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Debt Collection, Garnishment, Repossession

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This section has information about Debt Collection, Garnishment and Repossession in Oklahoma.

  • Debt Collection

    General information on debt collection. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Debt Strategies - All Debts are NOT the Same

    Setting priorities means making tough choices. BASICS first means shelter, food and clothing. If you have cut your budget down to just but the basics, but still can't afford to pay all your debts-which debts do you pay first? Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Stop or Lower a Garnishment

    Are your wages or bank accounts are being garnished? You can use this online program to create the forms you need to ask the court for an exemption from the garnishment. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Debt Collection Defenses - Social Security benefits

    When you are sued for collection of a debt, do not ignore the court papers! Talk to a lawyer, you may have a defense! Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Is Bankruptcy the Answer?

    FAQ provided by the Oklahoma Bar Association. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Old Debts - Can they be collected?

    Everything EXCEPT child support, tax debts and student loans-they all have their own set of special rules! Collectors depend on your lack of information about the law and not asking enough questions! Please talk to a lawyer about collection problems - a lawyer can tell you if you have a defense or when you may be giving up a legitimate defense to a collection action. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Zombie Debt Collection (Old Debts)

    Zombie Debts are old debts that buyers try to bring back to life. Collectors have a lot of tricks to get you to part with your money. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • How Do I Fix My Credit Report

    As a rule, it is a good idea to get a copy of your credit report at least once a year to make sure that it is correct. If there are mistakes, here's how to fix them. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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  • What is Bankruptcy?

    General information about bankruptcy chapters Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Banned Debt Collectors - FTC's new Hall of Shame

    The FTC has been cracking down on illegal debt collection practices and in 2014 banned 47 companies and individuals from the debt collection business. Content Detail

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    Federal Trade Commission
  • Asset Hearing

    General information on Asset Hearings. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Bankruptcy

    General information on the different types of bankruptcy relief available to individuals. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Do You Owe Money to the IRS?

    The vast majority of Americans get a tax refund from the IRS each spring, but what do you do if you are one of those who have received a tax bill? What do you do if you owe money to the IRS and can’t pay? Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • Bankruptcy FAQ (Chapter 7 & 13)

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy; what you need to know. Content Detail

    By:
    Nolo Plain English Law Centers
  • Identity Theft & Financial Fraud in the Southwest

    Victims Initiative for Counseling, Advocacy, and Restoration. Victims' Toolkit for steps to take, advocacy and legal assistance. Read More

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    VICARS