California Debt Collection Blog

What options do you have for debt collection lawsuits and enforcement?

Effective debt collection practices by commercial entities include the use of civil court cases brought against consumers and other businesses. Efiling of civil actions is the norm in California courts, as has been the case in recent years. When the usual debt collection efforts have failed to result in payment, aggressive legal actions become essential...

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How businesses can collect debts from other businesses

Ideally, when a business sells goods or services to other companies, they will have protocols in place in case a corporate client fails to pay for those goods or services in a timely manner. For instance, an organization may decide that it will wait 30 days to receive payment before it sends a demand letter to a client. A demand letter will make clear that...

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Debtor loses FCRA case

Debt collectors in California may be allowed to check your credit as part of an effort to obtain money that they are owed. This is according to a ruling made by the Northern District of Illinois in the case of Stewart v. Credit Control, LLC. In that case, the plaintiff claimed that obtaining his credit information for any purpose other than to offer him...

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