Q: Will a memorandum of judgement against me for a credit card debt affect my wife's house?
The mortgage is in my wife's name, but I am listed as a "tenant by entirety."
A: Absolutely... The Judgment Lien encumbers any and all interests you have in real property in the County in which the Judgment is recorded in. And you own the same estate your Wife does. Contact a competent Illinois attorney to get the specifics about how long the Lien attaches, and whether Exemptions should be claimed.
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