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Case Type Collections Skills Developed Client Interviewing/Courtroom Experience/Negotiation

Case #22-0048353

Client seeks assistance with negotiating a judgement due against his mother’s estate. Client’s mother owned her home solely, and in 2008 received a $9,700 default judgment on a $4,500 debt purchased by the plaintiff-debt buyer from CitiBank. The loan had a 23% interest rate and now the judgment is for $17,000. Counsel petitioned to opened client’s mother’s estate in order to sell the property. Client is receiving assistance from VIP to probate his mother’s estate, and the probate volunteer was able to negotiate the counsel for the debt buyer to allow client to open the estate provided client negotiates on the debt. A volunteer is needed to negotiate with the counsel for the debt buyer and represent the client through the matter