Getting a fresh start from debt obligations is one of the top concerns voiced by our new clients. Yet a bankruptcy filing offers much more, including a host of protections.
If you've ever received a phone call or letter from a debt collection agency but lack the ability to pay that debt, you may have wondered just how far these predators can go in their attempts to get your money. Can they take you to court?
The Urban Institute recently released a report that found 35 percent of Americans have debt that has gone to collections. That equates to nearly 77 million people across the country.