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I am a widow as of a week ago in the State of Florida. We have no children together. He has two adult children. My husband had several credit cards and personal loans only in his name. We have a home in a mobile home park that is paid for in both of our names. Other than a life insurance policy, we had no other assets. Can his creditors come after me?
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My condolences for your loss.

Florida is not a community property state and spouses can hold separate debt and assets from the other spouse.

You have no personal liability for debt in your late husband's name. His creditors can not hold you personally liable for debt in his name only.

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