What happens when a collection agency wins a judgment?

Answer If you leave a debt unpaid for a long period of time, your creditor may turn the debt over to a collection agency. The collection agency then has the right to sue you for the amount you owe, plus f... Read More »

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Collection Agency's Chances of Judgment When You Have Agreements With Other Agencies?

Collection agencies sometimes use judgments as a collection tool after exhausting other collection methods. A judgment is a court ruling following a lawsuit that gives the collection agency the rig... Read More »

Can a collection agency file a judgment on you for credit card debt?

A collection agency can and will sue you in civil court over credit card debt. If the collection agency wins, they will receive a judgment. Depending on the terms of the judgment, the agency can th... Read More »

I have a medical bill for 168.00 that was sent to a collection agency after I made a payment. They are going to keep in the collection agency until my bill is paid off. This can not be right.?

If the bill was late enough to be sent to a collection agency, the collection of that bill has been turned over to that collection agency as well.

How to Sue a Collection Agency for Illegal Collection Practices?

Debt collection agencies operate by purchasing debts from credit card companies and other creditors, collecting the owed amount in place of the original debt owner. Some collection agencies attempt... Read More »