Mansfield, OH asked in Contracts and Collections for Ohio

Q: Can I be arrested for failure to repay a loan?

I got a call that said if I don’t call back that they would be obligated to take the case to court and advised find my location.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: This is something that an Ohio attorney could advise best on, since it could involve elements of state law. But your question remains open for a while. Until you can reach out to an Ohio attorney for more meaningful guidance based on the specific facts of your situation, as a GENERAL premise NATIONWIDE, loan defaults do not usually result in arrest. Under ordinary circumstances, they are civil matters often based on a legal theory of breach of contract. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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