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I was consigned on my step daughter's apt lease, however,

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I was consigned on my step daughter's apt lease, however, when she extended lease after first year, I did not consign. Am I responsible for her debts on this lease? (FL) Thank you.

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

Florida

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I've received notices from collection and today an attorney

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Did she sign a new lease document and provide her own income and credit information?

What did the original lease agreement say about renewing the lease term?

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