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Collections Law Lawyers In Hercules California

Hercules is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. The population was 19,488 at the 2000 census, but has since grown significantly; the Census Bureau estimated that its population was 24,776 in 2006. Formerly just one of many small bedroom-communities along the I-80 corridor in Western Contra Costa County, the city is undergoing a metamorphosis into a transit-oriented, mixed-use town. It is located about 20 miles (32 km) northeast of San Francisco, and approximately a half-hour drive (without traffic) from either Oakland or San Francisco. Neighboring towns are Pinole to the southwest, Rodeo to the north, as well as Martinez to the east via CA-4. The city's ethnically diverse population generally ranges from middle class to affluent. Hercules is home to a small amount of light manufacturing and high-tech industry as well as various commercial and retail activities. Most of the housing and other building stock is from the 1970s or newer. Attempts to develop mixed-use new development have begun in the waterfront district and around the intersection of I-80 and CA-4. The waterfront redevelopment includes the historic preservation and integration of a handful of buildings, some dating to Hercules's founding as a company town (see history below).

What is collections law?

Lawyers who practice collections law assist creditors in the collection and satisfaction of outstanding debt, including car loans, student loans, credit cards, judgments, medical debts, mortgage debt, enforcement of rights under liens, and recovery of court-ordered judgments. Debt collections attorneys may also assist clients in repossessing the real and personal property of insolvent debtors.

Personal Bankruptcy and Business Bankruptcy attorneys can advise on debt relief options and guide individuals through each phase of a federal bankruptcy filing.

Answers to collections law issues in California

There are six basic types of bankruptcy cases provided for under the Bankruptcy Code, each of which is discussed...

Laws prohibit debt collectors from using abusive or deceptive tactics to collect a debt. Unfortunately, many...

For the most part, a creditor must sue you, obtain a court judgment, and then solicit the help of a sheriff or other...

This varies from state to state and lender to lender, but most lenders don't start foreclosure proceedings until you...