Whiteland, IN asked in Consumer Law, Small Claims and Collections for Indiana

Q: I am being sued by a debt collector but the affidavit of debt has incorrect information. Can I get my case dropped?

The affidavit of debt states that I made a payment on 2/20/2016 but I did not. Is this cause for the case being dropped?

1 Lawyer Answer
Paul Stanko
Paul Stanko
  • Plymouth, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: Probably not, but it can certainly affect the outcome if the date is relevant and material. NOW, if the debt collector is fraudulently representing to the court that a payment was made in order to get around the statute of limitations, that is very significant! Contact a consumer rights lawyer and get a consultation.

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