Will a collection agency take you to court?

Answer On One Hand: Collections Agencies Can Sue YouIf you have a legitimate debt that has gone to collections due to nonpayment, the collection agency has a legal right to take certain actions necessary ... Read More »

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Can a collection agency have you arrested if you don't pay them org. as misdemeanor court fine.?

This is not the middle ages. We do NOT have debtor prisons. There are people that have gone to jail for fraud and bad checks, but that is a deliberate and malicious act. When the creditor calls ... 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.

Will a Collection Agency Release a Lien?

Collection agencies collect debts for original creditors that are not secured by a debtor's assets. The company can secure the debt by filing a lawsuit and placing a lien against the debtor's home,... Read More »

Will a collection agency remove its information from my credit report if I make a payment?

A collection agency will generally not remove its account if you make a payment on a collection account. If you do pay the account in full, the collection agency must update it as "paid" on your cr... Read More »