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There is currently some unique legislation that is before the General Assembly of Tennessee that will benefit debt buyers and banks in TN if it is passed in the next few weeks
If your state allows wage garnishment, you might want to follow Utah’s example and try to pass a bill that allows judgment creditors to access judgment debtor employment information (name and address of last known employer) directly from the State DWS (Department of Workforce Services) database.
On April 16, The National List of Attorneys published the paper on Debt Collection Laws in Wyoming, the last of our ambitious “50 White Papers in 50 Days” project. We actually published 52 papers in 52 working days, including Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A Bonus for our followers!
Wyoming has relatively low court costs. New court rules require cases under $50,000 to be brought to judgment in seven months.
In Wisconsin it is well settled that when a debtor makes a payment on a credit card, the payment not only tolls the statute of limitations, but also sets it running anew from the date on which the payment was made.
The office of the West Virginia Attorney General spends considerable resources targeting out-of-state creditors who attempt collection efforts within the state borders without proper licensing and bonding.
A potentially very significant case with regard to the collection of debt is presently pending before the Washington State Supreme Court.
Virginia does not impose special licensing or bonding requirements for collections entities, and doesn’t have any heavy or harsh regulatory or enforcement history.
There are few local statutes addressing the collection of debt in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Collection of consumer debts is addressed by the Territory’s prohibition on unfair trade practices, including deceptive and unconscionable trade practices
Vermont does not require creditors, collection agencies, debt buyers, or Vermont-licensed attorneys to be specially licensed, registered, or bonded in order to engage in debt collection.