Debt Collection Defense (On-Demand)

$169.00

This course provides an overview of defending consumer debt collection cases. In today’s tough economy, many people find themselves facing collection actions and lawsuits to collect on defaulted debt. It is critical to understand your client’s rights and steps to take to protect their assets. The program will explore various issues including proper service, statute of limitations, chain of title as well as counterclaims for violation of state and federal law.

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Event Details

Course Type

Original Date Of Course

Course Instructor

Natalie Jean-Baptiste, Esq.

General Credits

2

Course Description

This course provides an overview of defending consumer debt collection cases. In today’s tough economy, many people find themselves facing collection actions and lawsuits to collect on defaulted debt. It is critical to understand your client’s rights and steps to take to protect their assets. The program will explore various issues including proper service, statute of limitations, chain of title as well as counterclaims for violation of state and federal law.

Principles

  • Identify available defenses
  • Understand counterclaims and FDCPA violations
  • Understand how to conduct discovery
  • Strategies for successful settlement negotiations

Syllabus

  1. Common Defenses
  2. Chain of Title
  3. Business Records & Hearsay
  4. Bankruptcy
  5. FDCPA Violations & Remedies
  6. Settlement Considerations

Instructor

Natalie Jean-Baptiste, Esq.