If your spouse dies with credit card debt, unless you guaranteed the debt or signed as a debtor on the card, you don't have to pay the debt. Let the credit card company sue the estate. If there is insufficient funds in the estate or the company fail to file a timely claim, the law protects the spouse.
Question is about my liability to pay off dead husband's credit card bills. He died May 24, 2008. - Avvo.com
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