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Under the given circumstances the consumer would probably be termed "judgment proof." Meaning a lawsuit would be futile for the creditor. Some creditors will file suit anyway. To obtain a judgment, for possible collection of the debt in the future. Some judgments are valid for ten years and can be renewed. The consumer can send a "judgment proof" letter to creditors letting them know legal action would be pointless. This is sometimes effective, especially if the debtor can supply proof of their status.

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Are you responsible for your deceased parent's credit card debt?

If the estate has any assets, the estate should pay for the debt before anything is passed on to the heirs. If there are no assets the credit card company will just have to write it off. You are not held responsible unless you co-signed for the card.

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I do not know the fine points of the law. However, it seems to me that the logical thing to do is to pay off the credit card and any other debt that your mother incurred. You can contact the credit card company and ask. You may need to send them a copy of her death certificate.

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Does your credit card debt die with you?

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Does credit card debt die with you?

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Would my mother's children be liable for any credit card debt she had at the time of her death?

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Will credit card companies reduce the balance owed upon death?

Credit card debt is not passed on to heirs when a loved one dies, but it can still affect you. When someone dies with debt, credit card companies will first try to collect from the deceased's estate. If there is not enough money in the estate, heirs may have to sell assets from the estate in order to cover the liabilities. So, even though the heirs are not directly responsible for the debt, they may have to sell assets they were expecting to keep in order to repay the deceased's financial obligations. If, after assets are sold, there still is not enough money in the estate to cover the remaining debt, the company that issued the credit card will write off the debt. Usually, a death certificate is required as proof. Family members are not legally liable for any debt. Be careful, however, if you are a joint account holder on a credit card. If you have a card in common with someone, you are responsible for the debt on that account if the other account holder dies.

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How little does your credit card debt have to be for the credit card company to charge it off as uncollectible?

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Can credit card companies force heirs to sell real estate after a death?

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