We may be past the worst days of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the financial hardships that it has caused for so many Ohioans continue. Debt collections after COVID-19 in Ohio are in full force for some. While some COVID-19 debt collection restrictions are still in place, others have subsided. If you are in debt and are facing creditors, know that you still have rights, options, and protections. When dealing with debt collections, be sure to understand your options. Recovering from the financial... CONTINUE READING
Imagine walking to the mailbox to collect your mail, and there’s a fat envelope with debt lawsuit papers inside. You're shocked, scared, and overwhelmed — now what? If you’ve been sued for a debt, you probably have many questions, and at Fesenmyer Cousino Weinzimmer, we have answers about how to stop a debt collection lawsuit. We represent people just like you who are facing constant notices and even sued by creditors or threatened with... CONTINUE READING
In uncertain times, a person can become overwhelmed by debt and default on their payments. This is especially true if you face unexpected circumstances like job loss, natural disaster, or a devastating medical diagnosis. So you may be asking yourself, “How long can a debt collector legally pursue old debt?” The statute of limitations on debt in Ohio is six years. After six years, a debt collector cannot take legal action against you to recover old debt. Debt that is p... CONTINUE READING
Financial difficulties have been affecting people more and more, and that includes senior citizens. The need for elderly credit card debt relief is growing. When you look at the statistics, that’s no surprise. Nearly 4 million adults aged 65 and older had unpaid medical bills in 2020, according...