I've been practicing bankruptcy law in North Carolina since 1993, and am certified as a specialist in consumer bankruptcy law by the North Carolina State Bar.


Author: Adrian Lapas, Esq.

11 Oct Alternatives to Bankruptcy: Litigation–Why Would I Want To Get Sued?

As I stated in my prior post, there are ways besides bankruptcy that you can deal with your debts is to let your creditors sue you. Hunh? Why on earth would anyone want to get sued? A legitimate question and my answer is not one given lightly nor does it apply in all situations. In order to make this option of dealing with your debts feasible, you will most likely need a lawyer well-versed in defending debt collection suits. Preferably, this lawyer is also well-versed in claims under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act and applicable state debt collection law. Generally, I am talking about lawsuits against you for old credit card accounts but this type of strategy can sometimes apply to other collection accounts.
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