The recent economic downturn has had numerous effects on individuals and business across the country, including increased bankruptcy claims and home foreclosures. Given the loss of jobs and burgeoning debt, many individuals have also found themselves unable to pay credit card bills, student loans and other financial obligations and debts. For attorneys, this has placed an increased importance on being able to locate assets and then being able to (legally) collect on debts owed.
“The judgment is not worth the paper it is printed on.”
If you need to brush up on the law regarding collections, then join Florida attorney Charles B. Jimerson as he provides numerous practice points on how to best (and legally) collect debts owed. This CLE course focuses on four main areas: locating assets both pre-suit & post judgment, tested methods that work for collecting the judgment, essential bankruptcy issues impacting collections law and ensuring compliance with the Fair Debt Collections Protection Act (FDCPA). To access the course please click here: Collections Law.
Further topics addressed by Mr. Jimerson include:
- Information used to locate assets
- Locating records
- Using websites & social media to find information about assets
- Third party subpoenas
- Using depositions in aid of executions
- Bank & wage garnishment
- Property execution
- Common bankruptcy terms
- Filing bankruptcy claims
- The purpose of the FDCPA
- Parties covered by the FDCPA
- Prohibited & required conduct under the FDCPA
- Enforcement of the FDCPA
Charles B. Jimerson founded Jimerson & Cobb and continues to lead the business litigation practice. Mr. Jimerson represents corporations, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, and small & mid-size businesses in business litigation matters ranging from commercial collections, contract disputes and business torts to real estate, bankruptcy, construction and foreclosure proceedings. Focusing his practice on bankruptcy law, commercial litigation, creditor’s rights and collections & construction law, Mr. Jimerson has experience in all stages of litigation – including alternative dispute resolution, negotiation of settlement and litigation of multifaceted commercial matters up through and including trial.
This CLE course on collections law is currently accredited in the following states:
- Alaska (AK)
- Arizona (AZ)
- California (CA)
- Connecticut (CT)
- District of Columbia (DC)
- Illinois (IL)
- Maryland (MD)
- Massachusetts (MA)
- Michigan (MI)
- New Jersey (NJ)
- New York (NY)
- Pennsylvania (PA)
- South Dakota (SD)
Attorney Credits offers continuing legal education (CLE) for attorneys in Illinois and around the country. For more information about CLE in Illinois please click the following link: IL CLE.