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Live in Ala. I owned house prior to marriage of 7 yrs. if my

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Live in Ala. I owned house prior to marriage of 7 yrs. if my spouse drives his car or someone else drives it and is involved in accident and is at fault could he be sued because it was his car involved AND THEY TAKE MY HOUSE I HAD BEFORE I KNEW HIM? I pay the taxes but I am his wife. Had house 2 yrs. before I knew him. Please reply.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Stacy Adkins replied 1 month ago.

Hi Ruthie, is the home still in just your name or is it jointly owned by you and your husband since your marriage?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
In my name only before and presently.
Expert:  Stacy Adkins replied 1 month ago.

Then you are be protected. The only way a third party could come after your home to satisfy a judgment creditor of your husband's or another driver he lets use his car would be if your husband was also listed on the home as a owner. So long as the home remains in your name only, any debts of your husband cannot be collected against it.

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