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I have a old judgement from capitol one. I inherited my mothers

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I have a old judgement from capitol one. I inherited my mothers house.what can they do to me? can they the property

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Hello and thank you for the question. I am sorry to read of this dilemma.

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If a judgment was placed against you there are a few options

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1. you may seek to vacate it by motion if done on default without notice

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2. you may negotiate a settlement payment plan

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3. if you do nothing, and judgment stands, the creditor can levy on bank accounts, and may put a lien on the property

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Usually creditor wont do more than that.

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Please let me know if that is clear and you are satisfied with the answer.

Customer:

thanks, XXXXX XXXXX at least four years old. they haven't done anything yet. Do you think I should pay something on it.

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On old debts like that you can often settle them for much less than the claim

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some creditors will take a fraction or a payout for more

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you would need to negotiate

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also if they dont have backup documents they cannot collect

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so you may ask for proof of the debt

Customer:

thanks I I am a substitute teacher and I only get 3 days a week at the most. they will have to have a low payment plan. doest continue to build interest on the debt

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a payment plan is how most of these settle

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and many claims settle for long plans

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they cannot get money you do not have

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Have a nice evening

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You may leverage your limited finances, possible bankruptcy consideration and age of debt to get a good deal

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Good luck!!

Customer:

thank you very much

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very welcome

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Have a good one

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Kindly click on an excellent rating

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