MARRIED COUPLES!!! Doctrine of Necessaries… What it is and why it matters to you!

First, what is the doctrine of Necessaries? This doctrine in North Carolina means that one spouse may be held responsible for the other spouse’s medical bills. These medical bills can include hospital bills, doctor’s bills and yes, nursing home care bills. Why does the fact that a surviving spouse may be responsible for the other … Continue reading MARRIED COUPLES!!! Doctrine of Necessaries… What it is and why it matters to you!