My question involves collection proceedings in the State of: CA... I recently am divorced Mar 2012. My former spouse signed a promissory note of monies that he owed my mother for $34K. He signed this notarized note in Dec. 2009... I tried to have this included as part of settlement in our divorce proceedings but the judge reserved judgemnet and said this is a civil matter. The 34k is split from 2 loans one for 14k for back child support he owed from a previous marriage and 20k from a wrongful termination lawsuit that he lost. It is my understanding that since he acknowledged these monies owed in Dec.2009 then the stautue of limitations resetted on that date. His lawyer said to him not to woory about it since the loans were made long ago. Question 1 - is his lawyer right? Question 2 - With signed promissory note that was legally notarized can my mom go after just him for the monies owed or should i be in the lawsuit since we were married at the time? Question 3 - Can she sue him for this ?? She has no more money and was counting on getting paid back and my ex thinks he can just walk away from this debt... Question 4 - If she receives a judgement can she garnish his wages if he does not make good faith payments to her?
Thank you so much for any and all help!!!