My Ex-Husband Sued My Daughter Over a Student Loan

Question: Dear Steve, My ex husband co-signed a private student loan for my daughter through Wells Fargo. The loan was for 1 year of study at FIDM. My daughter was not making the payments. My ex husband who lives in AZ filed court papers against my daughter and received a judgement for almost $50,000.00 (including … Read more

I Signed for My Ex-Husband’s Student Loans and They Want Me to Pay. – Maureen

“Dear Steve, My now ex husband went to college and accrued quite a bit of student debt. At this point, it is closing in on 130k. At some point, he consolidated the loans, and added me to the paperwork. I agreed, because he said that I had to. I did not know there were options. … Read more

Recently Divorced and Struggling With Debt. What Should I Do? – Kelli

“Dear Steve, Recently divorced and left with about $40,000 in credit card debt due to helping my ex-husband start his now lucrative company. I’m not bitter! I am drowning here now, however. It’s about ten credit cards with APRs spanning from 14% all the way up to 29.9%. I can only barely afford the minimum … Read more

I Filed Bankruptcy But My Husband’s Mortgage With Bank of America Was Discharged. – Paula

“Dear Steve, Divorced husband kept mortgage as long as I made payments which I have continued to do so. Divorced I got the house but mortgage stayed in ex husbands name ..I filed bankruptcy and they discharged ex husbands mortgage on the home.. Bank of America won’t fix it even though I am not on … Read more

In Our Divorce My Ex-Husband Was Supposed to Pay Some Bills. They Are Coming After Me Now. – Veronica

“Dear Steve, My ex-husband and I divorced a couple years ago. He was out of work for a couple months and filed bankruptcy. When we got divorced, in the divorce papers it said he was to pay certain debts. However since he claimed bankruptcy, they are coming after me for the bills and my credit … Read more

Our Divorce Agreement Says My Ex-Husband Owes Me Money But He’s Filing Bankruptcy. – Jennifer

“Dear Steve, was divoriced due to inrecinsoluble diff./basically he was abusive and minipulating!*long story short*our divorce agreement was that he was to pay me $5000 within 30 days,another $5000 in six months,and the remainder $10,000 in two years! this was six years ago & extremely genorous and idiotic of me.,against every1 telling me i was … Read more

Can a Debt Collector Change the Default Date on My Account to Report It On My Credit Report? – Elizabeth

“Dear Steve, Got into financial trouble with ex-husband 12 years ago. Some joint accounts were not closed prior to divorce and as a result did not get paid. I am receiving collection notices for accounts that have fallen off my credit report and over 10 years old. Can these “new” collection people report this on … Read more

My Credit Report Says I Owe a Loan My Ex-Husband Was Supposed to Pay. – Theresa

“Dear Steve, Divorced in October 1997. Remarried May 1999 to current husband. We bought a house in June 2011 in another state. I divorced my ex-husband October 1997. The judge court ordered, in the paperwork, that he would be responsible for the trailer that we bought together 1996, including payments and all paperwork. After the … Read more

My Husband Took Off and Left Me With Two Kids and Debt. – Christina

“Dear Steve, Looking for laws about money being withdrawn from a checking account without my knowledge or consent I was married for 10+ years and in the first 7 years of my marriage i was the provider with a very below average paycheck. definelty not enough to support a household. so we paid what was … Read more

If I Get Remarried Will the Creditors Come After My New Husband? – Laurel

“Dear Steve, My ex-husband left my two children and me with our joint debt of around 150k which he has no intention of paying even though he makes btwn around 70k per year. The divorce decree states that we pay what is in our own names. All our debt is joint. If I get remarried, … Read more