Burt and Associates is a Collection Agency that specializes in Commercial Collections with coverage for Texas.
Houston | Dallas | Fort Worth | Austin | San Antonio
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 and 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.
Houston Collection Laws
We hope that this information on Houston Collection Agencies assists you. The following is a summary of the Texas Collection Laws. The information here may not be 100% accurate and should not to be construed as legal advise.
- Houston Collection Laws Interest RateLegal: 6% with agreement can charge up to 18%. w/o agreement – statutory interest of 6% begins to run 30th day after becoming dueJudgment: 10%
- Houston Collection Laws Statute Of Limitations(Years)Open account
: 4 Written Contract: 4 Domestic Judgment: 10 (Renewable)Foreign Judgment: 10 (Renewable)
- Houston Collection Laws Bad Check Laws(NSF) (Civil Penalty)N/A
- Houston Collection Laws General Garnishment Exemptions100% of Wages
Debt Collection News
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- April 14, 2017
Arizona Daily StarUnwelcome house calls: Arizonans complain about medical debt collectors
Arizona Daily Star
If the health care providers cannot collect the debt, they may hire a collection agency to do so. If that agency is unsuccessful, the provider can then sell the debt to a third party for “pennies on the dollar,” said April Kuehnhoff, a staff attorney ...
10 things to know about healthcare collections and patient financial responsibility | 2017 - Becker's Hospital ReviewApril 27, 201710 things to know about healthcare collections and patient financial responsibility | 2017
Becker's Hospital Review
A study of complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found 63 percent of consumer complaints about medical debt collection claim the debt was never owed, was not verified debt or was previously paid or discharged through bankruptcy.
- April 19, 2017Report: Medical debt collections draw scrutiny
Routine medical bills can take months to sort out — particularly if a doctor, hospital or other medical service was not part of a consumer's health insurance network. It's even more challenging for consumers when bills are sent to medical-debt ...
- April 12, 2017
State PIRGsMedical Debt: You May Not Owe It
New York Times
The report, by the advocacy group United States Public Interest Research Group — better known as U.S. PIRG — and the Frontier Group, a left-leaning think tank, examined more than 17,000 publicly available complaints about medical debt collection ...
Medical Debt Malpractice
OSPIRG: Many victims of aggressive medical bill collectors
- April 18, 2017
AZCentral.comReport: Complaints mount against medical-debt collectors
A third consumer, a teacher, received multiple calls at work, home and on her cellphone over her son's $200 medical bill. When she asked the debt collector not to call her at work or her son while she investigated the four-year-old bill, the person ...
Report: Harassment, wrong idenity top medical debt collector complaints