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Mann-Bracken is the second largest legal collection firm in the US. The company is licensed to practice arbitration which is quicker and less complicated than civil lawsuit procedures. The account is sent to the National Arbitration Board and the debtor is given 30 days to present a defense. The NAB then makes a ruling (99.9% of the time for the plaintiff) and notifies the debtor of the decision and that any further contact is to be made with Mann-Bracken. Although this sounds rather cut and dried, it isn't. Even when the case is found in favor of the plaintiff the plaintiff must follow due legal procedure in the court in the state where the debtor resides to obtain a judgment writ. The judgment still must be executed according to the laws of the debtor's state.

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More and more collection attorneys such as Mann-Bracken, are using arbitration to bypass the regular court process. The arbitration board has to notify and allow the debtor thirty days to answer the filing. However, the only valid defense for a debt is, that the debt itself is invalid; being insolvent or unable to pay is not viewed as a legal defense. Even if the plaintiff wins in arbitration (which is pretty much a given) they will have to submit their claim to the court of venue in the state where the debtor resides to obtain a judgment. The debtor still retains the legal right to claim personal and real property exemptions that are allowed under the laws of the state.

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