Can I fight a collection agency for medical bills that where my ex wife’s?

We were married for less then 2 years.

Asked on September 19, 2012 under Bankruptcy Law, California


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If the medical bills that you are writing about with respect to your "ex's" were incurred when you were married to her and presumably not separated, then under the laws of all states of this country, you are obligated for such bills in addition to your "ex".

I suggest looking at the presumed marital dissolution agreement that you may have with her as to who is responsible for such medical bill that you are writing about. Possibly she is or at worst, you both pay half of it.

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