Minnesota Collections Questions & Answers

Q: I recently co-signed an auto loan for a friend who promised to make payments. Now he has refused to make payment but

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims, Contracts and Collections for Minnesota on
Answered on Sep 27, 2018
Joseph A. Gangi's answer
If you co-signed, then you are likely responsible just as equally as your so-called friend. Your options may include refinancing, forbearance, taking out another loan to pay this back, borrowing money to pay it off, etc. You will find many resources, blog posts, AG articles, and the like addressing this topic.

Q: Someone I know was recently called and threatened by a debt collector for a debt that was charged off a while back.

1 Answer | Asked in Collections for Minnesota on
Answered on Jul 19, 2016
Lucas Wynne's answer
Call an attorney for help as the debt collector may very well be violating federal law. Keep a log of each time they call.

Q: Someone owe's me close to 1700 and wont pay.

1 Answer | Asked in Collections for Minnesota on
Answered on Sep 18, 2014
Kristen Bullock's answer
You should file a claim in Conciliation Court. Unless the debt owed is for court-ordered restitution, the fact that he is on probation won't matter.

Q: WHERE/HOW DO I GET FORMS TO GARNISHEE A PERSONS WAGES?

1 Answer | Asked in Collections for Minnesota on
Answered on Dec 18, 2010
Robert Douglas Kane Jr's answer
Please visit the Minnesota Judicial Branch website. The appropriate forms should be there.

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