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The laws on collecting interest on a debt will vary by state and may be governed by the terms of the agreement, if any. However, most states do allow you to collect prejudgment interest and have it added to the judgment if the case goes to trial.

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Q: If suing somebody can you collect interest on the money that they owe you?
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What is accrued interest in regards to suing somebody for money owed to you?

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Can somebody suing you get your money and house if you put it in somebody elses name?

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Can you charge interest when suing your exhusband for bank child support?

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Do most creditors suing in court settle for half of the price?

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For how much money can you sue?

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What is default request affidavit and entry?

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A contractor wins a small claim in Wisconsin court - can he charge interest on the amount?

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Can you sue a property manager if he does not collect rent?

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Can you be sued if you have no assets or money?

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How do you get the money that you are suing for if the person does not work?

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Should you counter sue?

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