If my wife will not disclose her credit card statements or grant me access to them and my credit dropped because of her spending habits, what are my options?

UPDATED: Aug 3, 2019

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If my wife will not disclose her credit card statements or grant me access to them and my credit dropped because of her spending habits, what are my options?

Can I contact the company and have them verify who I am then hand over the information?

Asked on August 3, 2019 under Family Law, Washington

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

If you are not on the account, you cannot access the statements or other information without your wife's consent. That you are married is irrelevant for this purpose: the credit card company may not legally share an account holder's information or statements with anyone not on the account.


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