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Collection Protection

Customers owe you money? Find out how to get it.
August 23, 2000

Entrepreneur magazine, April 1997

When a customer doesn't pay, your ability to collect may depend on how well you protected yourself upfront by using the right language in your sales documents. Those documents include your credit application, sales contracts, invoices and statements.

Attorney Manuel H. Newburger, a consumer law specialist with Barron & Newburger, P.C., in Austin, Texas, offers this advice:

Says Newburger, "We have so many cases where if the creditor did even one of these things, we would be able to do more for them."

Contact Sources

Barron & Newburger P.C., 900 Congress Ave., #200, Austin, TX 78701, (512) 476-9103