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Illinois Debt Collection Lawyer for Chicago and Cook County

Collections Attorney for Arlington Heights, Northwest Suburbs

Unpaid debts can severely threaten the financial health of your business.  If you are unable to collect on unpaid debts, you may not be able to pay dividends, make needed capital expenditures, or even to pay your employees.  If you have unpaid debts that are due to you, it is critical that you seek experienced legal help before you suffer irreversible financial losses.

If you need to collect unpaid debts that are owed to you or your business, contact an experienced debt collection attorney at Drost, Gilbert, Andrew, & Apicella right away.

Collection Remedies

At Drost, Gilbert, Andrew & Apicella, we handle a variety of actions to protect creditor’s rights and to ensure the collection of unpaid debts.  We represent individuals, businesses, and commercial clients in state court litigation matters and in bankruptcy matters.  Within the bounds of the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and applicable state laws, we handle any of the following debt collection matters:

Creditor’s Rights. We represent lenders and financial institutions in asset recovery, bankruptcy proceedings, and loan collection proceedings.

Payment Monitoring. If your business has multiple payment accounts that require careful attention, we will provide dutiful monitoring of your accounts to ensure that you are receiving the payments that you are due.

Detinue / Replevin.  Through litigation in state court, we will seek to recover property that has been wrongfully taken or held, and to recover damages for the time that the property was wrongfully held.

Enforcement of Unpaid Judgments. If you have gone to court and received a judgment in your favor, we will ensure that your judgment is enforced.  We will locate your debtor, his employers, assets, and accounts.  We will place liens on his assets and attempt to garnish wages to ensure that your judgment is paid.

Delinquent Accounts Receivable. From demand letters to formal litigation, we will aggressively fight to ensure that you receive payments that are contractual due to you for goods or services that you have rendered.

Liens. We will place liens on the assets of your debtors in order to protect your rights as a creditor. If you are a contractor or subcontractor, we will utilize the powerful collection tool of the Mechanic’s Lien to ensure that you are paid for your work on commercial or residential property. Once we properly record your lien, the delinquent property owner will be prohibited from selling, refinancing, or converting a mortgage without paying his debt to you as the lien claimant.

Certificate of Judgment Balance. We will prepare a certificate of judgment balance to send to your debtor’s employer stating the balance of the judgment that is due to you.

Mediation and Arbitration. We will represent you in all avenues of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration, to collect the debts and payments that are owed to you.

"They conducted themselves professionally at all times and presented solutions that were cost effective."

– Sean O.

Experienced Collection Attorneys at DGAA

If you need to have your unpaid debts collected, you will need to consult with a knowledgeable attorney right away.  Contact Drost, Gilbert, Andrew & Apicella today to speak to an experienced debt collection attorney.  Your DGAA lawyer will aggressively fight to protect your rights as a creditor and to secure the unpaid debts that are due to you.  We have offices in Chicago and Cook County, and we serve clients throughout the greater Chicagoland area including Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows, Palatine, Inverness, Schaumburg, and Barrington.