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Can a next of kin be held responsible criminal's debts

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Can a next of kin be held responsible for a criminal's debts or fines
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Can you explain your situation a little more?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
If someone is sentenced and unable to pay their fine would their next of kin be xpected to pay?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

No.

Criminal fine are only the responsibility of the defendant. Nobody else can be made to pay.

Can I clarify anything for you?

Jo