Could a lien be put on my property? 10 Answers as of September 09, 2015

If a husband and wife both own property, can a credit card get a judgment against one who owes debt?

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Ronald K. Nims LLC | Ronald K. Nims
It depends on state law, in Ohio; the answer is yes. A creditor of one owner can put a lien on jointly owned property.
Answer Applies to: Ohio
Replied: 9/9/2015
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
Yes. Done all the time. Sorry for the delay in answering.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/2/2015
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC | John F Brennan
Yes, generally, but it will be of limited value until you sell the home or one of you dies.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 8/31/2015
Mauritz Van Niekerk, Attorneys at Law
Mauritz Van Niekerk, Attorneys at Law | Christiaan van Niekerk
Yes and that unsecured debt now becomes a secured debt.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 8/31/2015
A Fresh Start
A Fresh Start | Dorothy G Bunce
Happens every day. A court judgment is recorded at the county property recorders office and attaches to any and all property owned by the debtor, including property that is jointly owned with another person.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 8/31/2015
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