Can my spouses bank acct be frozen for my debt?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Umatilla, FL

being sued for repossession

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  1. Barry A. Stein


    Contributor Level 18


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . Only if your spouse is joined with you on that debt OR you are joined with her on the account.

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  2. Sergio Cabanas


    Contributor Level 12

    Answered . Yes, your account can be frozen, however, you are not liable for the debt of your spouse under the circumstances suggested by my peers. This may require you to file a special motion to eliminate the attempted garnishment.

  3. Dorothy G Bunce


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Not unless your spouse was also named in the lawsuit or the account is in both names. Hope this perspective helps!

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