That sounds about right. It's likely that you already have a judgment
against you and now the creditor is looking for assets on which to attach
the judgment. That is, they are finding out if they can garnish your
paycheck, put a judgment lien on your car, or try another collection effort.
You probably should talk with an attorney. Most lawyers, like my office,
offer free consultations. You also likely need to get moving on this
You should probably meet with an attorney. There are several factors,
including whether you have a rental contract in place, the length of time
for the rental period, whether you are current on rental payments, etc. If
you can provide proof of making rental payments and the contract extends
beyond the date of the sale, the bank may likely work with you to stay there
until the end of your contract date. As for suing the landlord, you may
have a claim. But they may turn around and file...
You may be liable on the HOA fees even though you short-sold your house.
Some attorneys, like my office, offer free consultations. You should bring
the court summons paperwork to a lawyer and have the lawyer give you some
The question is a little vague. Who is he who is willing to continue to
pay? Also, are you the lessor or lessee in the agreement. You may want to
have an attorney review the lease agreement as to its legality and
With you having been married for 22 years and find out your soon-to-be ex
doesn't want to split the retirement with you is concerning. You should
quickly talk with a divorce attorney to protect your interests, which you
may likely have, in the retirement accounts.