Legal Question in Credit and Debt Law in Virginia

can a landlord submit a tenants account to a collection agency just five days after the landlord sent an itemized bill to the tenant?

Asked on 2/03/12, 10:24 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

Sure, but until a court of proper jurisdiction enters judgment for the

creditor or his successor(s) in interest against the defendant former tenant, the amount referred to the collector would not be legally enforceable against this former tenant.

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Answered on 2/03/12, 11:58 am


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