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If I divorce my husband does he stillresponsible my own debtwith credit card

Monroe Township, NJ |

I lost moneyon gambling andmy husband doesn't Gamble. I have recently purchaes car but lost on internet gambling and at real Casino. If I divorce my husband and file Bankcrutcy what happens to my debt?

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Your debt will be discharged, but if your spouse's name is on any of the accounts, the creditors can seek payment from him. Hope this perspective helps!


The truth is that there are too many variables here to give a complete answer. It depends on what the divorce decree says. It depends on what kind of debt you have, whose name(s) are on it, whether these debt(s) were for "necessities," etc.

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If you file for bankruptcy, likely that debt will be discharged.

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