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Just one question 1. In Texas, does my husbands hospital

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Just one question:
1. In Texas, does my husband's hospital bills reflect my credit?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  WALLSTREETESQ replied 5 years ago.

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Hello I am a licensed attorney here to help you with your question, please review my response and do not hesitate to ask for clarificati on

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Since Texas is a community property State

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the debts of your husband is acquired during the marriage,

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will be your debt as well.

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This means that not only may your spouse's medical debts show up in your credit histories, but also that any non-exempt assets you acquired during your marriage (including the funds in your bank accounts) could be at risk should your spouse's creditors get the court's permission to go after those assets to collect what they are owed.

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A bankruptcy would resolve the issue,

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In Texas due to their collection laws, wages cannot be garnished, so that is one benefit.

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If I move to Arizona or Georgia, does their laws apply or Texas laws. Thank you.

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If you are not a resident of Texas, and move to a non community property state, they laws of that State will protect you,

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and only he would be liable.

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But be aware it takes time to establish residence legally in a State, so it may take you living their for 6 months or more.

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A bankruptcy joint or by him, would protect you as well

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If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to ask

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