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Debt collection: Avoiding scams and pursuing financial relief

| Jul 19, 2018 | Debt Collection

Going through prolong periods of financial struggle can be stressful enough as is. In addition to the monetary ramifications similar issues could bring, dealing with constant calls from debt collection agencies can take a substantial emotional toll on a person in Ohio. Those who are constantly dealing with collection attempts may wish to know more about their rights, and how they can tell the difference between a legitimate attempt to collect a debt and a scam.

Debt collection scams have become a major concern for many individuals, and the information provided in similar incidents can be convincing at times. To avoid getting caught up in a scam, a person could consider keeping a detailed record of his or her debts. If a person in unsure if the collection attempt is valid, he or she could consider placing a call directly to creditors for information about his or her accounts.

Unfortunately, in some cases, a collection call or letter may be a legitimate effort to collect on past due accounts. These attempts can be frequent and may only add to an already stressful situation. For those who are experiencing significant financial struggles and are unable to make payments on accounts, seeking guidance on how best to handle the situation may be advisable.

Dealing with constant debt collection attempts can be stressful and daunting, and those who encounter a similar situation could benefit from seeking guidance from someone with experience in such matters. By speaking with a bankruptcy attorney, a person in Ohio could obtain advice on his or her rights and information on how to seek protection from creditors through bankruptcy via the automatic stay. An attorney can assist a client in pursuing financial piece of mind by forming a strategy to reduce or eliminate debts through the necessary channels.

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