Bernalillo County, NM: Airman seeks pro bono assistance in lawsuit after being sued by creditor for a debt his wife incurred in his name without his knowledge

Thursday, July 15, 2021

  • Location: Bernalillo County
  • Organization: ABA Military Pro Bono Project (New Mexico)
  • Contact:
    Rachael Derham
  • Case Number: 22967

An Air Force servicemember seeks pro bono assistance with a consumer matter. The Airman’s wife incurred significant debt in his name. He was unable to pay this debt and contracted with a debt consolidation company for relief. At the time he consolidated his wife’s debts, he was unaware of one debt specific debt, for which he is now in default and there is an active lawsuit against him. He was not served in a timely manner and has missed the deadline to respond. He seeks pro bono assistance to prevent a default judgment against him.