Flat Fee Debt Defense Attorney – Fight Debt Collection!
Note: I originally offered to be a debt defense attorney for a flat fee for residents of Hillsborough County, Florida ONLY. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, and the increase in virtual hearings, I am pleased to offer this service for a limited time throughout the state of Florida.
Have you been sued on a credit card debt in Florida? Has a Debt Buyer like Midland Funding or CACH LLC named you as a defendant in court? Are you receiving countless mailers from attorneys that are quoting you large fees to defend your case? If so, I am proud to be a flat fee debt defense attorney for Florida residents. In other words, If you have been served in a Debt Collection lawsuit, you can easily see my pricing:
|Debt/Lawsuit Amount||Payment Plan||Flat Fee|
|$0 – $1000||as low as $65/month||$650|
|$1,001 – $2,000||as low as $75/month||$750|
|$2,001 – $3,000||as low as $85/month||$850|
|$3,001 – $4,000||as low as $125/month||$1,250|
|$4,001 – $5,000||as low as $150/month||$1,500|
|$5,001 – $7,000||as low as $175/month||$1,750|
|$7,001 – $10,000||as low as $200/month||$2,000|
|$10,001 – $12,000||as low as $225/month||$2,250|
|$12,001 – $14,000||as low as $250/month||$2,500|
|$14,001 – $15,000||as low as $270/month||$2,700|
|$15,000 or over||Possibly||Possibly.|
In other words, we use the amount you are being sued for as our price. As a result, we are making it easier to retain counsel. If you are facing a debt collection lawsuit, live in Florida, and would like to be represented by competent counsel, we’re easy to reach. Simply give me a call at 813.502.6768, set up an appointment online, or fill out my contact form.
What is a flat fee debt defense attorney
The vast majority of credit card and debt buyer litigation is extremely similar with regard to the allegations in the complaint. Generally, the credit card company or the debt buyer allege that a statement was sent out and not objected to and this fact is conclusive with regard to proving the cause of action against you. Typically, this is framed as an account stated complaint and is filed in the County Court.
My flat fee pricing will work based on the amount alleged in that complaint. Let’s say you are being sued for $11,247.17 [a completely random number]. This number is what I am basing my flat fee on. Therefore, your flat fee to retain an attorney to defend your case is $2,250.00.
If you are facing a debt collection lawsuit, live in Florida, and would like to be represented an affordable debt defense attorney. Give me a call at 813.502.6768, set up an appointment online, or fill out my contact form.
I won’t stop there
For this flat fee, I’ll also be doing a number of things. First, I’ll be looking at your case and seeing if it is possible to file counter claims or other lawsuits against the debt buyer or credit card company (or its lawyers) under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act or the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act. Next, if they keep calling you after my firm files an appearance – I’ll look into whether or not you can sue them for violations of the Federal and State Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Finally, I’ll also look to see if they are reporting any inaccuracies on your credit. If they are – you can dispute them and, if they continue to report these, I’ll look into damages under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. If any claims exist, these can be taken on a contingency basis.
This can be tremendously helpful in finding ways to mitigate your damages. If the conduct is egregious enough, a successful case may even have the debt collector or debt buyer settling with you.
Why am I doing this
I am doing this because I am often seeing consumers railroaded through the county court by these debt buyers and by credit card companies. They will drag you into court, under the threat of trial, and manipulate you into payment plans for large amounts of money at the start. This is without disclosing any issues they may have in the case. Often times, the consumer is just taking their word that there is the ability to settle or that they do, in fact, have rights with regard to the debt.
I do this for three reasons. First, a strong offense can significantly increase your ability to work out a favorable settlement in your case; Second, because lawyers have gotten a bad reputation for just running up fees and not delivering results; Third, so that you have a voice in the court room that will tell your story if needed.
Whats the catch
Simply put, the pricing above is given for a newly filed case in Florida. There are a few exceptions: if you have a lawsuit outside of Hillsborough County, these rates will not apply; if your pre-trial conference has occurred, or you have been served in circuit court, these flat fee rates will not apply. Additionally, if you are set for trial, or have attended mediation, these rates will not apply. These rates are only for individuals that have just been served and are to appear at the pre-trial conference at a date in the future. Lastly, you must speak with an attorney at my office, sign a legal engagement letter, and pay your fee prior to my firm appearing in your case. Our representation will cover until trial, where a separate fee may be charged to try the case.
If you are facing a debt collection lawsuit, live in Florida, and would like to be represented by competent counsel. Give me a call at 813.502.6768, set up an appointment online, or fill out my contact form.
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