debt of deceased spouse

Asked January 16, 2020, 3:48 PM EST

Am I responsible for the credit card debt of my late husband? I am not on the account. Do I have to pay this out of a joint savings or life insurance?

Washtenaw County Michigan

1 Response

Thank you for your question. I am sorry for your loss. The assigned expert has been unavailable. Since Extension offices are not permitted to give legal advice, I suggest you consult your attorney. If you do not have one, the Washtenaw County Bar has a Lawyer Referral Service you can access here: https://www.washbar.org/public/lawyer-referral-information-service-lris/

Good luck!