Have you received a letter or have been served a lawsuit over a debt you owe from a third-party debt collector? Tampa Consumer Protection Attorney Jeffrey Hakanson explains the small claims process, and what can happen if you do not appear in court to contest the debt. It is critical that you enlist the guidance of a trusted consumer protection lawyer who will defend your rights and fight any third-party debt buyers on your behalf. If you are having a problem with a creditor, contact us at (844) 511-4800 today to learn what your options may be.