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My My dad put me on his bank checking account as a signer to

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My My dad put me on his bank checking account as a signer to help him pay his bills. He passed away recently i closed the ckecking account but it had a negative balance am i legally responsible for the debt
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: California
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: No not yet i called and talk to tge bank they told me i was legally responsable for the overdraft amount and i had to pay it
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Alex J. Esq. replied 8 months ago.

Hello. My name is Alex.
Thank you for your question.
I will be happy to provide you with information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

Was your name added to the account so the account became a joint account?

How did the bank account get overdrawn and what is the amount of the overdraft?