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If the surviving spouse did not sign the credit card agreement then they are not responsible for it. However, the creditors could still come after the deceased spouse's estate (i.e. life insurance) for the balance of credit. You probably want to ask an estate attorney that question.

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Q: What do you do with a dead spouses credit card debit?
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