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0 Answers | Asked in Banking, Elder Law and Small Claims for New Mexico on
Q: A law firm from AZ contacted me about a cash store loan I had in 2013 in NM. $650 unsecured Can they summons me now?

Store manager of cash store called me at my place of employment several times. That ended up causing me to be fired. I have not worked since. I retired in SSI and minimum SS. I have no property or car. Is NM statue on this collection of $650. Is prohibited? Or can they place a lien on SSI and SS. ?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Banking for New Mexico on
Q: If I have a judgement against me, how would the plaintiff find out where I bank to seize my money?

I do not wish to satisfy this judgement because the plaintiff was in the wrong, but she could hire an attorney, whereas I literally have no money. I am expecting a check from rental assistance that I want to protect from this judgement but I'm afraid that if I open an account at a different... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
answered on Mar 30, 2022

Judgment Creditor can ask you under oath where your property is. Become familiar with NM Exemption rights. Remember this is a public forum.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Bankruptcy, Business Law and Federal Crimes for New Mexico on
Q: In the state of New Mexico is a property management company allowed to withdraw funds from your bank account Prior to s
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 5, 2020

Depends on what authorizations, if anyone, you have given them. In some instances, they may set off what you owe them, although much more info is needed to properly answer your question.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking and Federal Crimes for New Mexico on
Q: I am a victim of check fraud and my bank is telling me its my fault. New Mexico resident
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on Dec 3, 2019

You are not alone. Thousands of people are accepting, cashing or depositing checks that turn out to be fraudulent. Your bank is aware of the (very likely) possibility that you and your bank account(s) might be the target of even more fraudulent activity-- and so the bank is taking necessary steps... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Banking, Civil Litigation and Internet Law for New Mexico on
Q: I am being billed monthly, and CitiBank is paying over my objections, for a service I haven't used since 2016.

When I call the number listed for the invalid bill on my Citi statements, they hang up on me with no discussion. The email address on their website doesn't work.

Regardless, Citi says I need to communicate with the vendor to stop charges. I can't communicate with them and... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on Jul 8, 2019

FYI: You are fighting the "triangle" battle that very few--if any--bank customers can ever hope to win. But as a former bank operations officer, I will tell you the easiest and most effective way to win and stop the monthly bleeding:

Close your account at Citi Bank--and do not...
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1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Consumer Law and Collections for New Mexico on
Q: A loan company online gave me the name of a bank rep at BBVA Compass and now wants me to pay a hefty referral fee.

A loan company online gave me the name of a bank rep at BBVA Compass and now wants me to pay a hefty referral fee. They said I would have to pay 9% and I didn’t understand what I would be paying 9% on. I got approved for my loan but do to me calling BBVA Compass and getting approved with my... Read more »

David Humphreys
David Humphreys
answered on Apr 2, 2018

it does sound like a scam. I understand you never agreed to such a referral fee up front. If this is a consumer loan i would contact the consumer protection unit of the state Attorney Generals Office in Santa Fe.

You have a claim for the tort of unreasonable debt collection if they...
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