Can my husband use my credit card without my permission?
Unauthorized Use When a person uses a card without a card holder's permission, this is illegal. Either the retailer or the credit card company will be responsible for any charges made without proper authorization. However, if a spouse's name is on the card, it will not be considered an unauthorized use.
Can you open a credit card in your spouse’s name?
The Legality of Opening a Credit Card In short, the answer is no: it is illegal for a spouse to open a credit card in his or her partner's name. When spouses share bank accounts, the money in the account is technically owned by both parties, and both spouses will know of its existence.
Can a spouse be charged with identity theft?
If your spouse opens an account in your name without your permission, they are committing fraud. Spousal identity theft is very much illegal; however, you should handle the situation with your desired outcome in mind. If you hope to repair your relationship, you might not want to take legal action against your spouse.
Can you legally use someone else credit card?
If you are talking about the US, it is not illegal. In the UK it is the same. Further, there are no contract violations whatsoever. There is not one cardholder agreement that states you may not lend your card to another.