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How to Divide Credit Card Debt in Divorce

Posted on : February 28, 2013
The stress of having a spouse with an out-of-control credit card spending habit can certainly strain a marriage and lead to divorce, but increasingly, Americans are being forced to use their credit cards just to make ends meet. Before the recession, divorces were primarily about how a couple’s assets were going to be divided. Sadly, in todays down economy, people are having to worry more about who is going to get stuck with the credit card debt than they are about dividing the assets. In the same way that “marital” property is distinguished from “separate” property, any debt taken on during the marriage is also considered to be a “marital” debt and is subject to Georgia’s laws of equitable division.


Posted on : February 28, 2013
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