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HOUSLANGER AND ASSOCIATES JUDGMENTS

We defend consumers against many debt buyers and debt law firms in New York and New Jersey. One frequent debt collection law firm is Houslanger and Associates which is located in Long Island but very ...
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LVNV FUNDING AND ERIN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT DEBT CASES DISMISSED

We recently had two clients with similar situations having default judgments against them that were both being enforced by the debt collection law firm, Eltman Law, formerly known as Eltman and ...
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Unifund CCR Judgment Vacated Against Mullooly, Jefferey, Rooney and Flynn

We were retained by a client who received a wage garnishment execution order which caused a major problem for her as she was a financial advisor for a bank. A default judgment was placed against her ...
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FORSTER AND GARBUS DEFAULT JUDGMENT VACATED

We were retained by a client that discovered a 2007 default judgment from Capital One Bank, a common predatory lender who were represented by Forster and Garbus, a debt collection law firm after ...
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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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PINPOINT TECHNOLOGIES JUDGMENT VACATED AND DISMISSED

Pinpoint Technologies is a well-known debt buyer whom frequently sues consumers and enforces on default judgments obtained in New York and New Jersey. In this case our client was sued in Albany by ...
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NEW JERSEY HIGHER EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM

New Jersey’s state loan program currently totals at $1.9 billion. The borrowing conditions for these loans are some of the strictest in the country. Repayment of these loans cannot be adjusted ...
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Evidence in Debt Collection Cases

Debt collection agencies are tricky groups, to put it nicely. They buy up debts from major credit card companies and banks at minimal value, all in hopes of being able to turn a profit by collecting ...
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Malen & Associates Bank Levy Lifted

Recently we have been receiving numerous calls from consumers stating that collection law firms or agencies are telling them to simply sign a “conditional release” with their bank to ...
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Medical Debt Cases Dismissed

Recently, our firm was hired on a pair of medical debt cases pursued by the debt collection law firm of Smith Carroad Levy & Wan P.C. The first client was sued for a medical debt that he allegedly ...
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NYC Rule for Debt Collection Law Firms

New York City adopted Local Law 15 in 2009. Under this law, law firms that also act as debt collectors were added to the list of entities regulated as debt collectors. However, law firms that collect ...
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Debt Settlement v. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

We often receive calls from clients who have a significant amount of debt overall but it is split up with many various creditors and the debts are fairly small. These clients are usually interested in ...
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Credigy Receivables Default Judgment Vacated

Judgments obtained in the wrong venue are unfortunately common these days. Debt buyers and the law firms who represent them would rather not spend the extra time and money to properly serve a consumer ...
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Arrowood Indemnity Lawsuit Settled

Recently, Lebedin Kofman LLP was retained as counsel to defend a private student loan lawsuit matter that was well into the litigation process. The creditor and plaintiff was Arrowood Indemnity ...
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Bank of America Debt Settled for 75% Off the Full Balance

Our client was sued by the Law Offices of Frederic I. Weinberg & Associates, P.C. for a $39,000.00 Bank of America defaulted credit card account. Bank of America is an original creditor and is ...
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Pinpoint Technologies Case Resolved In One Day

Our client retained our office when his bank account was frozen pursuant to a bank restraint levied against his account. Finding himself in the same position as thousands of debtors in New York every ...
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Auto Repossession Debt Settled

Our client defaulted on payments on a brand new leased Acura when he lost his job. The car was quickly repossessed and the deficiency balance was sent to a collection agency who in turn pursued our ...
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National Collegiate Student Loan Lawsuits in the Spotlight

Since 2012, the for-profit student loan company, National Collegiate Student Loan Trust, has filed thousands of lawsuits in courts around the country to date – all against former students who ...
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Atlantic Credit & Finance Judgment Vacated

Our client received a wage garnishment notice through his job and realized that there was a judgment against him by Atlantic Credit & Finance, a debt buyer that he had no idea about from 2007. He ...
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LR Credit/Mel S. Harris Case Dismissed

Our client contacted us after he learned that his bank account was frozen in the state of Texas where he resides. We were able to quickly establish that the collection law firm of Mel S. Harris had ...
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Credit Acceptance Corp. Lawsuit Settled for 75% Off

In a situation that is unfortunate but quite common, our client contacted us after he was served with a lawsuit by Credit Acceptance Corporation for an old repossessed car. He informed us that he had ...
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Mel S. Harris Case Dismissed

Our client contacted us in a panic after she discovered that her bank account was frozen with over $15,000 in it. After a quick investigation, we were able to establish that the collection law firm of ...
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Client's Student Loans Reduced by Over $150K

Like many people these days, our client was overwhelmed with her student loans after graduating from school. She filed a chapter 13 bankruptcy under the false impression that her loans would be ...
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North American Capital Corp. Judgment Vacated

Our client received a wage garnishment notice from Marshal Ronald Moses regarding an alleged debt from the 1990’s. North American Capital Corp. a debt buyer sued our client in the year 2000 ...
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Sunrise Credit Services Auto Repossession Case

Our client co-signed on a car note for her then boyfriend. He later defaulted on the payments, the car was then repossessed and sold at auction. Then, Sunrise Credit Services, Inc. (a collection ...
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