Collection Law

Collection Attorneys in Wisconsin

Assisting businesses with debt collection and delinquent accounts receivable

If customers owe you money, the collection lawyers at Murphy Desmond can help. Our attorneys assist creditors and collection agencies with collection of delinquent accounts, through both pre-lawsuit measures and litigation. We provide legal services in all phases of debt collection, including judgment enforcement or bankruptcy.

Our collection lawyers are part of an award- winning creditors’ rights team. Our attorneys literally wrote the book, Wisconsin Collection Law (Thomson West, 2nd Edition), and they continue to write the current annual supplements.

Our collection services include:

  • Business to business debt collection
  • Business to consumer debt collection
  • Counsel on the use of credit applications
  • Counsel on the Wisconsin Consumer Act (application, compliance, breach and penalties)
  • Counsel on collecting debt without litigation
  • Drafting Promissory Notes, Mortgages, Security Agreements, Collateral Pledge Agreements, Assignments, Settlement Agreements and similar documents
  • Creditor representation in litigation to collect
  • Defense of counterclaims filed by debtors
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act defense
  • Replevin actions
  • Personal property/security interest foreclosures
  • Mortgage/Land Contract foreclosures
  • Loan and Debt Workouts/Forbearance Agreements
  • Counsel on preservation and enforcement of construction/mechanics and other lien rights and claims
  • Enforcement of Judgments thru execution, garnishment, attachment, supplemental examinations, receivership, contempt, and turnover orders
  • State Court Receiverships
  • Bankruptcy representation

In addition to debt collection, our team counsels creditors regarding preventative measures, such as establishing effective credit and collection policies. We have extensive experience in numerous industries and service companies affected by delinquent account receivables or loans, including:

  • Lenders
  • Manufacturers
  • Insurers
  • Transporters
  • Contractors
  • Professional service providers
  • Distributors
  • Suppliers
  • Financial service providers
  • Agribusinesses
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Technology providers
  • Landlords and management companies
  • Communications
  • Healthcare

Let Murphy Desmond's collection lawyers help you recover the debt owed to you in a vigorous, efficient and thorough manner. For a consultation, call our office at (608) 257-7181 or email us to discuss your collection matters.