After Divorce, Do I Have to Pay My Ex’s Credit Card Debt?

This video features Duana Boswell-Loechel, a Family Law attorney based in Texas.

Houston, Texas Divorce Attorney Explains

Video Transcript:

Tom Mustin: 

During a divorce in Texas, will I be required to pay my spouse's credit card debt? We ask Houston attorney Duana Boswell-Loechel in this Ask the Lawyers Quick Question. 

Duana Boswell-Loechel: 

Credit card debt, it depends on when the credit card was obtained, what it was used for... There are arguments that can be made that you shouldn't pay their debt. The courts will typically start with a 50-50 division of all debts.

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