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Rules change aims to prevent unknowing debtors from facing arrest

Notices from creditors must describe risk of 'body attachments'

The Court of Appeals enacted a piece of consumer debt collection reform earlier this month when it made it harder to have someone arrested for failing to show up at a hearing. After a judgment is issued, creditors can request a "body attachment" be issued for a debtor who fails to appear for a hearing on their assets. ...

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