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I have a question in the state of Texas could I go to jail

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I have a question in the state of Texas could I go to jail for not paying a PAY DAY LOAN or, what could happen? They have scared me and I currently cant pay them and they are saying that they are going to send it to the fraud dept. If I had the money I would do it but I am a single mother trying to make it and its hard. Just wanted to get some advice. Thanks!
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Roger replied 8 years ago.

You can't go to jail for owing a debt or not being able to pay a debt - there are no debtor's prisons in the US.


However, if you don't pay, the creditor can sue you for the money. If a judgment is granted, the creditor can garnish wages, bank accounts, freeze assets, etc.

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Okay thank you !
Expert:  Roger replied 8 years ago.
No problem.
Expert:  Roger replied 8 years ago.
Good luck.