Can a corporation and individual be sued together?

I was just served papers from a debt collector who is suing on a cash
advance business loan taken out on 3/2015. I and my husband signed the
loan for the business. We are divorcing on 4/5/2017, uncontested that he
retains the business without me, including all financial responsibilities, and I
get the house. I was removed from the business on 10/2015. Can I be sued
along with the company? I have 30 days to respond with my answer.

Asked on March 27, 2017 under Business Law, Florida


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

A corporation and an individual can both be named as defendants in the same lawsuit. 
Although you were removed from the business 17 months ago,  you were still part of the business when you signed the loan that is the subject of the lawsuit.  Therefore, you are being named as a defendant.

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