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Defending Junk-Debt-Buyer Lawsuits

By Peter A. Holland

The avalanche of lawsuits filed by junk-debt buyers has been a burden on consumers and the courts alike. Many defendants facing these cases do not have the benefit of counsel. Legal aid attorneys who want to help low-income clients fight these cases are overwhelmed by the wealth backing the junk-debt industry. Understanding that industry and applying a few litigation pointers can turn any advocate into a secret weapon against unscrupulous debt buyers.

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