Debt Collection, Garnishment, Repossession

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Stipulated Judgments

A “stipulated judgment” is a voluntary agreement between the people involved in a legal dispute that helps to settle the case. Learn how it can work for you in this article.


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: I recently went to a lab to have my annual labs drawn. I have been to this lab multiple times in the past few years. This last time, I was taken aside and presented with a bill for $ 980. dollars. from 2011 like 7 years ago. I have lived in my home for 24 years and I was never sent a bill for any labs costs. I did have health insurance at the time which should have covered it. What is the statute of limitations on medical bills?
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Question: I received a notice from the IRS saying that they will levy my Social Security check for non-payment of taxes. I am 70 years old. My only source of income is Social Security of $1798 per month. I have no assets. I live in an Assisted Living facility which I pay room and board of $1649 from SocSec and ALTCS benefits pay the balance. I am left with $109 per month for personal needs. Can the IRS levy 15% of my Soc Sec? How do I stop this levy?
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Question: Hello...I was served court documents about a credit card that was defaulted on. I paid my last 1000.00 to a service who was supposed to stop it I now received in The mail that they got a default judgement against me I need help
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Question: Hello...I was served court documents about a credit card that was defaulted on. I paid my last 1000.00 to a service who was supposed to stop it I now received in The mail that they got a default judgement against me I need help
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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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