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Answered 2007-09-24 14:09:52

No. In community property states spouses are sometimes responsible for debts incurred by the other spouse even if the debt is not joint. However, such marital debt laws would not apply in the situation cited. The husband would not be responsible for repayment in case of default nor would his credit be damaged with the exception of possible problems when applying for joint credit with the cosigner wife.

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