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LEGAL HELP PLEASE (Would a spouse be responsible to pay decease husband debt)

Posted by on Nov. 21, 2012 at 10:39 PM
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My mom husband pass she is seperated from him but legally married would she be responsible to pay his bills since she is his widow and could they take a income taxes for Bills that he owed.
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by on Nov. 21, 2012 at 10:39 PM
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conniejo75
by Bronze Member on Nov. 21, 2012 at 11:04 PM
Yes. If they are legally married they can.
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stickyfingers
by on Nov. 21, 2012 at 11:41 PM
were they legally seperated? it would be filed at the court house
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VADIVA23
by on Nov. 22, 2012 at 3:20 AM
No they wasn't legally separated .


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were they legally seperated? it would be filed at the court house

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faerie75
by Ruby Member on Nov. 22, 2012 at 3:43 AM
Then yes.
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michiganmom5150
by on Nov. 22, 2012 at 4:32 AM
Well, I'm not sure! It really depends on how things were set up. Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Depends on the bills too!
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LifeCafe42
by Nora on Nov. 22, 2012 at 6:14 AM
I'm going to say if they weren't legally separated yes
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VADIVA23
by on Nov. 22, 2012 at 6:57 AM
She don't have to pay them do you think she will need a lawyer.


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I'm going to say if they weren't legally separated yes

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tyfry7496
by Janet on Nov. 22, 2012 at 10:28 AM
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Only if the bills wherein BOTH their names. If they're just in hers, write DECEASED and send them back.
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VADIVA23
by on Nov. 22, 2012 at 10:33 AM
The bills were only in his name the deed to the house are in his name and her name if their were any property taxes owed on the home would she be responsible for the taxes owed on that home.


Quoting tyfry7496:

Only if the bills wherein BOTH their names. If they're just in hers, write DECEASED and send them back.

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stickyfingers
by on Nov. 22, 2012 at 12:18 PM
yes she will have to pay...


Quoting VADIVA23:

No they wasn't legally separated .




Quoting stickyfingers:

were they legally seperated? it would be filed at the court house


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