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Debt Collection Lawyers

Handling Claims, Litigation, and Judgments throughout Minnesota and North Dakota

Trusted Legal Services for Debt Collection

Our Expertise. Your Gain.

Halpern Cottrell Green’s goal is to take the worry out of debt collection. We do so by providing efficient but quality debt collection and trusted legal services for each and every client. Halpern Cottrell Green is a trusted partner for many clients and corporate organizations. Our debt collection lawyers have a top-notch reputation with both the judiciary and its cohorts within the legal community.

40 Years of Experience

Since 1971, collection agencies, business owners, and consumers have turned to our lawyers to collect debts.

Success You Can Count On

We are dedicated to our clients and are known for our ability to expedite debt recovery.

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Our Practice Areas

Debt Collection Legal Services

We handle business debt collection cases in state and federal courts throughout Minnesota and North Dakota. We strive to obtain the maximum allowable debt recovery for all clients.

Creditor Representation in Bankruptcy

We represent lenders and creditors in motions to lift stay, and other bankruptcy practices, including filing proofs of claim, adversary actions to have debt declared non- dischargeable, and obtaining dismissals of bankruptcies.

Time Share Exit Negotiations

If you are struggling to make time share payments or are generally dissatisfied with your setup, we can help you negotiate out of your time share contract the right way.

Estate Planning

Taking the time to prepare your assets through estate planning can alleviate stress from your loved ones when you pass away. We know how to secure your estate to the benefit of your family and loved ones.

General Civil Litigation

We represent parties involved in various civil disputes, such as construction litigation, contractor disputes, fraud, and consumer fraud.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

At reasonable rates, we mediate disputes between parties to allow them to come to a confidential and convenient resolution without legal litigation.

Professional And Experienced Debt Collection Lawyers Covering Minnesota and North Dakota


With more than 40 years of experience under our belts, it’s not difficult to see why national collection agencies often turn to our team of commercial collection attorneys to collect their Minnesota and North Dakota business debts.

Reasonable Fees

We understand that you don’t want to have to expend a lot of money in order to collect the money that’s owed to you. Our lawyer services can be retained on either an hourly fee basis or on a contingent basis, plus an initial deposit toward litigation costs.

Aggressive Post-Judgment Collections

We pursue the recovery of our clients’ business debts with knowledgeable and aggressive post-judgment actions. After a judgment is obtained, we’ll seek a financial disclosure from your debtors’ officers in order to identify business assets to be levied upon.


Client Consutations


Successful Cases


Professional Attorneys

40+ Yrs


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Lawyers for Debt Collection That You Can Count On

What Our Clients Say

Halpern is our go-to for debt collection law firms. They know our company well, understand our business objectives, and consistently deliver top notch results.
Dennis A.
Cottrell was the difference when I wanted an ex-client to pay his remaining balance. The experience, diligence, and skill of Cottrell really paid off and helped me get the money I already earned.! I'll be going here next time before the balance gets out of hand as much as it did.
Justin S.