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Can a credit card company take money from your bank account to pay a debt?

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2011-09-12 14:41:32
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The laws vary from state to state but i believe they can after suing and getting a judgment against you. I have "heard" they only sue if the amount of debt is substantial..like more than a few thousand dollars because of the cost of lawyer and other associated costs. They should have to notify you before suing but again that might vary from state to state. Anybody else "heard" anything different?

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