Asked in Collections for Missouri

Q: How long after not hearing anything from an attorney can I assume that a lawsuit wasn’t filed?

On July 5th, an attorney send me a letter trying to collect a debt I don’t remember. I sent a response on July 13th and haven’t heard anything back on Sept 22nd. Should I do anything else or assume they’re not filing a lawsuit?

Edit: there aren’t any cases filed against me on I feel like it’s just hanging over my head, is there anyway to wrap this up quicker or when can I feel like it’s resolved?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
  • Collections Lawyer
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: Check Casenet to see if a case in Missouri has been filed. Don’t assume anything.

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