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==How do I write a demand letter?==
 
==How do I write a demand letter?==
 
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You can write a ''demand letter'', which is a letter that says how much the person owes you and tells them they must pay you. For example, a demand letter about a loan can say something like this:
 
You can write a ''demand letter'', which is a letter that says how much the person owes you and tells them they must pay you. For example, a demand letter about a loan can say something like this:
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You can write a demand letter yourself or you can ask a lawyer to write it for you. A demand letter sent on the lawyer’s letterhead is often very effective. If a demand letter does not work, you may need to go to court.
 
You can write a demand letter yourself or you can ask a lawyer to write it for you. A demand letter sent on the lawyer’s letterhead is often very effective. If a demand letter does not work, you may need to go to court.
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==When do I go to court?==
 
==When do I go to court?==
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==Getting legal help from a lawyer==
 
==Getting legal help from a lawyer==
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If you want to go to court, it would be a good idea to talk to a lawyer. Here are two places to <span class="noglossary">contact</span> for help:
 
If you want to go to court, it would be a good idea to talk to a lawyer. Here are two places to <span class="noglossary">contact</span> for help:
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''Do not wait'' until the day before trial before you start asking a lawyer about what to do in court. There are limits on the time you have to collect the debt through the court.
 
''Do not wait'' until the day before trial before you start asking a lawyer about what to do in court. There are limits on the time you have to collect the debt through the court.
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===How should I prepare for meeting with a lawyer?===
 
===How should I prepare for meeting with a lawyer?===
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