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In state of Montana is a spouse responsible for deceased spouses credit card debt if they were not signed on with card

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Barrister
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Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney and will try my best to help with your situation. There may be a slight delay in my responses as I type out an answer or reply.

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Montana is not a community property state so if this was the sole debt of the deceased spouse and they were the only listed owner on the account, the creditor can only look to their estate for payment.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
There was next to nothing in her estate. About 1200 dollars. What would estate be liable for
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Of which was used on her medical

If the estate is insolvent and used the money to pay other bills, then the creditor just loses.. The spouse would just send a copy of the death certificate to the creditor along with a note stating the estate is insolvent and no probate case will be opened.

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The creditor then will just write off the debt as a loss on their taxes.

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