Q: I was never served the summons and I missed the first court appearance. Can I counter for abuse of process?
I suspected they would file because their attorney's sent me bills to collect, but a summons nor complaint never came. I looked it up on WCCA and saw it today. Summons was filed on 6-17-19. I still haven't received it, but the commissioner adjourned for publication on 7-11-19. Attempted service filed on 7-15-19. No sheriff deputy, no private server, not left with a family member (after all of the harassing robo-calls to them), not stuck to my door, nothing. This company is known for their aggressive and shady tactics. I intend on making them prove standing in court and counter claim for damages per FDCPA violations. The attorney sent me a bill, AFTER the Summons was filed. My suspicion is this is intentional and abuse of process. I also suspect that their lawyers do not have a license here in Wisconsin. next court date 8-15-19
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