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Can my spouses bank acct be frozen for my debt?

Umatilla, FL |

being sued for repossession

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

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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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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.