If a lawyer for creditor put the wrong name on stipulation form, do I still have to pay?
Recently went to court for a debt collection. After meeting with the lawyer for the creditor, I agreed to a payment plan. After the judge signed the stipulation form, I left. While driving home I noticed that the name on the stipulation form is not my name. Do I still have to pay or can I get out of this debt because of this error?
If the agreement was not read on the record and the stipulation that you received was not signed by you, then possibly you can get out of the agreement. However, if the name on the stipulation is not yours, but you signed the document, then under the law of all states in this country, you are obligated under the stipulation concerning the agreed payment.
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