Blog Posts in November, 2016

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  • Am I Responsible for My Mother's Debt After She Passed Away?
    Am I Responsible for My Mother's Debt After She Passed Away?

    Question: Am I responsible for my mother’s debt after she passed away? When my mother passed away the home she lived in ended up being taken by the bank. She had no will, no money. I recently received ...

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  • Debts of Decedent
    Debts of Decedent

    Question: When one’s parent dies with a credit card balance, is the child legally responsible to pay it? Answer: Only from the assets of the decedent/ estate. Beware of debt collectors who try to ...

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  • Debts of Spouse Prior to Marriage
    Debts of Spouse Prior to Marriage

    Question: Will I incur my finance’s debt if I marry him? We are planning to marry and I am debt free, he has some large debt. I do not want to incur those. Will there be a problem? He did put me on ...

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  • Decedent's Debts
    Decedent's Debts

    Question: If your parent passes away and leaves outstanding credit card debts, who is responsible for payment? Answer: If anyone else is contractually liable on the account (not a mere authorized ...

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  • Liability for Spouse's Emergency Medical Expenses
    Liability for Spouse's Emergency Medical Expenses

    Question: Husband passed away last year, leaving no assets. I am very angry for the way he left his family with the bills and don’t want to pay for his stubbornness. There are three bills that I am ...

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