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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Collections and Small Claims for Ohio on
Q: What information does a company like Midland Credit need to collect an unpaid debt that will hold up in court in Ohio?

Will a simple statement (without a list of transactions) work? Or do they need the original agreement and list of transactions? This is for an unpaid credit card debt that was charged off and sold to Midland Credit. (Assume you're trying to fight it without filing bankruptcy please.)

Tonya VanBenschoten
Tonya VanBenschoten answered on Sep 11, 2020

If you filed for bankruptcy after the debt was incurred and you received a discharge, all that they need is your case number.

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Q: If I'm married to the kids mother why do they still take child support out of my checks
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Tonya VanBenschoten answered on Apr 3, 2020

Likely because there is a child support order that has been issued. Did you get notice from CSEA? If the two of you are still living together then child support would not be proper. If you're living separately, then the order will issue as it will be assumed that you are not providing... Read more »

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Q: My ex picked up our daughter yesterday for his visitation day now he is refusing to give her back til May 1st what can

I do we have court order visitations.

Tonya VanBenschoten
Tonya VanBenschoten answered on Apr 3, 2020

Call law enforcement. Some agencies help with matters like this. If your court is still open, you will be able to file a motion for contempt since you have a court order. Hire an attorney ASAP to help you.

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