My mother passed away August two years ago. She had a house but was the only name on the deed. The estate was turned over by the state to a lawyer to be the executor and the house was sold in Sherriff's sale. There was no money in the estate. Her homeowner association is trying to sue my... Read more »
Probably not, but if they try it is IMPORTANT that you defend yourself! Don't let court notices go unanswered, and be sure you have an attorney on board who can review the WHOLE situation to insure there isn't some important fact that would create liability that we are missing here!...Read more »
In 2000, I owed Wilmington Trust $2100 when they agreed to charge it off. With the help of a lawyer, I applied for bankruptcy in late 2000. The Court approved it in 2001, with no obligation for me to reimburse my creditors. In the meantime, I had changed banks. A few months ago, another bank bought... Read more »
Fifteen years is beyond the statute of limitations. Keep in mind that the statute of limitations does not prevent a creditor from suing you. Instead, the statute is a defense that you have to raise. If you get sued, contact an attorney immediately.
I have been contacted by a debt collection agency that is claiming that I owe $14,000 on an old credit card debt that was originally $1,500. I have already paid more than $9,000 in a wage garnishment that I had for 3 years, which was handled by another debt collection agency (that one recently... Read more »
The Summons would not have a date for trial. Instead, when you receive the Summons, you have 20 days within which to file an Answer to the Complaint. If you fail to file an Answer, a default judgment is obtained against you.
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