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If you are married and your spouse dies, am I financially responsible

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If you are married and your spouse dies, am I financially responsible for bills that were just in my dead spouses name?
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You are not responsible for debts solely in your spouse's name. However, anything that could be considered part of his estate would be responsible. His creditors would be entitled to those assets first. That would be any asset just in his name that you both did not own jointly.

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