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My brother in law is gonna declare bankruptcy, he's the primary holder of a best buy credit card we have together, will that affect me too?

there's still a balance of $600 on the card. those are all purchases he made.

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If he includes it in his bankruptcy case, and they write it off, then it will affect your credit as well, since the account will show as a charge-off on your credit report. Your best bet would be to see if he can have you removed from the account, before he files.

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I'll ask him, thanks.
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Did you guys apply for the card together or is it his account with your name on a second card? If you applied for the card together, meaning your information is on there as someone they can go after the debt, then it can show up on your credit record. If it's his account with your name on a second card, then it doesn't affect you.

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We both opened it together, they have my SSN, but he's the primary holder, you think he can remove me from the account?
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They will go after both of you and will be negative for you. Pay it off first. Then close it.
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Since both you and him agree to a contract with Best Buy, both he and Best Buy would have to say it's ok to remove you from the account. I really don't think Best Buy will do that because companies want to get their money and don't care from whom. Your best bet is to pay if off yourself and then close it. Sorry.
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