My father took out credit cards in my name then died

by Shahein
(Marietta, GA, United States)

My father had taken several credit cards out in my name over the years. Then about a year ago he died. It wasn't until the debt collectors started calling me that I realized what he had done. Now I've got several lawsuits files against seeking to collect on these debts. I don't have the money to pay the debts that he incurred.

Is there any legal defense I can present to have these debts cleared in small claims court? What sort of evidence would I need?

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Jun 28, 2012
My father took out credit cards in my name then died
by: Debtcollectionanswers.com

I recommend that you consult with a consumer law attorney in your area immediately. Your situation is complicated by the fact that your deceased father committed fraud by opening the credit cards in your name and by the fact that you are now being sued by the creditors. Schedule an appointment with a consumer law attorney who has experiencing helping people resolve problems with debt collectors. I do not think it's a good idea for you to handle your own defense.

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