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I've Been Sued in a Debt Collection Case

This toolkit tells you what you can do if someone has sued you to collect a debt. For general information about this process and your options, read the Articles. Read the Common Questions if you have a specific question. If you want to respond to the complaint you received, use the Forms link to prepare your forms. The Checklist below has step-by-step instructions for responding to a complaint on a debt. Go to Courts & Agencies for information about the court or agency that will handle your case.

Common Questions

Common Questions

Checklist - How to File an Answer in a Debt Collection Case (print)

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