When determining how to help clients sued by creditors in District Court, consider whether they are judgment proof, pre- or post-judgment, and have any meritorious defenses. The below chart provides suggestions from experienced volunteers for next steps. Also consider your client’s financial situation and debt load; if bankruptcy is an option, it could eliminate the need to fight multiple court battles or maintain permanent vigilance for garnishment notices. Read More>>

Submitted by Martha Delaney  

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