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If my friend destroyed a hotel room in another state and it was in my name can i be sued.

Fayette, AL |

$76.000 worth of damage

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Filed under: Lawsuits and disputes
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Yes. You signed and/or rented the room.

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It depends on the details. Did you sign the agreement or make the reservation, or did your friend just use your name? If you signed the agreement, you likely took on the risk of his actions. If not, then they may not be able to hit you for it.

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i sighned the agreement and i was there when he asaulted the owner and was arrested for the detroying of the there isnt anything I can do