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What do you mean by "legally responsible"? That is a term that the law doesn't usually use but most people do so it can mean different things to different people.
Also, what type of properties?
You wouldn't be responsible for the debt on the land unless you signed for it (are on the loan). If your name is ***** ***** deed you would also be responsible for taxes on the land.
Any property that was acquired during the marriage is community property. To an extent, the debt is too. Not all debt acquired during marriage is community property but it is presumed to be community property. That presumption is what is known as "rebuttable" which means it can be proven not to be community.
In addition, many of the debts will be extinguished if a probate is opened and the creditors notified of the estate but then fail to file a claim.
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