Tag Archive: Debt Collection

Debt collection: Can a creditor clean out your bank account?

Bankruptcy work is rife with questions about debt collection. The most common question for me is: Help, I owe [fill in the blank] a lot of money! Can a creditor just take money out of my bank account?
At least in New Jersey, the answer to this question is yes and no. […]

How to get your creditors to stop harrassing you

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One way to get your creditors to stop harassing you is by filing for bankruptcy. But how does filing for bankruptcy stop creditor calls and letters? Through something called the “automatic stay”.
The automatic stay in bankruptcy can be a powerful benefit for debtors who feel that they are being […]

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