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Maybe small claims court. Check with a local attorney. the best protection is DONT CO SIGN.

Generally anyone who causes financial damages, which non payment of the debt as promised would seem to be, can be sued to have those damages recovered from.

If one can pursue it in small claims court or needs a different one is really only dependent on the size of the claim, not the cause of action. In most areas the limit on awards in small claims is low, something like $1500 (varies). Anything more would require the higher, more procedurally formal court actions.

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