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Once a collection agency sues a person they may have to get an attorney and go to court to settle this. The agency wants you to pay the money you owe them however they can get you to do it.

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Q: What do I do after a collection agency sues me?
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Does a collection agency have to accept what you can afford to pay?

Absolutely not. You, as a debtor, do not get to set the terms of repayment. By the time the collection agency gets a case, typically, the entire balance is due at that point. The good news, however, is that when a collection agency sues you, a good consumer attorney can likely defend your rights with great success. For more answers to collection agency questions, please visit my website at

Can a collection agency garnish your wages?

A Collection Agency that "owns your debt" can not garnish any wages. Assume that the collection agency in their efforts to collect the debt for their client, sues the debtor and then provoke that the Court works an arrangement to pay the debt, if the arrangement includes garnishment of wages then, the Court can garnish salaries. And there is laws to garnish wages that apply to every state.

What is collection agency?

A Commercial Collection Agency is and agency that collects debt on behalf of their clients, same as a consumer collection agency, but a commercial collection agency collects business to business.

What is commercial collection agency?

A Commercial Collection Agency is and agency that collects debt on behalf of their clients, same as a consumer collection agency, but a commercial collection agency collects business to business.

Can a collection agency have you arrestedyou are international student who owe money to hospital will the law work differently for youwill they deport you if the Ca sues you?


How can collection agency get money from debtor when debtor has lived outside of USA for many years and doesn't own any assets in USA although a debtor is a USA citizen how does the law apply here?

The collection agency sues, gets a default judgment if the debtor does not appear, obtains a court order of garnishment of the US citizen's tax refund.

Collection agency laws?

if a collection agency has not bought out my debt from the original company can the collection agency look up my credit report?

Can collection agency charge you their fee for collection?

A collection agency can charge you fees on top of your original debt. They can charge you a fee for their collection.

I have a medical bill for 168.00 that was sent to a collection agency after I made a payment. They are going to keep in the collection agency until my bill is paid off. This can not be right.?

If the bill was late enough to be sent to a collection agency, the collection of that bill has been turned over to that collection agency as well.

How are work commercial collection agency?

The commercial collection agency is used in debt collection in the event a debtor fails to.

Once a debt is given to a collection agency can you get the creditor to take it out of the creditor's hands?

Once a debt has been sold to a collection agency, that agency owns the debt. Now it would be between you and the collection agency to settle the debt; the creditor has washed his hands of the matter. If you think the debt collection agency isn't working within its legal limits and is harrassing you, check out the Fair Debt Collection Act, which outlines was a collection agency can and cannot do.

Can a collection agency collect interest on your debt?

Yes, Collection agency can do that. But contact a good collection agency like Guardian Credit Services, they know will how to deal with customers to get money

What happens if you do not pay a collection agency?

if a collection agency isn't paid, the debt can be put on a persons credit report. The collection agency can also choose to garnish a persons paycheck.

Can collection agency garnish from your check a week in Arizona?

A collection agency cannot call your employer to garish your wages. In order for your wages to be garnished, you must be sued by the collection agency. And the agency must win a judgment against you.

When was Norwegian National Collection Agency created?

Norwegian National Collection Agency was created in 1990.

What is the population of Norwegian National Collection Agency?

Norwegian National Collection Agency's population is 2,005.

Does the creditor or the collection agency get the money you pay on a debt?

When a collection agency takes on a bad debt, in many cases they are "puchasing" the debt from the original creditor. When you then pay off the collection agency, your money will stay with that collection agency. This is the most common scenario, but some companies do have their own internal collection agencies (Capital One, for example, has their own collection subsidiary in Idaho - the Westmoreland Agency). Hope this helps!

Is Australia Debt Collection a good collection agency in Sydney?

Australia Debt Collection a good collection agency in Sydney since it offers many services to people.

How do you find out from a collection agency who sent you to them for collection when you never was notified that you were in collection you discovered it on your credit report?

File a dispute with the credit reporting agency.

Can a collection agency sue you?

If a collection agency has either purchased the debt from the original creditor, or obtained an assignment of it from the original creditor (to collect on its behalf), generally, it can sue for collection.

What is a second party collection agency?

A second party collection agency is an agency trying to collect a debt that is owed to someone else. If for example, you owe on a store credit card from ABC store, they may turn the debt over to another agency that has nothing to do with them. This is a second party collection agency.

If a second collection agency takes over a unpaid debt can they have that collection put on your report?

Yes the second collection will be placed on the credit report. But they will remove the first collection agency off the report. In some states it is against the law to be double billed by two collection agency for the same debt.

How can one contact the CBCS collection agency?

There are many ways one can contact the CBCS collection agency. One can contact the CBCS collection agency by calling them at the phone number 1-800-395-8289.

Can a collection agency file criminal charges for a bad check?

Can a collection agency file charges for a bad check

How do you reverse a judgment from a collection agency?

If you have a judgment from a collection agency and it is valid, you have to pay it to have it reversed. If it is not valid you can try to appeal it.

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