Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law and Collections for Arizona

Q: I have been sued by Cavalry Portfolio in Arizona but not yet been served. How should I proceed?

I have found out about this lawsuit against myself only through receiving a letter from a local lawyer alerting me to this and offering a free consultation. Attached was a court code that let me validate this through an AZ court government lookup.

The plaintiff has not yet had any filings posted. I assume this is because I have not been served. I wish to fight Cavalry Portfolio on this attempt at an invalid collection. I do not know and have not had any communication with them ever. The only knowledge I have of them from this starting is from a cursory internet search.

I have not spoken to any lawyers yet, but would like to be proactive with fighting Cavalry on this bogus suit. I have very limited funds to spend as I am a college student but have the gumption to fight this on my own. Of course basic advice is welcome and what I am seeking.

1 Lawyer Answer

Timothy Denison

Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: You should consult an attorney regarding this debt. Nothing can happen unless you are served so time is on your side. Your attorney can then determine potential defenses or potential offensive maneuvers to try.

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