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I was served yesterday and I am looking for guidance on the appropriate steps to take. 1. Who is the named plaintiff in the suit? Portfolio Recovery Associates 2. What is the name of the law firm handling the suit? (should be listed at the top of the complaint.) Emily Pierce (240084) Jordan D Cook (179720) Lori N Williams (242985) Kristen L Brinkerhoff (263579) 3. How much are you being sued for? $6,059.55 4. Who is the original creditor? (if not the Plaintiff) Bank Of America 5. How do you know you are being sued? (You were served, right?) I was served 6. How were you served? (Mail, In person, Notice on door) In person 7. Was the service legal as required by your state? Yes 8. What was your correspondence (if any) with the people suing you before you think you were being sued? I spoke with them once on the phone. I denied any knowledge of the mention debt and asked for validation. I was told my case had been reviewed by a lawyer and promptly hung up on. 9. What state and county do you live in? San Bernardino county, California 10. When is the last time you paid on this account? (looking to establish if you are outside of the statute of limitations) December 31, 2013 according to lawsuit 11. What is the SOL on the debt? To find out: 4 years in California 12. What is the status of your case? Suit served? Motions filed? You can find this by a) calling the court or looking it up online (many states have this information posted - when you find the online court site, search by case number or your name). Active, service required 13. Have you disputed the debt with the credit bureaus (both the original creditor and the collection agency?) No 14. Did you request debt validation before the suit was filed? Note: if you haven't sent a debt validation request, don't bother doing this now - it's too late. I requested over the phone not written. I never received validation 15. How long do you have to respond to the suit? (This should be in your paperwork). If you don't respond to the lawsuit notice you will lose automatically. In 99% of the cases, they will require you to answer the summons, and each point they are claiming. We need to know what the "charges" are. Please post what they are claiming. Did you receive an interrogatory (questionnaire) regarding the lawsuit? 30 days 16. What evidence did they send with the summons? An affidavit? Statements from the OC? Contract? List anything else they attached as exhibits. Jan 2015 statment & August 2015 statement