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Substantive Defenses to Consumer Debt Collection Suits

Date: 
02/24/2010
Author: 
NCLC, LSC, VLP, BBA

Extensive materials from a training on defending debt collection suits.  Topics covered include: 

  • Interviewing clients and evaluating cases
  • Collection case procedures in district court
  • Supplementary process

The training was presented by the National Consumer Law Center, Wilmer Hale Legal Services Center, Senior Partners for Justice/Volunteer Lawyers Project and the Boston Bar Association.

Note that the attached materials, which include an overview of the law as well as forms and sample pleadings, are very large, and may take some time to download.

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