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The only way in which you can be held accountable in this situations if you and the person you marry share debts in common. If your spouse's debts are discharged through bankruptcy, your shared creditors can hold you responsible for the debt.
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Exactly! Keep in mind that your jointly owned assets may be affected also because his assets may need to be adjudicated by the bankruptcy court before he will be able to discharge his debt.