Student Loan Debt and Divorce in Texas

This video features Jillian French, a Family Law attorney based in Texas.

Austin Divorce Attorney Jillian French

Video Transcript:

Judy Maggio:

Do you have to pay your ex's student loan debt if you get divorced? We're asking Austin lawyer Jillian French for an Ask The Lawyers Quick Question.

Jillian French:

Typically, the answer is no. However, the courts will entertain an argument regarding the student loan debt, if there were student loan debt incurred for living expenses for both spouses whenever the debt was taken out.

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