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My name was on lease with someone else also on lease landlord sued her for damages and was awarded a 2000 judgement but she can only pay 25 per month can he come back and sue me after judgement was reached

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Michigan

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Yes he filed she missed court date judge awarded him 2000 verdict

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

She is only paying 25 a month so now he’s threatening to sue me for the 2000 also

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
That is other problem she took copy of lease so I’m not sure
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