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)?
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?
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?
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 ?
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
I filed a Chapter 13 in Atlanta, GA, October 2015 and converted it to a Chapter 7 in the spring of 2016. I had a judgment for a college debt that is not a student loan and it was listed as "Avoid lien using 11 USC 522 (f)" due to previous garnishments of my paycheck. The bankruptcy was... Read more »
You should send them a copy of your bankruptcy discharge notice. The creditor's attorney may only be looking in Ohio federal courts, instead of the national database. If they continue to pursue you after sending them the notice, you may be entitled to damages for violation of your rights...Read more »
Police just showed up at our home and said If it is not payed by Friday the store is pressing charges and he will be arrested. We called the store where he cashed and offered a pmt plan since money is really tight and he said no if it is not paid by Friday he will press charges. What will happen... Read more »
One or both of you could face a charge for passing a bad check. If you do, ask the court for an attorney. You have to commit the offense knowing the check will not cash. Depending upon the circumstances, there may be a strong argument you had no idea a payroll check was no good.
Received a letter stating that the company had possession of vehicle and it would be auctioned off at a specific date. 3 months later I'm receiving calls that they do not have the vehicle and I am still responsible. I do not have the vehicle, but have the letter saying that they have it. What... Read more »
If agree to their payment terms, and make your payments, they will not seek a garnishment, which is a court order requiring your employer to give some of your paycheck to them before it ever gets to you.
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