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Texas Family Code - FAM § 3.201. Spousal Liability

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(a) A person is personally liable for the acts of the person's spouse only if:

(1) the spouse acts as an agent for the person;  or

(2) the spouse incurs a debt for necessaries as provided by Subchapter F,  1 Chapter 2.

(b) Except as provided by this subchapter, community property is not subject to a liability that arises from an act of a spouse.

(c) A spouse does not act as an agent for the other spouse solely because of the marriage relationship.

1  V.T.C.A., Family Code § 2.501.

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