Being Sued for Late Husband's Debt
A collection agency has filed suit against my husband who is now deceased. I received letter in mail stating:
ORDER GRANTING PLANTIFF'S MOTION TO AMEND CASE STYLE AND TO DROP DEFENDANT,(husband's name-deceased). Plantiff's Motion to amend case style is hereby GRANTED. Any further pleading filed in the case should reference me, (wife). It is electronically dated/signed by County Judge. Will I be served a summons? I'm already facing foreclosure with the house and I literally have NO money.
What can I do?
Reply from DebtCollectionAnswers.com
We are so sorry to hear of your husband's death and what you are now dealing with.
Since this is a legal action, we'd strongly encourage you to at least talk with a consumer law attorney to find out if what they are doing is legal. You can get a free initial consultation with a consumer law attorney and if it turns out the collector is breaking the law, the attorney will help you for free.
We hope that helps!
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