maybe I should have gone to judge judy like my grandmother suggested...
July 9, 2009 2:25 PM Subscribe
Looking to collection on a small claims court debt. Are there collection agencies or settlement advance places that work with smaller amounts?
posted by Kellydamnit to Work & Money (4 answers total)
I was scammed on a used car, turns out the old owner owed on it and it was repossessed. I've already filed in small claims court, but don't have high hopes of seeing the money from him, although I do think the odds are more than in my favor of winning. (and the lawyer in my family I hit up for not legally binding advice said as much)
Are there collection agencies that will deal in smaller amounts from individuals (as opposed to corporations), or those advance lawsuit settlement places? I know there will be a fee, but I'd rather deal with that than chase after this scumbag.
The total isn't a lot to some people, I'm sure, but for me it's substantial. I'm on unemployment, so it's almost fifteen percent of my annual income at the moment. I'd rather not just write it off as a bad debt.
Sorry if this was a duplicate. I did search, but all I could see were articles about the other side of collection agencies.