Legal Letter From Creditor Demanding Payment

Write this type of letter when you are a creditor and are demanding that the debtor pay you for the amount owed to you. Include any pertinent details, such as the amount owed and when it is due to you.

[Your letterhead, if desired; if not, your return address]

[Date of letter-month, day, and year]

[Recipient's first and last names]
[Company name]
[Street or P.O. box address]
[City, State ZIP code]

Dear [recipient's name]:

We are writing to inform you that City Finance, Inc. must receive payment in the amount of $798.56 immediately. This past-due amount was originally due on March 23, 2010, and we must receive payment immediately in order to avoid further collections activity. Please pay this amount by sending a check or making a payment online at our Web site.

If you have any questions regarding the payment or amount owed, please call City Finance, Inc. at (800) 489-1212. Thank you for your prompt attention to this important matter.



[Sender's first and last names]