Q: Debt settlement company did not fulfill their contract and stole over $4000. How can I sue?
A: In many locations that amount would be appropriate for a small claims action, which would certainly be cheaper and easier than many other venues. Oftentimes local government sites will provide you with a detailed description of the small claims process and forms to utilize. You may want to see if an attorney will represent you at the "trial" for a flat fee and then seek attorney fees if such are allowed in your jurisdiction or via the contract. This foregoing answer is provided by Douglas J Shumway, Esq.: (801) 478-8080. The answer provided is not intended to form an attorney client relationship and should not be construed as legal advice. Mr. Shumway is licensed only in Utah. Mr. Shumway's law firm has offices in Salt Lake City, San Antonio and Las Vegas.
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