Can I Be Arrested for a Debt?
Under federal law and our constitution, failing to pay a debt is not a crime. There are rights of your creditors to go after you for the failure to pay that debt. They may end up bringing suite and trying to garnish your wages or levy your bank account if they receive a default judgement against you in connection to that debt, but failure to pay your debts is not a crime.
Many people struggle to pay their minimum payments on their credit cards and it’s important to bare that in mind when you struggle with how to move forward once you’ve defaulted on your credit card debt.
This informational blog post was brought to you by Attorney Eric L. Foster, an experienced Hartford County, Connecticut Consumer Credit Lawyer.