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Jennifer M Spiegel Colson

Jennifer Colson’s Answers

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  • Problem With Debt Recovery Company.

    I keep getting calls on my home phone from a company called Dynamic Recovery Solutions in Hollywood, Florida. I don't have any debts and they obviously have the wrong telephone number. I have been hanging up when I see their tel. number on my ...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    You may have a cause of action under federal and state statutes. I highly suggest contacting an attorney located at http://www.consumeradvocates.org

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  • Can anyone educate me regarding the case specifics mentioned? Thanks so much in advanced for your time!

    Case Type: Declaration of Paternity (Non-DOR).....04/19/2016 - CIVIL COVER SHEET, UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY AND JURISDICTION ACT, PETITION FILED, SUMMONS ISSUED, COURT INTERPRETER DETERMINATION FORM, NOTICE OF RELATED CASE.....04/28/2016 - NOTICE OF P...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    It seems as though these are items found on the court's docket. When an initial case is filed those documents must be filed with it. It appears this is a petition to determine paternity but without more I cannot answer more specifically

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  • Can permanent alimony be awarded to a non-working indigent ? No property, no children.

    Wife is an indigent, in a divorce proceeding. Marriage of 1 year. Since wife is a non-working indigent, can permanent alimony be awarded to her ? No property, no children. Any citations ? Appeal Orders ? Judgments ? Case Laws ?

    Jennifer’s Answer

    Permanent alimony would most likely not be granted. That type of alimony is reserved for marriages of more than 17 years as well as the need of the one party and the ability to pay of the other party.

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  • What happens if the custodial parent dies and the other parent is on supervised visitation with no over nights ?

    Stuck in a custody battle

    Jennifer’s Answer

    Petition the Court immediately for a modification of the supervised visitation because a "substantial" change in circumstances have occurred. I am not aware as to why you have supervised visitation or for how long but the Court will address that

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  • How can i do this, i would like my child to have my name on her birth certificate and i would like to get custody .

    mother of my child is married , my name is not o the birth certificate. I wish to establish paternity and custody. What is the best way to do this? We all live in the same house, but now i want to move out of the house and she does not want to ...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    All the attorney's comments are correct. You will need to file a Petition for Paternity and Other Relief. The Judge will order a paternity test unless the mother agrees that you are the father. The Court will also set child support and time sharing. Once paternity is established by the Court the order will be sent to the office of vital statistics for your name to be put on the birth certificate

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  • GA:I need a N.Miami Lawyer,2 work with garnishment against wages & salary(not from IRS)no letter & took bank $ & minor acct

    0.00 in accounts cannot pay my rent,water,fpl and car. no letter received and took even church bus money because it has my name involved and minor account also. c#018239cc2302 need help asap. I can loose even my JOB

    Jennifer’s Answer

    There are ways to object to the garnishment such as if you are "head of household". An attorney will be able to help you file a motion to dissolve the garnishment if you fall under some of the exemptions of the garnishment rules.

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  • Should I take a "Law Firm's" call to collect a debt seriously?

    I was out of the office most of the day today, when I got back the receptionist said that "X & Y Lawfirm called and said they've been trying to serve me at my home address, but it keeps coming back to them, and to call them". I call them ...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    They need not have filed a lawsuit to start trying to collect on the debt. Debt Collectors must follow certain federal and state laws. If they violate these laws then you may be entitled to money damages. You should contact a consumer protection attorney, like myself, or find one through naca.net. If they do file a lawsuit against you, you also will most likely have defenses against that lawsuit.

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  • Collection Agency attempting to collect discharged debt - Chapter 7

    I rejected a residential lease as part of my Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. I now have a collection agency representing the residential complex trying to collect on damages for breaking the lease. The management had a deposit which they kept and used to...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    Find a consumer protection attorney, like myself at naca.net. You may have claims against the debt collector and may be entitled to money damages.

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  • What can I do to settle this debt and repair my credit?

    I had a revolving, unsecured line of credit with Household Finance Corp. For 8 years. I religiously made payments every month. In 2011 I became unable to continue the payments. The account had been transferred a few times and several collection ag...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    Wait for them to sue you. If they do and they are outside the statute of limitations then you may have federal claims against them. If you are getting letters and phone calls from debt collectors, save your messages, keep a call log and contact a consumer protection attorney in your area that can help you. You can find one at naca.net..

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  • I am the defendant in a lawsuit by a creditor...Do I need an attorney? Do I have to reply if another individual signed for paper

    A creditor is suing me for unpaid credit card debt in the amount of $5830.. I have two weeks to respond to the court. HOw do I respond to the court? The suit aslo stated that if a response is not filed I can lose my home and my wages and money cou...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    I strongly suggest you hire an experienced consumer protection attorney. You can find one at naca.net. Most times the debt collectors cannot prove your case and the case can get dismissed. Most importantly, do not ignore the lawsuit. If you do not hire an attorney you MUST file an answer to the lawsuit. You can deny everything in the lawsuit and make the debt collector prove their case.
    If debt collectors are calling and harassing you then you may have grounds under federal and state law to sue them. If they are calling you, keep a call log and save any messages they may leave. There are federal and state laws that will provide money damages to you if the debt collector is violating these laws.
    In the meantime, hire a lawyer or respond to the lawsuit.

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