Legal Advice for Sued for Debt — 36 results
Written by attorney Stephen Pipenger, about 5 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 Erin Downs, about 4 years ago.
Nuts and Bolts of a Credit Card Lawsuit Credit card lawsuits are not uncommon. The credit card company will file a complaint with the local municipal court and attach to the complaint a “... more
Written by attorney John N Skiba, almost 3 years ago.
Debt collectors and debt buyers file a lot of lawsuits. Tens of thousands annually here in Arizona alone. That is a lot of paper and a lot of lives that are being impacted. Each week I... more
Written by attorney David Kingsbury, about 4 years ago.
I talk with a lot of people who presume that when a lender/bank/credit card company has informed them that the debt they owe has been "charged off" that they no longer owe the money and... more
Written by attorney Peter Holland, over 1 year ago.
In this guide, I offer a brief version of some of the tips I published for lawyers in 2012 in the Clearinghouse Review, titled "Defending Junk Debt Buyer Lawsuits", which is available for... more
Written by attorney Bennett Wills, almost 2 years ago.
Have you been threatened to be sued by a debt collector? Have been sued to collect on your defaulted debt? You are probably wondering what you should do when collectors come calling. This... more
Written by attorney Daniel Ciment, over 5 years ago.
Myth 1: You can't sue someone for a credit card debt in Texas. Sure you can. In fact, about 80% of the lawsuits filed in County and Justice Courts are for unpaid debts, mostly unpaid... more
Written by attorney Patricia Williams, over 1 year ago.
Don’t go into panic mode if you are served with a lawsuit by a deputy. And don’t just ignore it, like a kid putting their head under the covers, and hope it will go away; it won’t. If you... more
Written by attorney James B. Heston, 9 months ago.
If you have a lawsuit from an old credit card debt, or if you are worried that you might get a lawsuit from an old credit card debt, then you might have questions about the statute of... more
Written by attorney Justin Butler, about 1 year ago.
This guide is intended to answer questions I am frequently asked when someone is sued for money they owe to creditors. Should I hire an attorney? Obviously the choice of whether or not to... more
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