Attorneys in this practice area assist clients in following the proper procedures when collecting debts, especially in view of the ramifications of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Other aspects of collections include—
- Foreclosure of mortgages.
- Repossession or detinue of personal property, such as an automobile or boat.
- Execution of judgments, including court-ordered seizures and sales of property.
- Garnishment of money in the possession of a third party, usually wages or accounts receivable.
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