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My mom passed away she has credit card bills not sure if in

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My mom passed away she has credit card bills not sure if in Florida credit card company can put a lean on my dad's bank account for moms bills
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Barrister replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney who will try my very best to help with your situation or get you to someone who can. There may be a slight delay in my responses as I research statutes or ordinances and type out an answer or reply, but rest assured, I am working on your question.

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Was mother the only owner on the card account or was it jointly owned?

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Does mother have any assets in her name solely?

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Is mother on father's bank account as a joint owner?

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thanks

Barrister

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Credit card only in moms name
No assets
No dad has his own bank account
Expert:  Barrister replied 9 months ago.

Ok, then no, the creditors can only come after mother's estate for payment. If she has no assets in her name, then the creditors just lose out.

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thanks

Barrister

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