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My ex-husband of 8 years filed bankruptcy on a home that I signed a quit claim on but my name is still on the mortgage as a co-debtor will this show as a bankruptcy on my credit report as well?

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2006-05-07 18:50:06
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No the bankruptcy will not show on your credit history unless you filed as well. However, now the mortgage company has the right to come after you in full for the amount owed, since the Court has released him from all obligations.

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