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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Collections for Washington on

Q: ray klein, Inc has a judgement against me for over 20000.00. its been since 2003? first ive heard. did a name search

haah thanks to a wonderful lawyer on here, I found out it was on me. Same name different person

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jun 6, 2019

Maybe it is because I am a lawyer, but I do not think it that unusual for a very large credit services corporation in business since 1970 to have "had 44 lawsuits in the last 10 years." But I certainly do find it unusual that you just found out about a judgment entered against you some 16 years... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Collections for Washington on

Q: Just trying to find out on a judgement/settlement i received,if and how to collect on it.Superior court judgement

Was referred to by original attorney to hire collection attorney. I was molested by my teacher. Judge ordered 500,000 judgment with the teacher himself being the debtor or one ordered to pay. Dont know anything on how or if this can be recovered

Vincent J. Bernabei answered on Aug 20, 2018

You will need to begin enforcement action, including wage and bank garnishments, seizure and sale of real and personal property, if any, owned by the debtor. If the debtor transferred property to others in an attempt to avoid the judgment debt s/he owes you, the recipient of the property may also... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Civil Litigation, Collections and Legal Malpractice for Washington on

Q: Have make payment on the 1st . It falls on the weekend they're closed next Day now want to charge me interest ,legal?

They called me before the due date saying pay today , becuase were closed on the weekend and also that Monday . So if you pay Tuesday you will be charged interest . I'm essentially being forced to pay interest . Is this legal ? I feel I was entrapped into making the interest payment . They are... Read more »

Jeffrey Michael Haber answered on Jan 6, 2017

As a general matter, due dates that fall on a weekend or holiday get pushed to the next business day. However, there is not enough information to know whether this applies to your situation. Your summary does not explain the context in which the money is owed, and whether there is an agreement... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Collections and Consumer Law for Washington on

Q: A collection agency tried to coerce me into acknowledging a debt when I requested validation. Do I have any recourse?

I had verbally requested a verification of debt be sent to me in writing. I was told that they could not send me verification of debt without me first acknowledging that I may actually be responsible for it. I refused and insisted on them sending me something in writing. I have since mailed them a... Read more »

Marjorie Simmons answered on Sep 13, 2016

You may benefit by reading the article on debtors' rights re collections at the Washington Law Help website:

http://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/resource/debtors-rights-dealing-with-collection-agenci.

The website also has other articles on debtors' rights.

1 Answer | Asked in Collections and Car Accidents for Washington on

Q: I allowed a friend to use my name to pull a car out of auto lot well he wrecked the car went missing I'm 20k in debit

What are my options

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 4, 2016

Not sure why there's no insurance but if it's 20k I suggest you contact an attorney in your area because it's certainly worth paying for a consultation if you have to when $20,000 is on the line. Letting someone use your name means usually you accept to be ....it.

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