Despite the prevalence of the issue, collecting debt becomes much more challenging after a debtor has passed away. In most cases, creditors must know how to navigate the probate process and file a claim against the estate. Join our distinguished faculty for this focused discussion on how to defensibly assert creditor rights and recover debt after the responsible party dies. Register today!
Learn how to determine who's responsible to pay the debt.
Get clarity on how the nature of the debt impacts your recovery options.
Understand how to file and pursue a claim against the estate.
Review permissible vs. prohibited conduct under the FDCPA.
Determining Who's Responsible to Pay the Debt
Understanding Your Options: Secured vs. Unsecured Debt
Filing and Pursuing a Claim Against the Estate
Permissible vs. Prohibited Conduct Under the FDCPA
STUART COLLIS is managing partner with Collis, Griffor & Hendra PC. Mr. Collis practices in the areas of collections/creditor's rights, civil litigation, commercial litigation, family law, divorce, child custody, paternity, criminal law, driver's license restoration, and DUI/OWI/drunk driving. He is a trained mediator and has extensive experience with case evaluation procedures. He has also served on a number of state and national organizations, including NARCA, WCBA, MCBA, and the Michigan Department of Agriculture's Companion Animal Committee. Mr. Collis has been published extensively in several republications. He has created and presented numerous educational sessions for interested organizations. Mr. Collis earned his B.A. degree from the University of Michigan and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Western Michigan University.
ANDREW HENDRA is managing partner with Collis, Griffor & Hendra PC. He aids families in difficult asset planning and protection, works with those handling the passing of family members, and represents individuals in guardianship proceedings. He helps business owners make organizational decisions and works with debtors through asset evaluation and bankruptcy planning. Mr. Hendra earned his J.D. degree from Western Michigan University - Cooley Law School.
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