Top Portland, ME Debt Collection Lawyers Near You

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    Molleur Law Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Creswell Law

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Eaton Peabody

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Duane Morris LLP

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • LoCascio King Law, LLC

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Scarborough Office | Serving Portland, ME

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Scarborough Office | Serving Portland, ME

  • Shankman & Associates

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Yarmouth Office | Serving Portland, ME

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Yarmouth Office | Serving Portland, ME

  • Law Office of Jay S. Geller

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Bernstein Shur

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Pierce Atwood LLP

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Eaton Peabody

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Brunswick Office | Serving Portland, ME

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Brunswick Office | Serving Portland, ME

  • Sidley Austin LLP

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • MittelAsen, LLC

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Verrill Dana LLP

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Marcus | Clegg

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Norman, Hanson & DeTroy LLC

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Murray, Plumb & Murray

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Bopp & Guecia

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Yarmouth Office | Serving Portland, ME

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Yarmouth Office | Serving Portland, ME

  • Pearce & Dow, LLC

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Drummond Woodsum

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

  • Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios, LLP

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

    Debt Collection Lawyers | Portland Office

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When to Hire a Lawyer

It is in your best interest to get legal help early on in addressing your situation. There are times when hiring a lawyer quickly is critical to your case, such as if you are charged with a crime. It may also be in your best interest to have a lawyer review the fine print before signing legal documents. A lawyer can also help you get the compensation you deserve if you’ve suffered a serious injury. For issues where money or property is at stake, having a lawyer guide you through the complexities of the legal system can save you time, hassle, and possibly a lot of grief in the long run.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic “road map” on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you’ve laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney’s expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se – This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute – Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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