Debt Collection, Garnishment, Repossession

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Mortgage Reaffirmation Requirements Bogus

When a homeowner files for bankruptcy there is most likely a lender on the home involved.

by: Diane Drain Law

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Bankruptcy 101 Videos

The Bankruptcy 101 educational videos are not intended to give you legal advice and are not a substitute for speaking with a qualified attorney.

by: United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona

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Garnishment

Garnishment is a legal process by which one party may collect money from another party, after a money judgment has been entered.

by: Arizona Supreme Court

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Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice

 All legal service programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. Find out what programs are available and where to go for assistance.


You and the Law: Fair Debt Collection

Debt collectors cannot treat you unfairly because you owe an unpaid debt. In 1978, the U.S. Congress enacted the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) to stop abusive, deceptive and unfair debt collection practices.

by: Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc.

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Related Questions


Question: My husband has a child support collection that was filed against him prior to our marriage, the child support collection is with his exwife and children that are not mine. I am obligated to pay the collection since the collection was prior to our marriage and it is for child support to his exwife and his children ?
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Question: I was in the hospital and didn't have my insurance information. I called the number given to me by the hospital when I was discharged. The hospital billed my insurance but didn't pass on my insurance to their physicians that saw me or x ray dept. I didn't know this until I was sent to collections over a year later. The insurance denied it due to timely filing laws. Can someone help me to settle/negotiate this debt? The collection agency is not working with me.
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Question: I had to evict my tenant and filed a Summons,served her and she finally moved after 7 days. She has refused to pay me what is owed. How do I collect the money owed?
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Question: If I have received a release of garnishment can they re file an application for garnishment?
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Question: I acquired a credit card in 2001 and never made a payment on the debt. A judgment was filed in Ohio. I moved to AZ and the collector filed a foreign judgment Jan 31, 2008 and filed an Affidavit for Renewal February 26, 2013. from what I have read, the statute of limitations is 5 years, since they recorded the renewal 1 month after the expiration, is this debt enforceable?
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