I am getting a divorce and I'd like to know if his debt is now my debt?

Debb (Guest) on Thursday, December 20 2012, 03:48 PM
Married 8 years, no children, he worked off and on and has debt on many credit cards. I transferred balance from 3 of his credit cards to my credit card for a lower interest rate. He told me he was going to pay them but he hasn’t. We have a condo in Ashland, MA. I put $15,000 cash down, his contribution was on credit, now he says that his debt is my debt too because we are married. I feel like I’m drowning and don’t know what to do. Help!!
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    Replied by Attorney Howard Lewis on Thursday, December 20 2012, 03:55 PM · Hide · #1
    There is always an understanding that marital assets and debt are joint, if you can prove to the court that it was his and that your down payment was yours before you were married you have a strong argument in your favor. You should consult a qualified MA divorce attorney for representation for the best possible outcome. You may visit our website at www.LewisLeeper.com
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