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New Colorado Collections And Debt Legal Questions & Answers

Is it a federal offense to ask a bill collector, "If I make payments to you will we be able to take this off my credit report?"

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is quite clear.  Threats like what he described …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

Debt collection company wants to collect for a company that no longer exists. What do I do?

The situation you described (collection agency contacts consumer regarding a possible debt from long …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

Can debt collectors come after my money for my wife's debt or our joint account?

Your paycheck cannot be garnished, but jointly owned assets are potentially fair game. Something, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

How many times can my wages be garnished?

Each state has laws regarding the garnishment of wages, usually limiting the amount that …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

Can my fiance's creditors come after my assets once we are married?

Colorado as you know is not a community property.  Therefore, the debts of your …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago