I received a notice to appear to answer questions about my nonexempt property subject to proceedings supplement. I am paying a garnishment for one company right now. not sure what can or can not be done and if it is mandatory to go
It sounds like you may be a defendant in a small claim, upon which a judgment may have been entered, and for which proceedings supplemental to execution are pending. Long story short: yes, you need to go to court. Moreover, get an attorney to help you with this, as you apparently have a judgment...Read more »
Probably not, but it can certainly affect the outcome if the date is relevant and material. NOW, if the debt collector is fraudulently representing to the court that a payment was made in order to get around the statute of limitations, that is very significant! Contact a consumer rights lawyer and...Read more »
I am not sure of the debt being disputed, and I'd like to know exactly what this company is trying to sue for. But I'm worried that if I call them and ask for copies of the bills, will that be considered acknowledging the debt, and allow them to reset the clock? Or is it just... Read more »
I get paid quarterly and use the money for bills. If they were attaching my paycheck they can only get a percentage. Would that stand in the case of my bank account since I won't get paid again for 3 months?
I was sued by an apartment I moved out of 3 years ago. Apparently they had taken me to court and had a judgement entered against me. The court said they served me a notice which I never got. They said I owed them for damages. That debt was sold to a collection agency who is taking me to court based... Read more »
I have a medical bill account with a medical bill collection agency. I set up a payment arrangement 6 months ago. The lady who set the arrangement up with me told me that I can continue to send the payments to the hospital with the new account number and they would apply it to the account. Ive made... Read more »
I received a notice that I was being sued for a medical service received approximately 15 months prior. When I received this notice, after not receiving a prior notice, I paid the medical services and had to fight the hospital that was suing me to do so. But, they finally took my payment. Now, i... Read more »
Failure to pay a debt is not a crime; it's a civil matter. If you're unable to come to an agreement, the typical remedies are a lawsuit, wage garnishment, garnishment of assets such as bank accounts. A debt collector who threatens someone with arrest for not paying a civil debt is...Read more »
Possibly. The Internal Revenue Code imposes liability for the failure to collect and pay withholding on "responsible persons." Responsible persons can include officers, directors, shareholders, and others. The test is not really the person's title but whether the he or she had a...Read more »
I just got served papers that being sued for owing a creditor money beginning back in 2005. The company suing me I believe is a collection agency and I have never received or heard of this company nor have I received any information, letters or phone calls stating that I owe this amount or about... Read more »
Contact the attorney for the creditor. However, its not uncommon for bad debts to get bought up by a junk debt buyer, even bad student loan debt. So it is not remarkable that you have not heard of the company suing you.
Before you settle though, I would seek out an attorney specializing in...Read more »
Prosecute you? NO, there is no such thing as debtor's prisons in Indiana or any other state that I am aware of. What they can do is sue you for the amount owed, but you should send them what is called a "cease and desist letter" which will restrict them from calling you or anyone...Read more »
There isn't really one statute for credit card debt. However, if you meant the statute of limitations then it is most likely 6 years. But, if the judge considers it a written contract then the statute of limitations is ten years. It all depends on what type of contract you have for the credit...Read more »
Along with the summons should have been a "Complaint" to respond to the complaint you need to file an answer. These are very simple to do. Simply copy the heading on the complaint until it gets down to the word "complaint" in stead of complaint you type in "answer"...Read more »
in order for a judgment to be valid there would have to be proper service of process (summons). this varies on the type of case and the circumstances. sometimes it can be by leaving the summons at the residence with someone 13 or over, certified mail and sometimes even publication. you should...Read more »
Unless a judgment is satisfied or discharged in bankruptcy, you are responsible. The owner of the judgment may place a lien on certain property and/or have wages garnished until the judgment is satisfied.
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