Timothy Denison's answer Depending on your divorce settlement agreement, you may get some relief in the divorce court. Depending on your financial situation, you might be able to negotiate a settlement of the amount. Also depending on your financial situation, you might be eligible to file bankruptcy and discharge the debt completely. Talk to a competent bankruptcy attorney asap and see what is your best option.
Juan Ooink's answer Law Firm after you? I think you mean the matter has been sent to collections, which means you likely missed your opportunity to dispute the ticket. I suggest contacting the Law Firm and seeing what can be done.
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer You will need to hire a competent attorney to examine the Court Records and inquire of the Garnishment Clerks. Sometimes not all Court Costs are added up until a Levy goes out.
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer There is no easy answer. Have you considered bankruptcy? Consult a bankruptcy attorney before making any final decision. If you already have a interested and able purchaser, you might approach the Bank about foreclosing on the house: the bank really doesn't want to own the house, and having a truly interest purchaser attend the sale assures the Bank ( and you) that the sale will bring true fair market value, and so the Bank will get paid the actual value of the collateral , the foreclosure will...
Thomas. R. Morris' answer Michigan law permits you (or the owner of the funds) to establish ownership. See Danielson v. Lazoski, 209 Mich App 623 (1995). Someone needs to act quickly to object to the garnishment or otherwise assert rights as to the funds. You should consult with an attorney.
N. Munro Merrick's answer Yes. Assuming you have a written invoice and that it was due in 30 days from receipt. it is classified as a written contract. You must have filed a court action within 4 years from the date the tuition was sue. When in doubt, give a few days extra. If a payment for less than the amount due was made or is made in the future, there would be a new 4-year time period dating from the date payment was paid and confirmed by your bank.
Gregory L Abbott's answer The burden of proof will be on you to show that she owes you the money but yes, either small claims or regular court are you options. If you start in small claims court, she will then have the choice to remove it to regular circuit court or to let it stay in small claims court. If you start in circuit court, it stays there - she has no choice. The real question is whether you can collect from her even if you win in court and get a Judgment against her. If you think yes, then it may be worth...
Cary B. Hall's answer Pretty impossible to answer your question without more context about your situation. I'll presume, however, that you've been sued by a credit card company for a bad debt, and the credit card company has scheduled your deposition in a civil case against you.
No, you don't have to appear -- but if you don't, there will be consequences you might want to avoid. If you don't appear, the attorney for the credit card company can file a motion with the court asking the court to order your...
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer They probably are relying upon the Divorce Statutes for additional Fees. Since there was no Contract, Note, etc., there is no contractual obligation. You need your Divorce Attorney to represent you in Court, and be ready to pay that day.
William John Light's answer Your are liable if you were negligent in failing to control your dog. You don't describe how the attack happened, which dog was the aggressor, etc., but it sounds like it was your dog, which will probably make you at fault. You can be sued for the >$15k, but that would require an attorney who would either take a contingency fee percentage, or charge by the hour, resulting in a far lesser sum in the owner's pocket. The owner could also sue you in Small Claim for up to $10k. Attorneys are not...
Michael David Siegel's answer What do you mean "settled". It must not be settled if people are calling. If you entered a debt settlement program, many of these are frauds, and it is possible that they have taken your money and not paid creditors.
As always, you get what you pay for. Be sure to talk to a qualified attorney about your specific circumstances, before choosing to rely on information you get from internet discussion boards such as this one.
Timur Akpinar's answer I do not practice in South Carolina, but your question hasn’t been picked up in two weeks. And the response time for a summons is relatively short in any state throughout the nation. A default judgment is a binding judgment against a party in a legal action resulting from the person failing to do something, such as failing to respond to a request or failing to appear in court, etc. You don’t want that to happen. A South Carolina attorney who deals with collections lawsuits would be able to...
Cary B. Hall's answer Yes, a case that you owe her money, but not really that you're overdue on payments. Still, I can see a magisterial district judge asking about what the verbal arrangement was, and entering a judgment anyway on the full amount due. The lower court won't craft a new contract for you with distinct payment terms, unfortunately for you; it'll just enter a judgment in a numerical amount. Best advice is to try to work it out with her, and get *those* terms in writing.
Kevin M Rogers' answer All debt collection STOPS as soon as you file ANY chapter in bankruptcy. If you’re behind on a car payment and you file bcy the collection against you will stop immediately. Same with a house if you’re behind on your mortgage. However the collection on these two kinds of debts will start again as soon as the collector can get the court’s permission.
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