Georgia Credit Lawsuits

Information about credit card and other debt collection lawsuits in Georgia

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The burden of proof in a Georgia credit card lawsuit

Debt collectors have the burden to prove they own the debt This is a simple matter if the debt collector is the original creditor. If you had an American Express or Discover Card, for example, and it is American Express or Discovery that is suing you, then it is pretty clear who owns the alleged […]

The three basic stages of a credit card lawsuit

Georgia credit card lawsuits go through three basic stages Every Georgia credit card lawsuit has three basic stages: Pleadings. Discovery and Motions. Trial. Not all credit card lawsuits make it to each of these stages. If a defendant never files an answer, or a plaintiff does not file a proper complaint, then the lawsuit may […]

Deadlines for answering a Georgia credit card lawsuit

30-Day Deadline to File Your Answer You have 30 days to file what is called an Answer once you have been served with a lawsuit in Georgia. If the 30-day period ends on a weekend or holiday, then you must file your Answer on the next day court is open. File Your Answer With the […]

Defending against credit card lawsuits

Debtors Have Rights Too I represent people who have been sued over credit card debt. These lawsuits may be by the original credit card or a third-party debt collector. People sued over debt deserve to be protected by the law just as much as the creditors suing them for unpaid bills. Unfortunately, I often see […]