Alabama is not a community property state, the surviving spouse is not responsible for creditor debt unless he or she was a joint account holder.
Your estate is responsible for your debts. If the business is owned by the deceased, the business is responsible. A spouse is not responsible, but the amount they inherit will be affected by the debts.
A spouse is almost never responsible for the expenses of a deceased spouse. However, if the deceased spouse had money and there will be probate, someone may make a claim against the deceased spouse's money in probate court.
The ESTATE is responsible.
No - a person's debts die with them. The spouse of a deceased person is not responsible fofr their outstanding bills.
Unless the spouse signed any documents incurring liability for the deceased's medical bills, they are not responsible. The deceased's ESTATE is responsible for the medical bills, and all other obligations owed by the deceased at the time of their death.
Depends on the state you live in. * If the married couple resided in a community property state the surviving spouse might be held accountable for the debt even though the loan was only in the name of the deceased spouse. In all other states the surviving spouse is not responsible for debt that is incurred solely by a living or deceased spouse.
Yes, it is possible to be responsible. The primary insurance holder is always responsible for all the debts incurred. And it is considered a benefit to both parties.
California is a community property state. Essentially, anything financial is owned or the responsibility of both entirely.
While the estate has primary responsibility in California, in most cases they will be held responsible. They are deemed to have benefited from to goods and services.