In Arizona, Debt Collection is Big Business

April 1, 2012 | Lawrence 'D' Pew

Arizona BankruptcyAs the Arizona economy continues to suffer, debt collection has become a booming business in Arizona. If you have ever been on the receiving end of a collections effort, you know that an unpaid credit card bill can haunt you for years as the debt gets sold from one company to the next. But on average, debt collectors win in the end – which is why there are so many companies out there trying to get you to pay.

According to the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals International, third-party debt collectors took in $40.4 billion in 2007. In Arizona, consumers carry the fifth highest unsecured debt load in the nation, at an average of a whopping $26,035 per person. In 2009, Arizona also ranked third in the US for delinquent debts.

As Arizonans fall further behind on their consumer debt, they will eventually find themselves hounded by collection agencies trying to make a buck in a bad economy. The only way to stop the collection calls is to pay the debt or to file for bankruptcy protection – and the fresh start you and your family deserve.

At The Pew Law Center, PLLC, we believe that your life shouldn’t be defined by debt. We have helped hundreds of people just like you find the relief they deserve from harassing bill collectors, paycheck garnishment, foreclosures proceedings, and – most importantly – the constant worry about money and what to do about your debts.

We are a dedicated debt relief law firm. We help people from Phoenix, Mesa, Gilbert, Queen Creek, Chandler, Scottsdale, Apache Junction, Tempe and throughout Arizona file for bankruptcy or work through tough tax problems every day. We can help stop the debt cycle and give you relief from your overwhelming, burdensome, and crushing debt. Please don’t wait another moment. Call us right away – our attorneys will help get you the fresh start you deserve.

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