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I have been married for 10 years. My husband and I have seperate

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I have been married for 10 years. My husband and I have seperate credit cards. Our house and mortgage is in both our names. Can I file bankruptcy and not have it effect his credit.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  cfortunato replied 6 years ago.

Hi JACustomer,

What state are you in?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.

I am in Illinois

Expert:  cfortunato replied 6 years ago.

If you file a Bankruptcy on your own, and he does not file, there will be no affect on his credit report. However, he will remain liable for any loans that are in both names - such as the mortgage.

Edited by cfortunato on 10/6/2010 at 2:28 AM EST
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