because the spouse is not legally liable for the debt.
ID SAY THE SPOUSE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEBT
It depends on where you live. Laws vary across states and countries.
I divorced my husband and had the credit card debt negotiated so that he was the responsible party for paying the debt. He does not pay on the debt therefore I found out that I am liable for the debt because the card was opened in both names.
If you applied together for the credit card creating a joint account from the beginning, yes ... otherwise, no.
For Kentucky the estate is responsible for the debts of the deceased. Only after they are resolved can the estate be closed any any remainder distributed.