What's The Difference Between A Collection Agency And A Collections Law Firm?

The main difference between a collection agency and a collection law firm is that a law firm has the ability to use the court system to force the debtor to pay. Collection law firms are able to obtain judgment against a debtor and pursue collection of that judgment by the use of the legal system's various remedies.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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