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  • Getting Help with Medical Debt

    This video reviews the different options that are available to get help with medical debt, including charity care, financial counseling, and payment plans. Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
  • Is Bankruptcy Right for You?

    Answers to some questions that many people might ask when considering whether to file for bankruptcy protection. Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
  • Can Bankruptcy Help Me If I've Been Sued or Garnished?

    Information for Georgia consumers about the automatic stay, the difference between chapter 7 and chapter 13, and how to protect your income from garnishment. Content Detail

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
  • Getting Sued on a Credit Card Debt? (Audio/Podcast) audio

    General information on what happens if you are sued over credit card debt. Mike Monahan, Pro Bono Director of the State Bar of Georgia talks with Michael Tafelski, staff attorney from Georgia Legal Services program. Visit GLSP.org for Tafelski's contact information. Read More

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Fair Debt Collection

    If you use credit cards, owe money on a personal loan, or are paying on a home mortgage, you are a "debtor." If you fall behind in repaying your creditors, or an error is made on your accounts, you may be contacted by a "debt collector." You should know that in either situation, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act requires that debt collectors treat you fairly and prohibits certain methods of debt collection. Of course, the law does not erase any legitimate debt you owe. This brochure answers commonly asked questions about your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • How to Use the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Letter

    Do you have debt collectors calling you all the time at work and at home? You have protection under federal law under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. This document explains the law and provides a sample letter for you to use. Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
  • Debt Collection FAQs: A Guide for Consumers

    This web site describes your basic federal rights in connection with debt collectors. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Federal Trade Commission
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español