If a wife forgesher husband’ssignature to gain a credit card, ishe responsible for the debts that she incurs?

UPDATED: Dec 11, 2011

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If a wife forgesher husband’ssignature to gain a credit card, ishe responsible for the debts that she incurs?

Asked on December 11, 2011 under Family Law, Louisiana


David Lee / Law Offices of David Lee

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

In Illinois, it is a serious crime to forge the signature of another in order to obtain a credit card.  The Husband should call the police immediately and report the forgery.  Then the husband would need to contact the Credit Card Company to report the fraud/forgery and attach the police report to suspend the account and to determine what charges were made on the account.



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