Ohio Debt Settlement Laws

Debt Settlement License Registration Required:

Statute: Ohio Rev. Code Ann. §4710.01 et seq.

Definition: “Debt adjusting” means doing business in debt adjusting, budget counseling, debt management, or debt pooling service, or holding oneself out, by words of similar import, as providing services to debtors in the management of their debts, to do either of the following:

(1) To effect the adjustment, compromise, or discharge of any account, note, or other indebtedness of the debtor;

(2) To receive from the debtor and disburse to the debtor’s creditors any money or other thing of value.