Last week I applied for a new credit card for my legal practice. Several days later I received an approval letter. The next day my husband received a letter notifying him that I had applied for credit, on my own, giving him notice to this new source of liability. And with that letter, Wisconsin's marital property law became a bit more clear in his engineering mind.
As always, please consult your own attorney for legal advice -- this blog is for reflection, not legal representation.