[572-23] Not liable for spousal debts. A married person is not liable for the debts of a spouse; nor is a married person's property liable to be taken on execution or other process against that person's spouse. [L 1888, c 11, 6; RL 1925, 2999; RL 1935, 4650; RL 1945, 12371; am L 1945, c 254, 2; RL 1955, 325-6; HRS 573-6; am L 1978, c 77, 1(1); ren L 1984, c 79, 1]

 

Case Notes

 

Wife who takes whole as surviving tenant by the entirety not liable for husband's debts. 47 H. 629, 645, 394 P.2d 432 (1964). See 3 H. 802 (1877).

 

 

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