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Am i going to go to jail becuase i cannot pay back my payday check loans and title loan because i lost my job and am nowhomeless

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My bank account is now froze and i believe they are going to try and deposit the check they make you write over to them for the payday check loans and i no longer have a job and i no longer have a home ....... and the title loan i still have the car but not for long

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In Wisconsin postdated checks are not criminal. They are treated like other promissory notes.

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Most of the time, the criminal system is aware that if a person is incarcerated they cannot have any means in which to pay bills. That means that at least now you have hope of finding a job and paying things back. If you were in jail you would not. You may be better off notifying them that you have come into this situation.


If you wrote a check and were aware you didn't have money in the bank
account, you may run into problems. A smart thing to do is visit a
bankruptcy attorney about options very soon. For instance, a Chapter 13
bankruptcy filing may allow you to keep your car and catch up any missed
payments over a 3 to 5 year period and avoid having your car get
repossessed. When talking to the bankruptcy attorney, mention your concern
about the check not clearing.



great some im going to go to jail then? what happened was i started a new job and was promised a base pay and commision and it turns out that company is not very fair i made a total of 100 dollars in a month when i was to make 2,400 or more a month with them i am trying to contact each of the people i owe money

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