Legal Advice for Sued for Debt — 272 results
Written by attorney Jonathan Stein, about 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Debt collectors file hundreds, even thousands, of lawsuits each year to collect money, when most of these cases could be resolved without litigation. These five tips will help you resolve... more
Written by attorney Stephen Pipenger, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Debt collection law firms are bringing more and more suits annually. This guide explains what you should do if you are sued by a debt collection firm.
Written by attorney Joshua Cohen, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Judgment When a creditor (credit card or other owner of a debt) wins a judgment, the Judge will usually order nominal payments of $35 a week or $151 a month. The following three things... more
Written by attorney Brian Deitch, over 2 years ago. STAFF PICK
Often times a person or business that is owed a small amount of money or that has been injured can file a lawsuit by themselves in a small claims court.These courts are often more... more
Written by attorney Christopher Ariano, 8 months ago.
Depending upon your circumstances debt settlement or bankruptcy may be your best option. Below is a broad overview of the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy and debt... more
Written by attorney Michael Koplen, 11 months ago.
Most debtors feel a huge sense of relief when they file a bankruptcy case and the debt collection efforts against them stop. Once a discharge order is obtained and you have a fresh start,... more
Written by attorney John Mark Wilk, about 1 year ago.
The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which prohibits debt collectors from using abusive, unfair,... more
Written by attorney Joel R Spivack, over 1 year ago.
People all across the country are struggling in this economy. Unemployment and foreclosure rates remain high, and an aging population is ending up with mounting medical bills that they... more
Written by attorney Patricia Williams, about 1 year ago.
By Attorneys Jeff Patty Williams
DO hire an experienced debt attorney if a law firm contacts you. It is best to never talk to a law firm that is attempting to collect a debt from you.... more
Written by attorney Stewart Crawford, over 1 year ago.
Why Hire a Debt Relief Attorney?You may be thinking that lawyers are useful only for car accidents and bad jokes. You may also be thinking that you cant afford an attorney or that you cant... more
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