I'm being suite because I cosigned a private student loan for my ex brother in-law and he is defaulting on the loan.
Family Law Attorney
You can be sued if he defaults on a loan you co-signed. I don't understand the rest of your question because you are not giving enough facts. What property are they trying to lien and what is your involvement with that property. Is it your ex brother in law's property? Because they can pursue you both at the same time. Is this property in the state of Florida? Florida is not a community property state.
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When you say "debtor", I believe you mean the lender. A lender is called the creditor. A creditor that sues you and gets a judgment against you, can place a lien on property that you own. If your name is not on the title to the property, no judgment against you will cause a lien to attach to that property.