Collections Overview

With nearly 20 years of industry specific experience and using the latest technology and resources, the law office of Jeffrey S. Berenholz, LLC is well positioned to maximize your recoveries while keeping you informed of the status of you accounts.

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Our advantages include:

  • Web-based collection software
  • Client portal
  • Ability to submit claims electronically
  • Electronic payment capabilities

For all collection areas, our services include:

  • Skip tracing
  • Pre-suit collections
  • Collection litigation
  • Counterclaim defense
  • Post-Judgment collections

3401 Enterprise Parkway, Suite 340
Beachwood, OH 44122


Collecting debt from other businesses requires an additional level of scrutiny and care to ensure that your business brand and reputation remains intact. Thorough review of all documentation is standard, as well as determination of personal liability of the opposing business owner. 

Services to businesses include:

  • Flexible fee arrangements: hourly, contingency, sliding scale, etc.
  • Contract reviews
  • Forbearance agreements
  • Mediation
  • Alternative legal theory applications




Collecting debt from consumers requires special attention to numerous federal, state and local laws and regulations. With nearly 20 years of industry specific and compliance management experience, Jeff ensures that your accounts are handled in the most effective, efficient AND compliant manner possible. 

We handle numerous types of consumer debt, including:

  • Purchased debt
  • Medical debt
  • Consumer loans
  • Auto loans and leases
  • Landlord/Tenant, including evictions
  • Bad/bounced checks


Collecting debt from residents, guarantors and other persons related to a stay at your nursing home facility requires special attention. With several clients from this industry, Jeff understands the interplay of Medicare and Medicaid rules and how they affect your ability to collect.

In addition to standard debt collection services, additional facets of nursing home collections include:

  • Admissions agreement review
  • Power of Attorney and Fiduciary Responsibility review
  • Employing the “doctrine of necessaries”
  • Opening creditor estates in probate