How To Collect Money In Florida

How Do I Collect Money In Florida

Our clients call our Florida debt collection law firm asking to speak to our collection lawyer. They frequently ask the collection attorney how to collect money owed in Florida. If you are looking for a Florida collection attorney to assist your company collect past due account receivable, our Florida debt recovery law firm would be happy to answer your questions. Florida Law has several nuances when it pertains to collecting money.  Our website has many articles on Florida debt collection to assist our clients and help advise our debt recovery clients on how to collect their money.

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Collection Law Firm in Florida

How to Collect on Florida Judgments

A very common topic that our Florida debt recovery clients asks is how do I collect a Florida Judgment. Post judgment collection in Florida has several different options for our debt collection law firm clients to consider. Our law firm’s collection attorney will explore several different options that may be available to assist locate assets that can be seized to satisfy in whole or in part a Florida Judgment.  Every debt collection case in Florida has its own unique set of facts. What may prove a successful debt collection strategy in one case, may not prove to be a successful debt recovery strategy in Florida in another collection case.

Florida Debt Collection Law Firm

Our Florida debt collection law firm has represented most industries in attempting to collect on past due accounts. How to collect money in Florida varies on the type of business and the type of debt owed. Our Florida collection lawyer will ask you questions about your company’s internal debt collection procedures.  We will work hard to understand your individual business needs when attempting to collect on the past due account receivable placed for collection with our Florida collection law firm. We welcome speaking to you on how our Florida debt collection lawyer can assist you or your company collect more  past due accounts owed

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Collection Law Firm in Palm Beach County Florida

Florida collection attorney will be attending the South Palm Beach County Bar Association  57th Annual Installation Gala at the Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton Florida. Our debt collection law firm has been providing debt collection legal services to clients in Florida since 2004. Our collection lawyer has thirty years of legal experience and he prides himself in offering companies seeking alternative ways of attempting to collect past due debt.  The South Palm Beach County, Florida Bar Association   has some of the top lawyers in the county as members. Our collection attorney is often asked for his advice from these Florida lawyers on how to help collect on some their law firm’s debt  collection matters.

Collection Law Firms in Florida

Florida Debt Collection Law Firm

Lawyer Who Collects Debt in Florida

Obtaining a judgment in Florida is only the first step when trying to recover past due accounts.  Our collection lawyer will explain to our law firm’s clients that there are several ways to uncover assets and collect on past due accounts.  The collection attorney has been using charging liens to attach the interest of officers, directors and members of Florida entities.  There are other post judgment methods that will be presented by our Florida collection attorney and will explained to our Florid debt recovery law firm’s clients.

Florida  Collection Attorney Who Helps Recover Bad Debt

When you call our law firm in Florida that collects past due debt, our collection attorney will learn more about your company’s account receivable practice and procedure with the goal of helping your company reduce the amount of bad debt it has on the company books. Our collection lawyer will take the time to help shape your company’s internal debt collection policies and procedures. We are happy to assist all our Florida clients with their debt recovery and credit and collection needs.

Florida Debt Collection Attorney Services

Florida Debt Collection Law Firm

When your company is looking to collect past due accounts, it can consider using a Florida debt collection agency or a Florida debt collection law firm.  A collection agency in Florida is only able to send collection letters and make debt collection calls. Using a Florida collection attorney puts the additional power of using a law firm that will be able to start suit to attempt to collect the past due account receivable.  The Florida collection lawyer would file a debt collection lawsuit and then prepare a summons to serve the debtor. Once a debtor receives a debt collection lawsuit prepared by a Florida debt collection law firm and signed by a collection lawyer, your customer knows that they will need to address the past due account.

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Florida Collection Law Firm

When you call our Florida collection law firm, ask to speak to our collection attorney. Together we will review your company’s credit and collection policy and procedure. The first step is to recognize that being proactive in your company’s internal collection efforts can reduce the number of delinquent invoices. The Florida collection lawyer will explain,  despite your company’s best efforts on collecting on past due invoices, there will always be accounts that should be turned over to a Florida debt collection law firm.  Our collection attorney will explain our debt recovery firm’s procedures, so your company is comfortable working with our collection lawyers.

Collection Law Firm In Florida

Our Florida debt collection law firm helps other attorneys throughout the State of Florida collect the Judgments they have obtained for their clients. Our Florida collection attorney has lectured throughout Florida helping other attorneys understand how to use advance debt collection tools available once a judgment is obtained. Our collection attorney looks at different ways to impose personal liability on officers of companies when the company has not paid for goods or services your company has provided. Call our debt collection law firm and ask to speak to our Florida debt collection attorney to discuss your company’s various debt collection options.

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Florida Debt Collection Law Firm Helps Collect Money

Our Florida collection attorney receives several e-mails and phone calls a week from potential clients who are looking for a law firm in Florida that can help them collect money. Sometimes the nature of the debt collection matter is  money loaned pursuant to a promissory note, money owed for goods or services provided or many people call our debt collection law firm for advice on how to collect on a Florida judgment.  Our Florida collection lawyer recognizes that no two debt recovery matters are exactly the same and looks for different solutions for each of the law firm’s  clients who call seeking help with collecting their money.

Collection Law Firms in Florida

Florida Debt Collection Law Firm

Collecting money is not easy is Florida.  Florida is a very debtor friendly state that offers debtors many exemptions from levy and garnishment. It is important that you speak to a lawyer in a Florida debt collection law firm to explore your options when attempting to collect money from your customer. Our Florida collection attorney will be able to discuss how our Florida debt collection law firm can implement several different debt collection strategies that may be able to impose personal liability on the officers and directors of companies if there is fraudulent activity.

Florida Collection Lawyer Can Help Your Company Collect Account Receivable

Our collection attorney will speak to you about helping your company establish a more effective credit and collection strategy.  It is important for your company to stay on top of its account receivable early on. Our collection attorney will speak to you about your company’s internal debt collection procedures to help your company collect more of its money. Feel free to discuss with our Florida collection attorney how our debt collection law firm can help your company be more successful in collecting outstanding invoices.

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Mediating Florida Debt Collection Cases

Florida Collection attorney, Stephen Gebeloff, will be forming a mediation group located in Boca Raton, Florida and serving Martin, Palm Beach, Broward and Miami – Dade County Florida.  Mediation is required for all cases before a Court will hear the case for trial. Without a mediation program, the Florida Courts would be not able to handle the volume of civil cases that are filed every year. Mr. Gebeloff believes with his twenty-five years practicing creditors’ rights, he will be able to offer his vast insight into the issues that arise is a debt collection litigation to the parties, to help them achieve an amicable resolution to their debt collection dispute.

Collection Lawyer Stephen Gebeloff

Mediator – Collection Attorney Stephen B. Gebeloff

Mediating  Debt Collection Cases is Cost Effective

Once a debt collection attorney files a lawsuit to collect on past due account receivable, either the debtor will default, if they did not file an answer to the summons and complaint, contact the collection attorney to set up a payment plan or offer some other lump-sum settlement or  the mater becomes contested and litigation ensues.  Mediation of a debt collection matter early on can help the parties identify the issues and hopefully reach an amicable solution to their dispute before both sides spend more time, money and other resources.

Mediate Debt Collection Cases

Our Florida debt collection firm has viewed mediation as a very valuable tool for our collection law clients.  Mr. Gebeloff is certified by the Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit Civil Mediator.  He is confident that he will be able to make an impact and assist other debt collection attorneys in the State of Florida help reach common ground and resolve their contested Florida collection matters.  We will be establishing  a link on our Florida collection attorney web site shortly where you will be able to learn more about our Florida Debt Collection Mediation Services.

Florida Debt Collection Law Firm

Florida Debt Collection Law Firm

If you are looking for a Florida debt collection law firm, we believe that your company should consider entrusting the Gebeloff Law Group with your debt collection cases. The collection attorney at the Gebeloff Law Group has been associated with debt collection law firms for over twenty-five (25) years. What sets our debt collection law firm and collection lawyer apart, is that we are always looking for alternative ways of asserting claims in the debt collection case. Our collection attorney looks to impose personal liability, when justified, against officers of a debtor company.  Most other Florida debt collection law firms will not take this extra step in a debt collection case because of the contingent upon collection fee structure.

Law Firm That Collects Debt in Florida

When you call our Florida debt collection law firm, ask to speak to our Florida debt collection attorney. Together your collection matter will be reviewed, and a collection strategy will be discussed. No two debt recovery cases are the same. Our collection lawyer will go over the various scenarios that can play out during the life of the debt collection litigation. We will discuss first the debt collection law suit and what happens once the debtor is served with a summons.

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Florida Debt Collection Law Firm

Entrust the Gebeloff Law Group for your Debt Collection Needs

We will be happy to discuss your company’s credit and collection procedures. Our collection lawyer will offer advise on how to tighten up your credit department and keep bad account receivable at a minimum. Feel free to download our free e-book on collecting account receivable. We look forward to working with your company  to assist with its Florida debt collection needs.

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Florida Judgment Liens

When a certified copy of a judgment is recorded in a Florida County, it creates a lien against real property located within the County.  Our Florida collection attorney has written articles before, however, reminding creditors that Florida has very stringent homestead protection. Our Florida debt collection firm has several active debt collection cases where our collection attorney is attempting to have the court find the equitable exceptions to Florida homestead. If you are attempting to collect money from a debtor in Florida and you believe that the debtor may have  a homestead, speak to our Florida collection lawyer and discuss if there is the possibility of piercing the Florida homestead protection.

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Florida Judgments Are Valid for Twenty Years

Florida Statute 55.081  provides that judgments shall act as  a lien against both real and personal property in Florida for no more than 20 years.  Our Florida collection attorney reminds creditors, however, that a certified copy of the judgment must be recorded in the county of the debtor’s residence to perfect the lien. The lien after recorded is valid for ten years and is able to be renewed one time, to extend the lien for  the twenty year life of the judgment.  Creditors should be mindful that to acquire priority against  personal property of a debtor, a judgment lien certificate  must be filed with the Florida  Department of State. Judgment Lien Certificates a re valid for 5 years and are able to be renewed for an additional 5 years.  Florida Statute 55.204 . Our Florida collection attorney can still proceed to execute on personal property if a Judgment Lien Certificate is not acquire. The caveat is that if there are other creditors who have recorded their judgment Lien Certificate, their judgments must be satisfied before your judgment upon execution by the sheriff.

Florida Debt Collection Law Firm and Collection Attorneys

Our Florida debt collection law firm welcomes your inquiries to see if we will be able to assist you in collecting on your Florida Judgments. Our collection lawyer explains, getting a judgment is usually the easy part. How you collect your Florida Judgment can sometimes be difficult. Please call our Florida debt recovery law firm and ask t speak to one of our collection attorneys to devise a  debt collection strategy.

 

Equitable Lien – Florida Collection Law

Equitable Liens in Florida Debt Collection Case

An Equitable Lien is one possible factor to defeat homestead protection on Florida real property.  Florida has very stringent homestead laws protecting debtors from having to sell their home, to satisfy a judgment held by a creditor.  Our Florida collection attorney, Stephen Gebeloff,  has been concentrating the firm’s debt collection  practice on assisting creditors pierce Florida’s homestead protection. There are several other factors in the debt collection process, that may be uncovered, that could allow our Florida collection lawyer to consider the appropriate motion for the Court to consider equitable principles which may fall under several exceptions to Florida’s home stead protection.

Collection Law Firms in Florida

Florida Debt Collection Law Firm

 Law Firm in Florida to Collect Money

Our Florida Law Firm focuses its practice on assisting companies collect money from other companies and/or individuals that may owe money.  Our Florida collection lawyer recognizes that Florida is one of the most debtor friendly states in the United States. Our Florida collection attorney has devised collection strategies to pursue some of the toughest debt collection cases presented.  The Gebeloff Law Group, Debt Collection Law firm, recognizes that there are alternative ways to collect from individuals who used their corporations to attempt to shield the individual from liability for paying for your company’s account receivable. By recognizing that fraud may be a factor, our collection attorney is able to assert individual liability for the debt in a debt collection lawsuit.

How to Collect Money in Florida

There are collection agencies in Florida and other debt collection law firms. We have spoken in the past about the difference between a debt collection lawyer, a collection law firm and Florida collection agency. We would ask that you call our Florida debt collection law firm. Ask to speak our lawyer to discuss different collection strategies that can be put in place to assist your company collect past due accounts.

Florida Statute of Limitations when Collecting Debt

Collecting Debt in Florida – What is the Statute of Limitations

Statute of limitations on debt collection cases in Florida are five years for written contracts and four years for oral contracts. Many collection cases presented to our Florida debt collection law firm relate to goods sold and services delivered. When an account receivable is placed for collection relating to goods sold and delivered the statute of limitations is four years.  Our debt collection attorney will confirm to you that when attempting collection of account receivable, the earlier you place your claim with our Florida debt collection law firm or with a commercial collection agency for that matter, the odds of being able to collect your money increase.

Call Our Florida Debt Collection Attorney

Our Florida collection law firm hands commercial collection accounts. Our Florida collection lawyer will send a written demand letter to your customer demanding payment for the products your company has delivered for their services your company has provided but has not been paid.  If the demand letter from the collection attorney does not secure payment of the account, our collection law firm would then be able to bring a law suit to collect the past due account.  A collection agency is not licensed to practice debt collection law and therefore must send the account to a Florida collection attorney, if the collection agency is unable to collect the past due receivable.

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Florida Collection Attorney and Florida Debt Collection Law Firm

We welcome your company calling our debt collection law firm. Ask to speak to our Florida collection attorney about different collection strategies that might be just right for your company. When you work with our Florida collection law firm and collection lawyer, you will be assured that an effective debt collection strategy will be implemented to help maximize your recovery of past due Florida account receivable.

Find A Florida Collection Attorney

Looking For a Florida Collection Attorney

If you are looking to find a collection attorney in Florida, our collection lawyer welcomes your call to discuss your company’s debt collection needs. There are many collection attorneys who practice in creditors’ rights in Florida. What sets our collection law firm apart from other attorneys who practice debt collection, is our approach to finding solutions to the toughest debt collection cases.

Collection Lawyer Stephen Gebeloff

Collection Attorney Stephen B. Gebeloff

Florida Debt Collection Attorneys Help Collect Past Due Accounts

Placing an account for collection is the first step in helping your company attempt recover of money owed on account. Our collection law firm will send out a letter to your customer that owes your company money demanding that payment be made, or possible legal action may ensue to further the debt recovery process. In previous blog posts we have discussed the difference between using a commercial collection agency to send demand letters for payment versus hiring a debt collection law firm.

Sending Collection Letters From a Florida Debt Collection Law Firm

When retaining a debt collection firm in Florida to help your company recover money, ask the firm to let you speak directly to their Florida collection attorney. Our Florida collection attorney will work with your company to devise a debt collection strategy that is tailored for your business debt collection needs.

Speak to our  Florida Collection Lawyer

When you call our Florida debt collection law firm, we strive to give each customer individual attention. Our Florida collection lawyer recognizes that no two debt collection matters are the same.  Our Florida collection attorney will egt to know your specific debt collection methods and make suggestions on how  to  better utilize better internal debt collection  procedures to cut down on the amount of delinquent account receivable. Our Florida collection law firm looks forward to assisting your company recover past due accounts that your company thought could never be collected.