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Handling Holiday Debt

With the holidays rapidly approaching, it can be easy to get caught up in the exciting spirit of gift giving and party hosting. That is until your post-holiday credit card bill shows up at your door. ...
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Huge Settlement for New York Default Judgment Victims

Several thousands of New Yorkers affected by a major debt collection scheme will receive $59 million in a class-action settlement filed in the Federal District Court in Manhattan. This settlement will ...
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How to Get a Mortgage Despite Past Judgments or Delinquent Accounts

After months of preparation, packing, and document gathering, you are finally ready to move into your new home. The phone rings and you hear the words that no new potential home owner wants to hear, ...
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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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Problems with Your Credit Report? You May Not Be Alone

Credit reports play a major role in financial transactions, especially in consumer lending decisions such as mortgage loans, auto loans, and private student loans. Credit reporting complaints have ...
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Federal Forgiveness: Relief and Repayment of Grad School Loans

With graduate school loans accounting for 40% of all student debt, a major focus has been put on the existence of federal programs that allow students to borrow large amounts and then to have a ...
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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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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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Successful SLM Private Student Loan Lawsuit Defense

Last month we were retained by a doctor who had been sued for multiple Sallie Mae private student loans, commonly labeled on a summons and complaint as, “SLM Student Loan Trust.” He ...
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Lebedin Kofman LLP Stops Client's Wage Garnishment

Much like many consumers in New York, New Jersey and across the country, our client first found out there was a default judgment obtained against her when her employer received an income execution and ...
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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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Crown Asset Management Case Dismissed

Our client contacted us regarding a Crown Asset Management lawsuit against him for about $10,000. Crown Asset is what we call a low level debt buyer as they usually buy debt once it has been bought ...
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