Thursday Night Live - Weekly Discussion on Defending Debt Collection Lawsuits, Bankruptcy, and More. | Summary and Q&A

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October 22, 2021
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Thursday Night Live - Weekly Discussion on Defending Debt Collection Lawsuits, Bankruptcy, and More.

TL;DR

A lawyer discusses debt collection lawsuits, bankruptcy, and answers viewer questions related to consumer law.

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Key Insights

  • ๐Ÿซต The livestream addresses debt collection lawsuits, bankruptcy, and offers insights and advice to viewers.
  • ๐Ÿค— Settlement discussions are advantageous because they are not admissible in court, allowing for open negotiation.
  • โ‰๏ธ Challenging evidence, such as generic spreadsheets, can be done in court to question its authenticity.
  • ๐Ÿ‘ฎ The opening of a Facebook group provides a platform for sharing ideas and support regarding consumer law issues.
  • โ“ Financial problems can happen to anyone, and judgment should be avoided when discussing financial issues.
  • ๐Ÿคจ The importance of knowing your documents and raising objections to irregularities in evidence is emphasized.
  • ๐Ÿฅณ Self-represented individuals may be contacted directly by the opposing party for necessary communication during the lawsuit.

Transcript

hey everybody welcome to thursday night um i am back here on the youtube channel the consumer warrior youtube channel uh glad to be back sorry i missed last week but uh each and every thursday night i try to be here to answer questions have discussions about defending debt collection lawsuits particularly those by junk debt buyers like portfolio re... Read More

Questions & Answers

Q: Can I call the lawyer suing me for debt and try to settle before going to court in Maine?

Yes, reaching out to discuss settlement is not harmful and settlement discussions are not admissible in court. Just ensure the statute of limitations is not an issue.

Q: Can I challenge generic spreadsheets provided by a junk debt buyer in court?

Yes, you can challenge any evidence presented in court. Generic spreadsheets can be objected to on the grounds of foundation and authentication.

Q: Can the petitioner's law firm contact me after I filed a response to a lawsuit?

If you are representing yourself, they can contact you directly. They may be reaching out for necessary communication or to discuss settlement.

Q: Is it advisable to litigate a debt collection lawsuit to improve chances of settlement?

Litigating a lawsuit can sometimes put you in a better position for settlement, but if you want a quick resolution, settling early may be more beneficial.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • The video is a livestream where the host discusses defending debt collection lawsuits, bankruptcy, and related topics.

  • The host announces the opening of a private Facebook group for anyone interested in sharing ideas and discussing consumer law issues.

  • The host addresses a viewer question about settling a debt with a junk debt collector, emphasizing that settlement discussions are not admissible in court and can be beneficial.

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