Settlement offer was made, payments were sent via check and cashed - then I received a notice from a debt collector that purchased the debt
answered on Jan 26, 2023
Debts like that are usually sold in bulk. Usually the seller does not warrant collectibility.
If a particular seller conveys a large number of previously satisfied debts, the buyer may assert a claim against the seller.
But usually, if a few get through, the... Read more »
answered on Dec 23, 2022
Generally usually yes. Judgments accrue interest at either the rate specified on the face of the judgment or by statute.
Last contact with debtor was a letter dated 2015 asking for debt forgiveness.
I've responded to the Motion for judgement and motioned for case dismissal, with copy of letter to creditor with Affidavit. Motion to dismiss was that the debt is 7 yrs old and well passed the statute of... Read more »
answered on Nov 18, 2022
Your veteran status has no bearing on anything. A motion to dismiss is inappropriate as a response to a motion for judgment. If you did not answer the allegations of the complaint, the plaintiff obtained a default. If you did, your answer may not have raised, in the eyes of the plaintiff, any... Read more »
If SOL expired before wage garnishment was issued is it legal to take my money?
answered on Sep 28, 2022
The statute of limitation to collect on a judgment is much longer than 5 years. The 5 year SOL applies to bringing the lawsuit. You have no statute of limitation defense.
answered on Sep 23, 2022
Possibly, but the burden to trace it and show it was purchased from VA funds is on you.
i tried using the Solo suit but my petition seems different that what its asking. can anyone help me?
answered on May 17, 2022
This is something that an Oklahoma attorney is best suited to advise on, but your question remains open for four weeks. If this is something in the lawsuit stage, an ordinary letter might not suffice as a response. There could be more formal legal responses needed. Unfortunately, it's... Read more »
Am I responsible for his judgment?
Our home is in joint tenancy
answered on Feb 24, 2022
I am sorry for your loss. I would recommend that you contact a probate attorney to discuss your husband's estate (assets and debts) and specifically the question you have posted. A probate attorney might be the best attorney to assist you in determining how to handle (or fight) the judgment... Read more »
answered on Feb 22, 2022
Oklahoma allows pro se representation so no you do not have to use a lawyer. However I would advise you to use one because there are a lot of things that can get missed if you are not familiar with the process.
We tried to call and see if they’d settle for a lower amount to keep it out of court they declined and are threatening putting Liens on property and taking wages over $1300
answered on Sep 7, 2021
What is your question? They are not required to settle. Once they have a judgment they can garnish your wages for 25% and put a lien on your property. If you allowed the property to be repossessed years ago you might have a defense but you would need to speak with an attorney. Good luck!!
answered on Aug 24, 2021
Whether you remember the check or not is irrelevant. However, if the bogus check was from 15 years ago and they have made no efforts to collect (lawsuit, garnishment, etc.) then they would be past the statute of limitations.
answered on Jul 22, 2021
You can petition the court to pay in installments or to waive the filing fee entirely.
There is no property owned nor any other asset to go to probate. He leaves me a single parent of our 4 children, all under the age of 13. He was the only one working. I have been a homemaker for the length of our 14 yr marriage. He did have a life insurance policy for $25000. But no other financial... Read more »
answered on Jul 13, 2021
Yes, you can be held responsible for the medical debt of your spouse. You can see if you can negotiate a lower amount with the creditors or you can see if bankruptcy would be an option for you to discharge the medical debt. Good luck!
answered on Jul 13, 2021
I am not aware of any law that would prohibit this so I believe they could.
I have a debt collection agency who is represented by an attorney who has taken me to court and still hasn't provided details on what the medical bills are for. I just know they are from at least 2009; I was pulled over last year and was sent to jail over a bench warrant that was issued back... Read more »
answered on Jul 13, 2021
You don't go to jail for not paying the debt. You go to jail for not appearing in court when the Judge orders
you to appear. Generally, it is after a judgment is awarded to the creditor and they file for a hearing on assets. You are served with an order to appear at the hearing on... Read more »
To the title company would be subject to being satisfied from my portion of the real estate equity, just recently having acquired, in a joint tenancy along with my sister and one of their spouses, days prior to my moms death she requested we file a deed transferring ownership. The judgement is in... Read more »
answered on Apr 15, 2021
Judgments can be liens on real property of the judgment debtor once they are filed of record. Generally, the lien lasts for 5 years but they can be extended for successive 5 year periods. You would have to consult with an attorney with all of your documents to determine if the judgment is still a... Read more »
hes passed away and left me with about $600 in passed due bills
answered on Mar 10, 2021
You are still responsible to the utility company. If you ever file for divorce, remember to ask to be reimbursed for any amount that you paid.
My girlfriend divorced about 3 years ago. Recently, a bank brought two different suits against her for two different credit card debts from when she was married. In one case the bank used her maiden name which she now goes by. But in the second case the bank used her former married name which... Read more »
answered on Feb 11, 2021
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. As a GENERAL matter, a claimant could use various forms of the defendant's name to cover all bases. This could also including using "A/K/A" in the caption. An Oklahoma attorney could offer the most... Read more »
How long from the judge signing the order does the collection company have to implement the order?
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