Fort Lauderdale, FL asked in Collections for Florida

Q: Do I have to return a Fact Information Sheet sent to me by a debt collector from a case entered in 2012?

On March 21, 2020, I received a letter from a debt collector saying the following:

"Pursuant to Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.977 and the Final Judgment entered on January 10, 2012, please return the completed Fact Information Sheet to our office within 30 days from the date of this letter (3/12/2020)."

The case status is Reclosed case.

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
Answered
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Yes, you have to complete and return the fact information sheet. If you fail to do so they can seek an order holding you in contempt of court.

Bruce Alexander Minnick agrees with this answer

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Answered
  • Collections Lawyer
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: In Florida a Judgement is enforceable for 20 years.

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