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.
Here is what you should know if you are summoned to a pre-trial hearing for debt collection.
There are several things you should know as a consumer to protect your rights in a debt collection case. In this video, Florida Consumer Protection attorney Jeffrey Hakanson explains the procedure, possible outcomes, and rights you must have protected during this process, including State exemptions such as the Homestead Exemption, Head of Household Exemption, Veterans Disability Exemptions, and more. Mr. Hakanson has experience and knowledge in defending the rights of consumers against the collection of social security benefits, social security disability benefits, and other state exemptions that do not allow creditors to garnish your wages in order to collect on debts. In some cases, you may be able to protect your home, 401k, IRA account, and other personal accounts from being subjected to garnishments.
If you are facing a pre-trial hearing for an unpaid debt, or need the consultation of an experienced consumer protection and debt relief lawyer in Florida, contact the law firm of McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi & Guito, P.A., today, to ensure your rights are protected. If you are having a problem with a creditor, contact us at (844) 511-4800 today.