Archive for the ‘ Bad Debt Collection info floating around the ‘Net ’ Category
Despite what the media may say, there is no such thing as Debtor’s prison.
My good friend and colleague, Howard Young works for the dark side. He is an asset protection planning attorney. Recently, he spoke at the Institute of Continuing Legal Education Seminar on Debt Collection. He said that he represents wealthy individuals and that if he does his job right, we will collect nothing from his clients. [...]
I just saw a fairly recent post from a “The Credit InfoCenter Blog.” It was arrogantly entitled “Now I’m Giving Advice to Consumer Attorneys.” To me, this post highlighted why a consumer ought not to seek legal advice from someone who is not an attorney. In this person’s post, she suggests that a debt should [...]
My fellow blogger and debt collection attorney, Michael Herrin, recently wrote a blog entry about bogus defenses to debt collection. His blog entry can be found here. He has come across the following defenses from debtors who believe that these defenses are good. He and I have both heard debtors attempt to use these defenses. [...]