Joint account and collections

Can a bill collector for one spouse put a lien on a joint checking acct?

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Nov 03, 2010
Joint account and debt collection
by: Gerri

Yes, a joint account may be at risk if a creditor obtains a court judgment against one of you. You didn't provide much information about your situation, so you may want to at least talk with bankruptcy attorney to find out what property you have is at risk. The consultation will be free, so it doesn't hurt to at least get some advice.

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