Posts Tagged "separating credit after divorce"

Divorce agreements and credit reporting

Dear Experian,

My divorce agreement requires that I write a letter to the credit agencies stating that all pre-marital debt on my report is my responsibility. Where should I send this letter?

– GYR

How divorce can impact your credit scores

Dear Experian,

I read that divorce does not impact your credit scores, but I’ve heard from people who are divorced that said it damaged their credit. If it doesn’t impact your scores, how does it damage your credit?

– BEL

Separating your credit after divorce

Dear Experian,

My husband I have had a joint credit report for the last 10 years. Our credit is in good standing, by the way. Now that we are divorcing, what steps do we need to follow to establish our own individual credit reports? Will our positive credit history follow us to our newly established individual reports, or does one person retain the good history and the other start new?

– MEL

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