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*The point is they are married and although it won't affect her credit rating if her husband is stuck with this loan it will reflect on both of them as far as possibly putting them into debt. If your spouse just cosigned then yes, they are responsible for that debt if their child decides not to pay. If the child does pay the payments then there should be no problem. Cosigning is never a good idea even if it is family because the cosigner is 100% responsible for that debt. * The non signing spouse would not be responsible for the debt nor would it affect his or her credit rating with perhaps the exception of applying for joint credit. Even if the married couple live in a community property state under such circumstances a spouse would not be responsible for the other's financial obligation that involved children of a previous marriage.

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