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Anything owned jointly by a husband and wife can be sought by a winning creditor to pay off a debt. So if the credit card company or its collection agency wins in a lawsuit, they can then go to theh next step, if you don't pay, of either trying to garnish your wages or trying to file a lien vs. some joint property, such as the money in a joint account.
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