Don't Let Your Debtor or Payment Slip Away
Whether you are a general practitioner looking to collect what is owed from a client, or a professional skip tracer looking for new techniques to refresh your skills when locating missing persons, this is a must-attend seminar for you. This valuable program will review the steps and considerations needed when an attorney or professional skip tracer is searching for a debtor or hidden assets. Don't miss this opportunity to learn the process of skip tracing, cyber tracking, locating hidden assets and collecting debt all in one convenient course. Register today and collect what you are owed!
- Effectively comply with the FDCPA while still providing a thorough skip trace.
- Know what to consider before collecting debt from a corporation.
- Identify what resources are most advantageous for specific skip tracing situations.
- Walk away with a valuable skip tracing checklist that ensures no important steps are missed.
- Identify when it is advantageous to pay for search tools.
- Utilize creative and legal search techniques to discover hidden assets you can use to your advantage.
- Review HIPAA requirements when confidential information is obtained.
- Know what debt collection remedies are effective after a target has been located.
- The Process of Skip Tracing
9:00 - 10:30, Jeanne Lewis
- The Importance of Accurately Profiling Your Skip
- The Intentional Skip vs. Unintentional Skip
- Creating Your Tracing Strategy From Start to Finish
- How to Select the Best Resource for the Task at Hand
- Informational Subpoenas
- Challenges with Jurisdiction
- Special Considerations for Collecting Corporate Debt
- Complying with the FDCPA, FCRA and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
- Valuable Skip Tracing Tools and Strategies
10:45 - 12:00, Steven D. Glenn
- Skip Tracing Checklist
- Possible Leads Through People
- Friends, Neighbors and Relatives
- Employers and Co-Workers
- Social Media Tactics
- Best Database Resources
- Top Internet Search Sites
- Accessing Public Records
- How to Dissect Government Records
- Free vs. Paid Resources: When is it Advantageous to Pay?
- Creditors, Predators, and Thieves
1:00 - 2:30, Joe Dickerson
- Financial Forensics for Judgment Enforcement
- Research Methodology
- Model Asset Recovery Flow Chart
- Client Conference
- Preliminary Research
- Business Debtor/Guarantor
- Individual Debtor/Guarantor
- The Team-Forensic Research Group and Attorney
- Deeper Research
- Additional Discovery
- Building the Cash War Chest - via Recover
- Computer Analysis
- Applying Common and Extraordinary Remedies
- Knowing When to and When Not to Conduct a Debtor's Exam
- Settlement Conference
- Primary Asset Protection Tools
- Secondary Asset Protection Tools
- Piercing the Corporate Veil
- Fraudulent Conveyances
- Applying the Badges of Fraud
- Single Member, LLCs
- What to do Once you Find the Missing Person
2:45 - 3:30, Douglas D. Koktavy
- Successful Pre-Judgment Remedies
- Filing the Lawsuit
- Considerations in Post-Judgment Enforcement
- Judgment Liens on Real Property
- Personal Property Liens
- Writs of Execution
- Sheriff's Sales of Property
- Garnishment of Wages or Other Property
- Assignment Orders
- Judgment Debtor Exams
- Till Taps
- Ethical Considerations
3:30 - 4:30, Arlene Miller
- Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
- HIPAA and Your Findings
- Confidentiality in Skip Tracing
- Ethical Considerations in the Search Process
- Subject's Right of Refusal
- Dealing With the Pro Se