I was sued by a 'junk debt collector'. I had to go to Small Claims Court. I could say about nothing except I thought the debt if legit was beyond statute of limitations. I also stated my ONLY income since 1979 was a Social Security Disability check.
(besides that the collector followed nothing in any debt collection laws..Midland Funding/Schiff..)
I sat in court as the 'judge' negotiated payments out of peoples Social Security checks. (other than my case)
In my case the 'plaintiff' could not even find any paperwork relating to my case so said nothing. (the lawyers office vs. me)
ok---I just got my judgment that I have to pay $35 a week out of my Social Security Disability check and interest accrues forever until paid. (there was no interest in past 10 years)
I am very ill and talk about rough times for many in 2008 ?? I can't even pay doctors bills and the state here as to any assistance has gone to about zilch.
Quite simply I think I will be dead over this one.
State of Connecticut-Small Claims Bridgeport