John Skiba – Skiba Law Group, PLC

What to Expect at Mediation in Arizona’s Justice Court System

A little known fact is that in Arizona very few debt collection cases make it to trial. Most debt collection lawsuits either end up with a default judgment because the person being sued didn’t file an Answer with the court, or…more

| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Watch Out for This Sneaky Debt Buyer Tactic!

Recently I had a conversation with an attorney who represents Midland Funding, LLC here in Arizona. He said that about 95% of Midland Funding cases are filed in the Arizona Justice Courts. In Arizona, debt collection cases…more

| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure

Bankruptcy Lessons from a “Real Housewife”

One of the stars of “Real Housewives of New Jersey”, Teresa Giudice, and her husband Joe, recently plead guilty to concealing assets in their bankruptcy case and now face up to 46 months in jail…more

| Bankruptcy

Is the Judicial System Biased Against Consumers?

From the day you are served with the debt collector’s Summons and Complaint you find yourself thrust into the Arizona civil judicial system. If the debt collector who has sued you is one of the large debt buyers like Midland…more

| Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection

I Don’t Care Why You Are Here.

Over the years I have met with literally thousand of families who are going through one form of debt crisis or another. The pain is real that these people are going through. And most are incredibly embarrassed to even be…more

| Bankruptcy

Can I Pay Off My Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case Early?

Chapter 13 bankruptcy requires that you make a monthly payment to your creditors over a three to five year period. Before we even file your chapter 13 bankruptcy case with the court I will work with you to put together your…more

| Bankruptcy

2 Things You Can Learn from My Latest Debt Buyer Trial

Recently I had a trial where a debt buyer had sued one of my clients. When debt buyers like Midland Funding, Portfolio Recovery, and CACH, LLC file lawsuits they often struggle to prove their case due to their lack of evidence…more

| Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection

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