What Happens If You Are Sued by a Debt Collector?

News Story (Illinois, NATIONAL)

Ann Carrns
New York Times (NYT)
May 8, 2020
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Pew report: "How Debt Collectors Are Transforming the Business of State Courts"

Tags: Consumer Protection, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Debt Collection

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid Chicago, Pew Charitable Trusts – Civil Legal System Modernization project


A new study by the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Civil Legal System Modernization project says the lawsuits were already the most common civil cases in many states.  Now, because of the pandemic, even more people are in financial trouble.