Posts Tagged ‘garnishment’

January 8, 2014
Debt Collectors Add Surcharges, Additional Fees, And Everything But the Kitchen Sink

Debt Collectors Add Surcharges, Additional Fees, And Everything But the Kitchen Sink

Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for shady debt collectors to attempt to include various fees, interest, charges, expenses, balances, and more to consumers’ accounts when filing debt collection lawsuits–and no surprise, this is often illegal. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for shady debt collectors to attempt to include various fees, interest, charges, expenses, balances, and more to consumers’ accounts when filing debt collection lawsuits–and no surprise, this is often illegal. [...]

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October 15, 2013

Can My Disability Check Be Garnished By Debt Collectors in Florida?

If a debt collector is threatening to garnish your disability benefits for credit card debt, contact a consumer attorney–this is an illegal threat! If a debt collector is threatening to garnish your disability benefits for credit card debt, contact a consumer attorney–this is an illegal threat! [...]

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March 31, 2011
Can Legal Garnishments Be Reversed or Stopped in Florida?

Can Legal Garnishments Be Reversed or Stopped in Florida?

How can a legal garnishment in Florida be stopped or reversed? Consumer attorney Erik Kardatzke explains how it can be done, and shares examples. [...]

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January 13, 2011

Does “Sewer Service” Happen in Miami Debt Collection Lawsuits? As Sarah Palin Would Say, “You Betcha!”

Sewer service is when the process server hired by the debt collector to hand deliver legal paperwork (a copy of the lawsuit, and the summons) acts irresponsibly–by failing to deliver the paperwork, cutting corners, or by being irresponsibly [...]

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