Burt and Associates is a Collection Agency that specializes in Commercial Collections with coverage for Florida.
Miami | Jacksonville | Orlando | Tampa
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
Miami FL Collection Laws
We hope that this information on Miami Collection Agencies assists you. The following is a summary of the Florida Collection Laws. The information here may not be 100% accurate and should not to be construed as legal advise.
- Miami Collection Laws Interest RateLegal: 10%Judgment: 10% or up to 18% if contractual
- Miami Collection Laws Statute Of Limitations(Years)Open account: 4Written Contract: 5Domestic Judgment: 7 RenewableForeign Judgment: 5 if not recorded instate
- Miami Collection Laws Bad Check Laws(NSF) (Civil Penalty)After 30 day demand-treble amount in addition to amount owed, bank & court costs & reasonable attorney fees
- Miami Collection Laws General Garnishment ExemptionsSee federal law except: 100% head of household.Liberal Homestead Exemption – 1st $1,000 of automobile
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 | Smith ...
How to keep debt collectors honest
- January 27, 2017
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)Understanding the do's and don'ts of debt collectors
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
One of the first national studies on the 70 million American consumers involved with debt collectors sheds a sobering light on how debtors feel they are treated. Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a survey of 2,100 consumers ...
Hands Off the Consumer Finance Bureau - The New York Times
- 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 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.