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If you face debt collection you may choose to fight it and defend against garnishment. You may also seek debt settlement as a way to negotiate with creditors.
If you're being sued for debt, your assets and even your wages might be at risk. Find out what options you have as a defendant in a debt lawsuit.
There are laws that restrict what a debt collector can say and do. Learn if you can legally be sued for debt.
Debt Collectors are rarely permitted to contact your friends and family members. This guide will assist you in understanding your rights.
Debt collectors frequently call consumers at work to intimidate them. Here is what you can do to get them to stop or, in the alternative, get some cash in your pocket.
In response to many questions I have seen regarding this subject, and many calls I have taken, I felt it was appropriate to provide a guide to help spot potential payday loan collection scams. These tips should be used together, rather than individually, when weeding out illegitimate collectors.
Common scenario: a potential debtor comes into my office frantic because he is buried under a mountain of debt. Car loans, credit card debt, unpaid taxes, an under-water second mortgage - you name it, he has it. Yet he is 8 feet under, dead set against filing for bankruptcy and o...
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, or deceptive practices to collect from you.
Here are some Q&A your rights under the FDCPA.
When someone comes to see me, they often have seen at least one other attorney for a "free consultation" and complain that the attorney only spent a few minutes with them, then scurried off, leaving them with a non-lawyer staff member. None of their questions got answered and th...
10 Common Myths About Credit Counselors, Debt Consolidators, and Bill Collectors!
MYTH 1: I have a right to call you at home, or call you or your boss at work, or come to your house.
? It is both a state and federal crime for a bill collector to call you at home if you tell him...
Why you should Not turn to a Debt
Consolidation Company to Pay Credit Cards
Why do people initially turn to these consolidation companies instead
of filing bankruptcy?
-My clients tell me that they feel that they have a moral
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