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Dealing with debt collectors

Are you being illegally harassed? If you are having problems with debt collectors, watch this video to learn about your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and state laws.

I received notice of a lawsuit; what should I do?

If a debt collector files a lawsuit against you to collect a debt, discover what to do next.

Defending yourself in a lawsuit

If you want to learn how to represent yourself, hear about common defenses against debt collectors, and gain knowledge of possible outcomes to your trial, then watch this video.

Was I served legal papers properly?

Learn about one of your key defenses. Determine if you were served papers properly.

I have a judgment against me. Money is being taken away from my bank account.

If you lost your debt defense case (or did not know it even occurred) and your wages or bank account is being garnished, learn what you can do.