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A law firm has filed a judgment against me on behalf of one

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A law firm has filed a judgment against me on behalf of one of my credit cards. I admit I owe the debt, and want to pay the debt, but now that a motion has been submitted to the Circuit Court I don't know what to do. My attorney has made several attempts to contact the law firm, but they will not respond.
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You've really answered your own question. If the creditor's attorney refuses to negotiate, then you're only leverage is to file for bankruptcy protection. That's something that your or your attorney could make clear to the creditor: that bankruptcy will absolutely occur if the creditor is unwilling to negotiate a settlement of the matter.

 

 

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