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New Illinois Collections And Debt Legal Questions & Answers

Can a collector on student loan sue my co-signer before dealing directly with me?

A co-signor on a loan does face the risk of being sued for the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

Is a cease and desist request valid for all collections including repos?

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is quite clear in many ways on what …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

Is a wage garnishment for a judgment that is over 7 years old valid?

The attorney is correct: in the state of Illinois, judgments expire in 7 years …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

What is my liability regarding a debt my ex-girlfriend owes on my credit cards?

Contracts are enforceable. It's best when contracts are written out in one place and …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

My ex-wife had a miscarriage with the guy she cheated with and the doctor's bill is in my name, can I sue her?

This is a tricky situation. Generally, since the medical bill was in your name …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago