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If my daughter is listed on my banking accounts can collection

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If my daughter is listed on my banking accounts can collection agencies she owes money to come after the assets in my accounts?

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Generally, the law presumes the when a person is listed on a bank account, they have full rights to the money in that bank account. Thus, any account on which a person is listed is liable to seizure by a creditor through a garnishment order. So, in short, the answer to your question is YES. If your daughter is sued by the collection agency, and the collection agency wins the case and gets a judgment, it could file the judgment in New Mexico and ask for a writ of garnishment against your bank account on which your daughter is also listed.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you very much!

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