credit card debt after husband's death

by Sheila

my husband died and left everything to me. His credit card is in his name and I am an authorized user, do I have to pay the credit card off ?

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Jan 07, 2012
by: Anonymous

What about New Mexico or Texas?

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We're not sure what your question is, but New Mexico and Texas are community property states and debt incurred after your marriage in those states is often considered community property. We aren't attorneys, however, and can't offer legal advice.

Dec 18, 2011
Authorized user.
by: Jamie

If you were an authorized user only, you are not responsible for the account. If you were on the card as a joint card holder I would say yes. Shouldn't be a problem at all.

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