On November 10, 2010, I taped an episode of Peoples Law Forum, a program produced by the Gloucester County Bar Association for the local access channel of Comcast. This one was on collection law and what people could do to protect themselves. It is currently scheduled to air on January 17th and 20th, 2011, at 11:30am and 7:30pm.

What Is Discussed?

Among the topics of discussion were what you can do to protect yourself from creditor harassment, how collection lawsuits work and what creditors can do to collect a judgment, and how to deal with medical bills. After the session I realized that, although I had written articles on how to fight claims on old debt, wage executions and bank levies, I had not talked about the other topics on the web site.

As a result, I have just posted an article on how the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act can help shield you from harassment by debt collectors, and will soon post another one on dealing with medical bills.

People looking to avoid bankruptcy need to know how to deal with these issues, and I hope to provide some assistance with this with postings in the next few weeks.  Please feel free to subscribe to my feed or follow me on Twitter to keep up to date with new content on this site. If you want further information, please contact my office.

I Can Help!

If you live in southern New Jersey and want a lawyer to represent you against your creditors, call my office at 856-432-4113 or contact me through this site to schedule an appointment to come in. I have represented creditors for many years and am familiar with the collection industry and how it ticks. Put my experience to work for you!

If your debt situation goes beyond one or two creditors, however, and you are wondering whether you need a solution to a bigger problem, then download my free book, Am I In Too Deep? A Guide to Knowing When You Need to File Bankruptcy in New Jersey to find out if bankruptcy might be the solution.

Steven J. Richardson
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Bankruptcy, Collections, Student Loan, DUI and Traffic Court attorney in Woodbury, NJ.
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