Port Arthur woman sued over alleged unpaid debt

Andrea Dearden Sep. 30, 2014, 12:18pm

A Port Arthur woman is accused of breach of contract for allegedly failing to repay a credit card account.

LVNV Funding filed a lawsuit against Rhonda Howard on Aug. 21 in Jefferson County District Court. 

According to the petition, Howard opened a credit card account but failed to make payments as agreed, creating a default. LVNV Funding says it bought the account and is owed the remaining balance which was $9,752 as of April 27.

LVNV Funding accuses Howard of breach of contract for allegedly failing to repay the debt as agreed. The company seeks damages in the amount of $9,752 plus interest, attorney fees and court costs. 

Attorneys Michael J. Scott, Teri Stewart Mace and Judith Morgan, with Scott, Parnell & Associates in Carrollton, represent LVNV Funding. 

Jefferson County District Court case number: E196-033

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at Jefferson County District Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note that a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt and it represents only one side of the story.

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