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    cmohn Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Nov 27, 2006, 11:56 AM
    Being sued over old debt
    I just received a lawsuite against me from a credit card company, from debt incurred a few years ago. I'd like to know if:
    I should go through paying an attorney and the whole process, or, should I wait and see what happens?
    Would it be wise for me to send a lump sum to the attorney and see if they will stop the proceedings?
    I don't have money for an attorney, but want to know my options to take care of this matter.
    Thank you to anyone who might have some answers...
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    Fr_Chuck Posts: 81,301, Reputation: 7692

    Nov 27, 2006, 04:14 PM
    You need to talk with them and get some payment arrangements made ( in writing before you send any money)

    If they sue you and get a judgement, they can attach your bank accounts and garnish your wages, so you do want to work a deal out.
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    mr.yet Posts: 1,725, Reputation: 176
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    Nov 27, 2006, 04:49 PM
    Ask them to veritfy the debt to make should it s yours. If you were serve court paper you must file response or the attorney will get summary judgment against you. Read the documents again and file your response.

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