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My husband died on 11 8 16..he had a credit card with my name on it, I can't pay it, I have not pain on it for oh maybe a year and a half..they have to contact me but not really came after me, can they put a lean on our house?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Indiana

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Not that I no of, I thought about filing for bankruptcy..but I hate to do that..the card is 13,000

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No that's it

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