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Are the debts in your step dad's name, your mother's name or joint? If in your stepdad's name alone then your mother should have no problems with those. Did your step dad leave an estate? Doesn't sound like he did. Don't think anyone can go after your mother for something that wasn't paid to her. I think the best they can do is go after any estate your step dad left and if he left nothing I think they are a bit out of luck. Below is a link to a column in one of the Philadelphia papers. The guy's columns deal with things like this all the time and at the bottom is how to get in touch with him. He can probably give you advice on this or direct you where to go.

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