Indianapolis, IN asked in Consumer Law, Collections, Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Indiana

Q: What are my rights in court?

I was sued by an apartment I moved out of 3 years ago. Apparently they had taken me to court and had a judgement entered against me. The court said they served me a notice which I never got. They said I owed them for damages. That debt was sold to a collection agency who is taking me to court based on the original judgment. What are my rights at this point cause I don't believe that debt is valid to begin with.

1 Lawyer Answer
Paul Stanko
Paul Stanko
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  • Plymouth, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: You can demand validation of the debt from the collection agency, but since a judgment has been entered against you already, you need to consult with an attorney to contest the judgment itself.

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