Los Angeles Collection Agency

Click to get a free quote from our commercial collection agency.The Kaplan Group is a commercial collection agency helping Los Angeles and California businesses with their debt collection problems since 1991.

  • There is no fee unless we collect your money
    • Contingency rates range from 10% to 25%
  • We are experts at large commercial claims
  • We have an 85% success rate on large viable claims.

Our collection agency exists because we believe every company should get paid for every valid invoice. Our mission is clear: we don’t stop until your invoices are paid or your customer is no longer financially viable.

Our 85% success rate on viable claims (read more) is a direct result of the high caliber of our collectors and our unique debt collection techniques. Each collector has at least 10 years of experience. Many on our staff have advanced college degrees (MBAs, JDs) and have experience as senior company executives (CEO, CFO, General Counsel). Collectively we have negotiated over $500 million in mergers and acquisitions while traveling to over 50 countries during our careers. This business and negotiation experience enables us to understand our client’s contracts, services and customers and develop strategies to maximize the likelihood of success in collecting your money.

We collect throughout the USA for our California clients. We have an in house law firm and a nationwide network of attorneys who work on a contingency basis. Over 97% of our successful cases are resolved without going to court. We have an A+ rating with the BBB and every on-line review is 5 Star. There is no fee unless we collect.

Call us now at 805-541-2639 and we can be collecting your money by tomorrow!

We Understand Business in Los Angeles

Many of our professionals have extensive experience as executives, consultants and litigators for Los Angeles companies.  Dean Kaplan was a management consultant at KPMG for 8 years, helping hundreds of southern California companies with business plans, mergers, acquisitions and valuations.  He ran his own small manufacturing business for 8 years in the City of Industry.  Anne Kaplan was Associate General Counsel for Turner Broadcasting (TNT & TBS) and West Coast Counsel for the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America).  Jerry Kaplan co-founded a bank and a bankruptcy preference defense company in addition to Kaplan & Kaplan, one of the largest commercial collection agencies in the country when he sold it in 1989.  We have direct business experience in many of Los Angeles’s main industries including entertainment, aerospace, manufacturing, real estate, finance and service industries, and we use this to achieve superior debt collection results.

See What Others Say About The Kaplan Group:

BBB Reviews for our Debt Collection Services

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“This agency has great customer service and all of their communication is very detailed and personalized. They are able to collect some really tough accounts that I never thought possible! Great agency!”

-Mary P., Electronics Distributor

Los Angeles Collection Agency Office:

Kaplan Group
2943 Haddington Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Phone: (213) 359‑8709

Collection Agency Resources for Los Angeles:

We use these California and Los Angeles resources to help with our debt collection services:

Help Us Support Los Angeles Charities:

We will donate 10% of our fees from new LA based clients to one of the local charities listed at the bottom of the page.  Clients can designate their preferred charity.  We are strong believers in the need to support the community that supports our clients, our employees and their families, and our business.

Tell us which charity from the list below you want us to support with a share of the fees we earn on your claims.  Or, suggest a new charity.  Click on the logos to learn more about these organizations that support our local community.

Ace of Hearts


Save A Life


Hooves & Paws Animal Rescue


Collection Agency Tips for Los Angeles Businesses:

The California economy continues to struggle, but in late 2012 we see some definite positive trends.  Most importantly, real estate prices are rising in many areas after years of incredible difficulty.  This will have a positive effect on many industries, companies, and individuals.  Some may even experience significant growth that will strain their ability to pay on a timely basis as working capital financing is still difficult to get for small and mid-size companies.

If your delinquent customer is a large, well known company, then something is wrong.  If you can’t figure out what is wrong, then you need a professional team on your side to protect your interests and get your money.  The longer you wait without making progress, the harder it becomes to get paid.  Your contacts move on to new jobs, commitments are forgotten, paper trails are harder to pull together, trust deteriorates, small issues get larger, and a host of other problems may be encountered that are difficult to navigate successfully.

If your delinquent customer is a small or mid-size company experiencing explosive growth and they are just having working capital issues, then careful patience and monitoring may be all that is required.  But if their excuse for not paying is for any other reason, you could be on the path to never getting paid.  The sooner you act with customers who are struggling financially, the better chance you will have in recovering the most money possible.  As time goes by, collectability goes down, and if their financial position worsens, the amount you may be able to collect could decline significantly.

If you are reading this, most likely you need help and you need it now.  When evaluating collection agencies, they key issue is not the contingency rate, but the likelihood of that team collecting your money.  We have very competitive contingency rates, but most importantly, a superior team that generates superior results.  Contact us today and we’ll be working to get your money tomorrow!  Call us now, fill out the Request A Quote form on this page, or use the navigation bar at the top of this page to learn more about who we are, how we create success, and what we charge.  Visit our resource center for tips on how to improve your credit department and a comprehensive guide on how to select a collection agency.

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