Q: I live in NY state, and am in the process of getting divorced, is a loan from my 401K in my name that was deposited...
in a joint account the responsibility of both spouses? What I am asking is my spouse that I am divorcing also responsible for the remaining balance, maybe the original balance since all payments of the loan to date have been taken out of my paycheck. The loan was used by both parties for home remodeling and vacations by the family. In short, the family benefited from the loan. Married for 3 years, no common children and the payment of the 401k loan has been taken out of my paycheck since proceeds were received.
A: Sounds like it is a marital debt
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A: Since the loan was used for marital purposes, the loan is a marital debt to be shared by both parties.
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