Q: can a debt collector find out were my checking and savings acct is located in another state from were i was served,
i was served in a suit for a debt collection by a debt collector , the suit is for $6000, can i close a savings acct in another state from were i was served ,
Assuming that the creditor has not yet taken a judgment against you and issued a writ of garnishment, yes, you are free to do what you like with your assets.
You should be aware, however, that if a judgment or judgments are at some point entered against you, the creditor may have an additional claim or claims against you for disposing of your assets to hinder, "defraud" or delay your creditors by transferring your assets without an equivalent return of value to you, e.g., by a "gift" to another, or a "sale" of a high-value assets for one dollar or other minimal amount.
Diane L. Drain agrees with this answer
A: The creditor has rights - including domesticating a judgment from one state to another. Rather than running and hiding, talk to a good bankruptcy attorney in the state where you live. Find out what your rights and obligations are and how, of if, bankruptcy might help you find a more peaceful future. Don't ignore this, it will only get worse.
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