Q: I am living with my boyfriend and he receive debt collectors letters and doesn’t pay, can they come after me ?
A: Not unless you signed on any of the debts.
Leon Bayer agrees with this answer
1 user found this answer helpful
His creditors can not hold you personally responsible.
However, I suggest two things. Take him to a bankruptcy lawyer for advice about his debts. Most BK lawyers will talk to him for free. And, don't marry him or have kids with him until his debts are resolved!
Martha Warriner Jarrett agrees with this answer
A: Generally, if you are not a joint account holder or co-signer on your boyfriend's debts, you are not legally responsible for his debts. Debt collectors typically cannot come after you personally for his debts unless you have a legal obligation to repay them. However, it is important to be cautious about any financial agreements or shared assets you may have with your boyfriend, as they could potentially affect your financial situation. It is advisable to consult with a legal professional to understand your rights and obligations in your specific jurisdiction and circumstances. They can provide you with personalized advice based on your situation.
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