Is there any status of limitation on this judgments? This was for an unsecured business loan from one of the major banks .
answered on Feb 14, 2023
Credit reporting does not affect the time in which a creditor can collect a judgment. A creditor with a money judgment in Pennsylvania can collect against the debtor's personal property, including money in bank accounts, for up to 20 years. In addition, as my colleague noted, judgments become... Read more »
answered on Feb 7, 2023
Was the debt a mortgage loan? Form 1099A is used to determine capital gains and losses on abandoned or foreclosed property (usually real property.) When you surrender your home in bankruptcy, you may receive a form 1099A from your mortgage lender, most often if (1) the property is vacant and (2)... Read more »
My car payment is behind and they are talking about repossession i also have defaulted on my credit cards and other debt, I am seeking legal advice on what to do.
answered on Jan 10, 2023
Based on the information you provided, bankruptcy may be an option. If unemployment is your main source of income and you have limited assets, it is likely that you qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. However, there are other factors to consider, such as a spouse's income (if you are married),... Read more »
I’ve never received a notice from this collector or the original biller, I’ve disputed them on my credit and had them removed. They return to my report the next month as a new account. This has happened for 15 accounts now from the same single visit to original biller over four years ago. Is... Read more »
answered on May 31, 2022
I agree with my Pennsylvania colleague. It sounds like the creditor has verified the debt in response to the credit bureaus' investigations. However, if they are misreporting the matter (e.g., claiming a false last payment date, misrepresenting the nature of the debt, etc.), you may have a... Read more »
answered on May 3, 2022
The automatic stay ends when a bankruptcy case is dismissed. It does not continue during an appeal. Therefore, creditors may proceed with collections, including foreclosures and repossessions, at least until the dismissal is reversed.
Although the automatic stay is typically reimposed upon... Read more »
I have a pet policy with lemonade insurance company. I filed a claim for emergency services after my dog needed treatment. The company is only covering part of the cost. They are supposed to cover 90% of the cost minus the annual deductible. They are only covering about 50% of the costs and acting... Read more »
answered on Apr 28, 2022
Given the facts you presented, you may have bad faith, breach of contract, and other claims. Damages for insurance bad faith can include actual damages, interest on the damages, punitive damages, attorney's fees, etc. Therefore, you should undoubtedly ask an attorney to review the policy,... Read more »
My wife had messaged me our US mail preview and asked what a district court letter was about. I could read who was sending it through the scanned envelope. I panicked and called the law firm to start my payments again. They sent me a contract/form for me to sign stating that as long as I pay them a... Read more »
answered on Apr 21, 2022
It appears that you've reached a new settlement with a judgment creditor whereby the creditor agreed not to take action to collect on the debt if you pay according to a specific schedule. Assuming you have these terms in writing, you should be able to enforce the settlement, if the creditor... Read more »
I started a business with my dad when I was 19 in 2014. Neither of knew absolutely anything about running a business. So we created a partnership through legal zoom (first mistake). We carried on business as usual and messed up filing our taxes so had somebody fix it. Then 2 years later we split... Read more »
answered on Apr 2, 2022
As you are not incorporated, closing the business will not eliminate your personal liability. Although bankruptcy may be the solution, it will take a detailed examination of your overall financial situation to be certain.
That being said, Chapter 7 bankruptcy may help you eliminate most or... Read more »
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