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Court or collections

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by smarino21, Feb 27, 2007.

  1. smarino21

    smarino21 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 345

    Whats better if your having collecting money from people. Give it over to a collection agency and let it go see what happens or go to court ?
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Court. It really doesn't take that much time, and you get ALL of your money. Once you have a judgement, you always have the option of what you want to do with it collection-wise.
  3. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    I would rather deal with court than a collections agency to get my money.
  4. GreenN'Clean

    GreenN'Clean LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,512

    Id rather deal with it in court
  5. IN2MOWN

    IN2MOWN LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,993

    I think collections can do more damage to credit then a court can. I could be wrong. I also think you have to show up to every court date which could be a hassle as its right in the middle of the day.

    Court is cheaper though.

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