Q: I just received notice that my wages are going to be garnished for a loan my ex-husband applied for after we were
divorced. Is this legal?
A: New Mexico is a community property state and either spouse can enter into a debt and make the other spouse liable. If you got a divorce that would end the community property and thus a debt incurred after the divorce you should not be liable. I would seek out an attorney and try to quash the writ of garnishment.
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