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Q: In MN, Can you get out of your apartment lease with a 60 day written notice?

My boyfriend (husband now) gave his apartment complex a 60 day written notice when he decided to move in with me after not living in the apartment for a couple months. it's been 3+ years and now I see on his credit report that he has been given over to a collection agency for delinquent payment.... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 3, 2019

You and your new husband have a very serious legal problem that cannot be solved by discussing what your husband told you was "his understanding" that all he had to do was give his prior landlord a 60 day written notice before moving out of the apartment he rented before meeting and marrying you.... Read more »

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Q: I recently co-signed an auto loan for a friend who promised to make payments. Now he has refused to make payment but

Lied about making payment. The bank just contacted me and I've tried several times to reach the borrower but he refused to respond to my messages, emails or answer/return any of my calls. I can't afford to make payments as am struggling to care for my child as a single parent. The borrower has... Read more »

Joseph A. Gangi
Joseph A. Gangi answered on Sep 27, 2018

If you co-signed, then you are likely responsible just as equally as your so-called friend. Your options may include refinancing, forbearance, taking out another loan to pay this back, borrowing money to pay it off, etc. You will find many resources, blog posts, AG articles, and the like... Read more »

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Q: Someone I know was recently called and threatened by a debt collector for a debt that was charged off a while back.

On his credit report, it's in the closed section listed at $0. The debt collector in question claims to be called 'Global', just the one word, and only was willing to give a single phone number, and claims not to have a website. They threatened to sue, but were very vague with information. This... Read more »

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Jul 19, 2016

Call an attorney for help as the debt collector may very well be violating federal law. Keep a log of each time they call.

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Q: Someone owe's me close to 1700 and wont pay.

Someone owe's me close to 1700 and wont pay. I never put anything in writing but has message the person a number of times which he is stating that he owes now he wont return any messages. I have screen shots of all messages.. What can i do and by him being on probation will that help me??

Kristen Bullock
Kristen Bullock answered on Sep 18, 2014

You should file a claim in Conciliation Court. Unless the debt owed is for court-ordered restitution, the fact that he is on probation won't matter.

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Q: WHERE/HOW DO I GET FORMS TO GARNISHEE A PERSONS WAGES?
Robert Douglas Kane Jr
Robert Douglas Kane Jr answered on Dec 18, 2010

Please visit the Minnesota Judicial Branch website. The appropriate forms should be there.

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