answered on Mar 23, 2018
That depends on a lot of facts you haven't discussed. Do your payments meet the minimums in particular.
I am being taken to court again for and it's from 2008 by Dec 2008 i had already paid them over 3000 so I thought it was paid off can you help me understand why court letting charge me again
answered on Mar 22, 2018
There is no way to answer except having an attorney review the documents. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to review the case filing and circumstances and advise you. It depends on what the status of the case is.
It has been 3 years since we lived together. He has not made one attempt to pay me back. He has declared bankruptcy for dealing with debt in other areas of his life (car payments, IRS).
answered on Mar 5, 2018
Small claims court can handle a claim under $6000. But his bankruptcy might have terminated your claim. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to consult a local collection attorney.
In 2012, we went on vacation and I covered her half of $10,000 total. She was supposed to pay me back when we returned home. She dumped me before I received a dime. When I asked about the money, she threatened to call the police and put a restraining order on me. It has been 6 years. Do I have any... Read more »
answered on Mar 5, 2018
Small claims court can handle a claim up to $6000. If more than that, you file a claim in municipal court. But you might have waited too long. The time limit on your claim might be 6 years. Use the Find a Lawyer tab and retain a local litigation attorney.
An account was sent to collections and a judgment was entered against me in 2008. I have never made a payment and I was disabled at the time of the judgment and remain disabled currently. Can the agency garnish my part time wages? Am I still liable for the debt?
answered on Mar 1, 2018
Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to review the situation and advise you, and dal with the credit agency.
I plan to file Bankruptcy Chapter 7 soon. A company has filed the lawsuit against me and is not the original creditor. They bought the debt from the original creditor. Can I still add this to my bankruptcy? and if so, who do I list (the original or the purchaser or both)?
answered on Feb 24, 2018
Yes you can add them, and I would list both the original creditor and the person that purchased the debt
I am feeding/caring for all 8. It's been 9 days since their FIRST oppyto pick all back up. Can I charge boarding and can I place a "veterinarian" style lien until invoice is paid if/when they decide to pick up?
answered on Feb 7, 2018
If there was no written agreement, give them an invoice and a deadline, and if not paid and picked-up, tell them they go to the pound.
The medical bills were in his name. He and I had separate health insurance companies.
He applied for the credit card, it was in his name only, and all the charges were made by him.
answered on Jan 17, 2018
Those debts are the responsibility of his estate to pay. You are not personally responsible to pay them. But creditors still might pester you for payment. If so, use the Find a Lawyer tab to contact a creditors rights attorney.
I have not been able to work for over 2 years due to many surgery's on my knees. My husband works but we live paycheck to paycheck and we don't own any property. Can you give me some idea of what will possible happen?
answered on Jan 15, 2018
The court can issue a judgment against you for the amount of the debt. The creditor then can go to court again to try to collect on that judgment, which could include having the court order an employer to garnish wages by withhold a certain amount each payday. The creditor also could try to take... Read more »
The summons of Judgment is for past due medical bills. I was given 28 days to answer the summons. My husband and I were able to gather the $1616.35 owed plus the $110 for the attorneys filing fee. For a total of $1726.35. There is no interest amount stated. Who do I contact to pay this before it... Read more »
answered on Jan 7, 2018
Yes. You need to file an answer. Even if you intend to pay the amount in full, you need to either file an answer or contact the attorney who filed the complaint to get the complaint dismissed. Otherwise you will have a judgment rendered against you. A judgment can hurt your credit rating. It is... Read more »
answered on Jan 2, 2018
You would have to sue him in his state and city. Even if you won a $300 claim, you then would have to go to court again to try to collect it.
Upon calling was told I could set up a payment plan for $200 a month starting on the 15th Email sent an email a DocuSign agreeing to this and gave them my debit card information two days later I have received another DocuSign saying that it is paid in full and that there is no balance due but I... Read more »
answered on Dec 12, 2017
Cancel your debt card and inform the bank you've been the victim of a scam. Courts do not call people to summon them into court.
I fell behind in making my payment agreements after leaving my lease a few months early , I emailed the corporate office to pick back up the payments but I must of waited too late because its being sent to an attorney, I still want to make payments to clear the balance.
answered on Dec 7, 2017
The attorney may turn it over to collections or file a lawsuit against you. You should call the attorney. If you are willing to work out a payment plan there is no reason for you to be sued or to have the debt wind up in collections.
The debit is for a total of $1726.64 which includes their 4% interest rate. My wife and I live on retirement income and social security income. I have been told our income can not be garnished. Is this True? Should I still appear in court? Should I hire an attorney ?
answered on Dec 4, 2017
Your pension and docial security cannot be garnishdd. However, if the judgment creditor attaches your bank account you will have to prove that the funds came from an exempt source.
Alternatively, if it is a credit card not issued by a National Bank, they cannot charge interedt anove the... Read more »
answered on Dec 1, 2017
You respond by filing a document with the court. The most common is simply known as an answer, which is a document in which you respond point by point to the allegations in the complaint. There are also several motions which may be filed as a response before, with, or after the answer. As with any... Read more »
this civil summons is for a debt 7 years ago that they are trying to revivor judgement. i didnt receive papers from the first time. this is the first time ive heard of this debt. its from a perious marriage and i dont know what it is even for. how should i respond to this summons.
answered on Oct 10, 2017
You should consult an attorney. You should definitely not ignore. You may want to consult your divorce attorney. Your divorce decree may discuss who is responsible for the debt. The divorce decree will have no impact or effect upon the Plaintiff/ creditor, but if your wife was to be responsible... Read more »
answered on Aug 4, 2017
The creditors could choose to send it to collections or to sue you. Their choice will likely hinge on two factors: how much you owe and whether or not they believe you are collectible (i.e., whether you have the money or assets to pay). The more you owe and the more collectible they think you are,... Read more »
This is for a debt collection lawsuit. The judge referred to mediation, the case will come up for review on 08/15. I contacted a mediator (because I thought I had to) and set up mediation for later this week? Should I proceed with mediation, or should I let the case come up for review? I want... Read more »
answered on Aug 1, 2017
You can file anything. It's chances of success are a different matter. Why do you think the debt collector lacks standing?
I am owed over 100K from a business partner (have note) and a collection agency has unsuccessfully tried to get the money for me. The note is in an LLC's name... not my partner's personally. The collection agency asked for $1600 to secure an attorney but now is telling me months later... Read more »
answered on May 2, 2017
If you make those contacts, then the LLC and its owners could sue you for slander, interference with business, and probably other claims that an attorney will include. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to consult a local attorney who can advise you on collecting your debt without getting into trouble. If... Read more »
This notice was from a CA law office who said it was the legal owner of the debt (not representing a client). There was a 1099-C form for a 2017 event included, along with a settlement offer. I filed a report with the State Attorney General immediately to be prudent. I just moved to OH from MI, and... Read more »
answered on Feb 6, 2017
It's time to involve a tax attorney. A 1099-C is a form filed by a lender when they cancel a debt. The cancelled debt is considered taxable income by the IRS. You could be about to get a huge tax bill.
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