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Blog Posts in October, 2016

Law Firms Must Apply For Debt Collection License In New York

November 30th is a big deadline for attorneys and law firms acting as debt collection agencies in New York City. Those practicing debt collection have until this date to submit an application for a ...
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Kirschenbaum & Phillips Judgment Vacated and Dismissed

We were contacted by a consumer who was worried that he would have his wages garnished because of an old default judgment against him. EMCC, a debt buyer had obtained a default judgment against our ...
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Houslanger and Associates Judgment Vacated

We were contacted about a default judgment obtained against a consumer by Palisades Acquisition, a debt buyer using the services of Todd Houslanger & Associates to enforce the judgment against him ...
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Navy Federal Credit to Pay $28.5 Million For Improper Debt Collection

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took action against Navy Federal Credit Union for abusive and improper debt collection practices regarding the accounts and loans of active duty military, ...
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Selip & Stylianou Judgment's Vacated And Dismissed

Selip & Stylianou, the collection law firm formerly known as Cohen & Slamowitz obtained two default judgments against our client in 2008 and 2009 respectively. The first creditor was Metro ...
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Debt Collector, Allied Interstate LLC Sued for $10 Million over Robocalls

Four district attorneys in California have sued debt collection company, iQor, and its subsidiary, Allied Interstate LLC for $10 million. The district attorneys have alleged that the companies ...
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Increase In Private Student Loan Lawsuits

A recent trend shows that private student loan lenders are taking more people to court for falling behind on their student loans. While no formal record is kept of such lawsuits, the Associated Press ...
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NCO Portfolio Management Debt Dismissed

A former client retained our services again when another old debt came back to potentially garnish his wages. A default judgment had been entered against him in 2008 by NCO Portfolio Management, one ...
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Midland Funding Judgment Vacated and Debt Resolved

We were contacted by a client who learned that she had a default judgment entered against her back in 2008 by Midland Funding or Midland Credit Management, one of the biggest debt buying companies in ...
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New Consumer Debt Collection Regulations

On September 15, 2016, a coalition of 59 different consumer advocacy groups sent the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau a letter detailing their concerns regarding the CFPB’s proposed debt ...
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