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What You Should Be Working On Right Now Regarding Collections

What You Should Be Working On Right Now Regarding Collections With the pandemic sweeping the nation, Wilson Cole shares his knowledge regarding what you should be doing regarding the collections side. Reach Out To Your Clients If you have been working with a company to settle their debt over a long period of time, the…

Warning Signs

Warning Signs That Your Client Is Going Out Of Business

Warning Signs That Your Client Is Going Out Of Business Wilson Cole, President of Adams, Evens, & Ross (AER) is joined by AER General Counsel Samantha Cole to talk about knowing when to take action on possible past due collections.    Phases a company goes through when facing a financial storm is similar to the…

Successful and happy working family business

How to Be Successful and Happy Working in Family Business

How to Be Successful and Happy Working in Family Business   In case you did not know, we are a family business. Our family members are involved in a variety of positions throughout the company. Some people are hesitant to work with their relatives because we all have heard the horror stories of Thanksgiving or…

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Getting the Deal Done and Covering Yourself Legally So You Get Paid

Getting the Deal Done and Covering Yourself Legally So You Get Paid   Contracts are, by their very nature, designed to protect two or more parties from each other and to hold them accountable. Unfortunately, contracts can be used to undermine and hurt the parties that they were supposed to protect. You have to balance…

Know if You Have a Good Case to Collect Your Past-Due Placement Fee

How to Know if You Have a Good Case to Collect Your Past-Due Placement Fee

How to Know if You Have a Good Case to Collect Your Past-Due Placement Fee   Staffing and Recruiting companies play an important role in the business world. They alleviate the stress that comes with finding and hiring top candidates to fill positions at a company. Instead of spending the time and resources necessary to…

A Signed Fee Agreement is Great, Know What You Have in Your Agreements

A Signed Fee Agreement is Great, but MAKE SURE You Know What You Have in Your Agreements

A Signed Fee Agreement is Great, but MAKE SURE You Know What You Have in Your Agreements   If you know anything about our company, then you know that we have preached for the last 27 years about always getting a contract signed. This applies to fee agreements, credit checks, and any other contract you…

Best Excuses that Debtors Have Used on Why They Did Not Pay Our Clients

The 5 Best (Worst) Excuses that Debtors Have Used on Why They Did Not Pay Our Clients

The 5 Best (Worst) Excuses that Debtors Have Used on Why They Did Not Pay Our Clients   We often talk about overly serious topics when it comes to our legal podcasts, so today we wanted to take a break and look at some of the best excuses that debtors have used on why they…

Debtor Reach Out to You Once the Account is Turned Over

What to Do if the Debtor Reach Out to You Once the Account is Turned Over

What to Do if the Debtor Reach Out to You Once the Account is Turned Over   When people come to us to help collect from a client of theirs that broke an agreement, we always advise that you refer all communication back to us. There are many problems that can arise if you try…

Collect the Balance That You are Owed, Do Not Deposit Paid in Full Check

If You Want to Collect the Balance That You are Owed, Do Not Deposit “Paid in Full Check”

If You Want to Collect the Balance That You are Owed, Do Not Deposit “Paid in Full Check”   We have recently seen a trend with some of our clients who ended up in litigation after receiving a check from their clients saying “paid in full” and here is our first piece of advice: you…