Burt and Associates is a Collection Agency that specializes in Commercial Collections with coverage for Georgia.
Atlanta | Augusta | Columbus | Savannah | Athens | Macon
How to get Started:
Contact us to speak with a New Account Information Representative. We will discuss your overdue accounts in detail. After thorough debtor investigation, we will tell you which accounts show promise of collecting (there may be conditions, such as bankruptcy, which have voided the debt). We will also suggest which accounts may be better handled in house.
Contact Burt & Associates
- Toll free: 1-877-740-7839
- Fill out our Contact Form on line
- For a Free Quote, fill our Get Quote Form on line
With the improving economy, Burt and Associates may be able to help collect debts which were previously uncollectable. Some debtors are in a better financial position than they have been in years – all the more reason for you to collect the money owed to you.
Atlanta Collection Laws
We hope that this information on Atlanta Collection Agencies assists you. The following is a summary of the Atlanta Collection Laws. The information here may not be 100% accurate and should not to be construed as legal advise.
- Atlanta Collection Laws Interest RateLegal: 7%Judgment: 12%Commercial Accounts: 18%
- Atlanta Collection Laws Statute Of Limitations(Years)Open account: 4Written Contract: 6Domestic Judgment: 7Foreign Judgment: 5
- Atlanta Collection Laws Bad Check Laws(NSF) (Civil Penalty)After 10 day written demand double damages up to $500 and service charge of $20 or 5%, whichever is greater
- Atlanta Collection Laws General Garnishment ExemptionsSee federal law. City, County & State employees may be garnished
Debt Collection News
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- January 31, 2017
West Virginia RecordFayette County consumer alleges debt collector violated law
West Virginia Record
Reginald Dodd filed a complaint Jan. 10 in Fayette Circuit Court against Credit Control Services Inc., alleging the debt collector violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. According to the complaint, as a result of defendant's ...
- January 25, 2017
USA TODAYIn debt and afraid: dealing with debt collectors
It's a scary place to be — in debt and afraid. A new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report found that more than one in four consumers felt threatened when contacted by debt collectors. The first-ever national survey of consumer experiences with ...
CFPB Report Provides Further Insight Into Forthcoming Debt Collection Regulations
CFPB Releases Findings From Its Debt Collection Survey
How to keep debt collectors honest
- January 31, 2017Federal taxes past due? A debt collector may be calling
Chi Chi Wu an attorney with the National Consumer Law Center told U.S.A. today “The IRS' hand was forced by Congress.” The move comes to get uncollected funds with 25 percent going to the collection agencies, 25 percent to the IRS and the remaining ...
- January 30, 2017Debt-collection executive Wolfe to plead guilty to fraud charges
Indianapolis Business Journal
Todd Wolfe, who was indicted on federal fraud charges in 2015 following the collapse of Fishers collection agency Deca Financial Services LLC, has agreed to plead guilty to two of the four charges against him. Wolfe has agreed to plead guilty to one ...
- January 24, 2017
ProPublicaIn Nebraska, New Bill Proposes Protections Against Rampant Debt Collection
“Right now, working class folks in particular are not on a level playing field and are at the mercy of predatory debt collectors,” said state Sen. Adam Morfeld, a Democrat who cited ProPublica's investigation as a key inspiration for the proposed reforms.