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Debt Collection and Garnishment

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Booklets

Most families face debt at some time or another. Losing a job, losing public assistance benefits, sudden medical bills, or divorce can push a family into debt. There are many ways creditors can try to collect debts. Two of the most common…
Source: Education for Justice

Do-It-Yourself Forms

Welcome! This free program helps you create an Answer to a Summons and Complaint regarding money that someone says you owe. The program works by asking you questions. It uses…
Source: Education for Justice
Welcome! This free program helps you create a letter to demand that your creditors stop contacting you about debt. The program works by asking you questions. It uses your answers…
Source: Education for Justice

Helpful Websites

Information on Remote Court Hearings
Author: Minnesota Courts

The Minnesota Judicial Branch is conducting some court hearings remotely using Zoom, WebEx, and/or VMR. This site includes information for attorneys, parties, and others who are required to appear at remote hearings.

Coping with Debt
Author: Federal Trade Commission

Consumer information about debt.

Go to the website: Coping with Debt - FTC

Q & A

Source: Senior Legal Line - Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota
Source: Senior Legal Line - Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota

Videos

Source: National Association of Consumer Advocates
Source: National Association of Consumer Advocates