Who is responsible?
3 attorney answers
This a is a community debt. Husband is "liable" under CP law. Your father is "liable" under contract law.
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The fact that your husband was undocumented had nothing to do with you having your father co-sign. You did that because you were not creditworthy. You and your father are both on the hook. If you did the voluntary turn in while legally separated without permission of the court you may have also violated the court’s order.
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Reviewing the loan documents you signed would be required to meaningfully answer this.
My GUESS from the posted facts are that you and your father are liable, and that to the extent you're liable, your debt is community property, so the community is liable if the debt was incurred while you were still married and not separated. No idea what you mean by "not legally" separated.
See your own divorce lawyer for help.
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