Gather up those letters and get them to a consumer lawyer for a free consultation. They should offer you a free consultation to review the documents and determine if you've been garnished too much money.
telling my attorney I was deceased. I was told I should drop them for now and we could add them in later. Now I am being garnished by this collection at a higher price then the agreed settlement amount. Do I have any stance to go after my debt assistance company?
I am writing for my daughter that lives ion Verona. She took her 2018 Hyundai Tuscon to a Chevy dealership for an oil change, as part of a benefit fund raiser. The service staff at the Chevy dealership left the oil drain plug not fully tightened resulting in it falling out and the oil draining,... Read more »
She has several different potential options; and accepting their offer doesn't sound like it makes her whole. I would suggest she contact a consumer lawyer in Wisconsin. They should offer her a free consultation where they can explain her rights and options. Many of them also take cases like this...Read more »
Was sent to prison 2010. Wife ran card up to over $6000 without my consent. Now in 2018 credit card company is demanding payment in full. No judgment in past and haven’t heard about it until last 6 months
Small Claims case from 2001 - Claim was reopened in 2010 and filed only. Talked to other party on claim and he was garnished his full amount. According to clerk of courts, we need a satisfaction letter from the plaintiff, but the plaintiff is no longer in business and unable to contact. How do I... Read more »
You're going to need to file a motion with the court. You will need to explain (and show) how the plaintiff is no longer in business and that the judgment should be listed as satisfied. You may want to retain a lawyer to help you, as you are going to need to file a number of different documents...Read more »
You certainly have a right to dispute the incorrect information under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The credit reporting agency (and the company putting the incorrect information on), must investigate your dispute and get back to you in 30 days. Contact a Wisconsin consumer lawyer and get a free...Read more »
No, you won't go to jail. Because if your card/bank authorizes the transaction, you'll then owe the bank all that money. They'll freeze your accounts and probably sue you for the money. Don't be stupid; don't do it.
You may have a case for an "illegal repossession" and be entitled to get the vehicle back -- AND return of all the money you paid on the car. Contact a local consumer lawyer that specializes in repossession cases and request a free consultation.
In a civil credit card sold debt lawsuit in a circuit court WI law my question is Defendant me filed a production of documents for proof, but the Plaintiff responded objections to each & every listed to produce THE problem IS ALL MOTIONS ARE DUE BY this FRIDAY 2 DAYS, Is there a motion or to end... Read more »
Most likely, no. That's because 6 years after default (assuming they don't have a judgment and you didn't make any partial payments) the debt can no longer be collected. Find a consumer lawyer and get a free consultation to better understand your rights.
They also are charging 5% interest per year but never notified me of that either. I suppose it's all legal but when someone is suppose to pay it and doesn't, it would have been nice to hear it directly from the hospital first.
That's an issue of "hot debate" in the legal community these days. I would recommend talking with a lawyer in Wisconsin that handles "consumer law" issues or debt collection issues. I'm sure they'd be happy to take a look at the collection letter with you. Depending on what the letter says, or...Read more »
Im trying to make arrangement to lower my payment and interest rate. Im not in default or any late payments yet but will be if they wont work with me. Ive become disabled and cant make the payments much longer.
Sounds like you need to utilize something called "chapter 128" that's available to individuals in Wisconsin. You do need to be employed to file; so I"m not sure if you have any employment income in addition to your disability. Here's an article about how a Chapter 128 works:...Read more »
You'd need to offer a few more details - are you talking about the funds in your checking account? Regardless of the source, you have a balance of $5,000 (based on the state statutes) that's protected from garnishment.
I received first and only bill for my deceased mothers care May 30. Called for itemized bill June 1 and was told I could not have itemized bill because deceased patient's accounts are blacked out upon death, however, I might be able to get a copy after her account is closed. Then on June 9 I... Read more »
Are they sending the bill to you? Sounds like you need to locate a Wisconsin consumer law lawyer to review the letter for you. They shouldn't charge you anything to review the letter, explain your rights, and give you some advice.
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