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.

Debt Recovery Firm in Florida

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

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.

Collecting Money Owed Your Company

Collecting Money Owed To Your Company With A Florida Collection Lawyer

Our Florida debt collection law firm has experience in collecting past due account receivable owed to your company. Collecting money from companies that owe your company money can be frustrating.  In today’s economy, many businesses are struggling with cash flow which results in paying their vendors on a timely basis. Debt collection hopefully is the last resort for your company and your company has a good internal credit and collection practice in place.   Our collection attorney has authored a book to assist companies set up internal credit and collection practices.  Click here to get your free copy of this informative Ebook on debt collection.

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Debt Collection Law Firm  – Debt Collection Attorneys

Our collection lawyer has explained before the difference between a commercial collection agency and using a debt collection law firm to assist your company recover bad debt. Collection agencies do have a purpose. However, a collection agency is limited in collecting past due accounts in that they have to   rely on sending demand letters for payment and/or make a series of collection phone calls. A debt collection law firm uses collection attorneys and debt collection lawyers to not only send demand letters for payment of money due and owing, but the collection lawyer is able to file a lawsuit to collect on the past due account if collection letters and debt collection phone calls to not lead to the recovery of your money.

Our Florida collection lawyers also concentrate on collecting on judgments. Once a judgment is obtained there are a variety of methods that our debt collection law firm can employ to try and discover assets.  Obtaining a judgment for money due your company is not necessarily difficult, it is collecting on the judgment and getting you company paid the money  it is owed that  sometimes takes the right skill and finesse  to liquidate the judgment  so that your company collects the money it is owed

Debt Collection Policies

Debt Collection Policies

Having debt collection policies in place will assist a debt collection attorney when you need to hire a debt collection law firm to collect your money

Keeping copies of your customer’s checks can be very helpful to 0ur debt collection law firm after judgment is obtained. Our collection attorneys will ask our clients after a judgment is obtained if they have any information to assist our debt collection law firm garnish or attach assets.   Sometimes a debtor is unaware that once a judgment is obtained a debt collection attorney can issue a writ of garnishment and serve the writ on a bank. Our  debt collection law firm has found that many times the debtor is using the same bank account and may have some or all of the funds in the account necessary to satisfy the judgment.

Collecting your money

Guide to Internal Collection Procedures

When setting up a credit and collection policy for your company your employees should be mindful that one day your customer may stop paying their invoices and your company may have to engage a collection attorney to help your company collect your money. Our debt collection law firm has been assisting companies   with their debt collection policies and procedure. Some companies have credit applications but, surprisingly a lot of our clients learn the hard way once one of their customers stops paying. Having a credit application helps our collection attorneys not only find post judgment assets but, gives our collection lawyers   a better chance of locating the principals of a debtor corporation in the event your customer closes its doors. Our debt collection law firm will also suggest adding an attorney fee provision to the credit application, if there is not already one in place. Without that provision, in some states, you will not be able to recover the fees paid to your collection attorney from your customer.

 

Our debt collection law firm uses all information available to it to determine if there is a possible successor company that may be liable for the debt. Our debt collection lawyers will also explore the possibility that there may be personal liability of an officer for transferring assets. We invite you to call our debt collection law firm to speak to one of debt collection attorneys about your credit and collection policies. Our collection lawyers will be happy to make suggestions to help tighten up the credit application so in the event it becomes necessary to start a lawsuit to recover your money, the chances for successfully recovering your company’s money will be increased

 

Collection Law Firms Post -Judgment Discovery

Collection Law Firms Ensure Debtor Compliance with Discovery in a Debt Collection Matter

After a judgment is obtained in a debt collection case, the Court typically orders that the debtor be required to answer post-judgment discovery. Our collection lawyers can either take the deposition of the debtor or prepare interrogatories to assist our collection law firm discover assets in the debt collection matter. Depending on the balance of money owed to our client, our collection attorney will recommend which is the most cost effective way to proceed.
Our collection attorneys are able to compel the debtor in a debt collection matter to make a full financial disclosure of its assets. If the debtor does not comply our collection lawyer will petition the Court to have the debtor appear for the Judge and explain why the debtor has not provided the required financial disclosure. Once there is a disclosure our collection law firm will discuss with the creditor the best way to attach assets.

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Our collection attorney always asks a client if they have any bank account information from past business transactions with the debtor. The debtor may be using the same bank account. Our collection lawyer will then have the Court issue a writ of garnishment. The writ of garnishment is then served on the bank. If the debtor still maintains accounts, the bank will notify our debt collection law firm. Then after 30 days, our collection lawyers will petition the court to then turn over the funds being held by the bank to our attorney trust account on behalf of our clients.
Our collection law firm would be happy to discuss post judgment collection strategies and or debt collection strategies with you. Please feel free to contact our collection law firm and speak to our debt collection attorneys. Our debt recovery firm would be happy to devise a collection strategy that is just right for your company.
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Florida Post Judgment Discovery

In Florida, after a creditor obtains a judgment it can serve post judgment interrogatories in aide-of-execution or choose to subpoena an officer or the person with the most knowledge of the debtor’s finances for  deposition. Depending on the size of the collection matter it may be more cost effective to first send interrogatories. In either case the debtor must provide a full disclosure of its assets including, but not limited to, its bank accounts, automobiles, equipment and or other real and personal property. In Florida if the debtor does not comply with post judgment discovery, a Writ for the Bodily Attachment may be issued by a Florida Judge.

Once the creditor has a full understanding of the debtor’s assets, a determination can be made as to whether or not it would be costs effective to pursue its Florida Collection matter further.

Contact Stephen B. Gebeloff, P.A., Collection Law Firm at (561) 953-4600 or email Mr. Gebeloff steve@gebelofflaw.com to discuss your post judgment debt collection needs.