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NAVIENT PRIVATE STUDENT LOAN DEBT SETTLED

Recently, we were retained by a consumer who was sued by Navient, a private student loan lender, and probably the biggest student loan lender in the country. The lawsuit against her was for over ...
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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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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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Judgment against Rubin and Rothman Set Aside by Federal Judge

Recently, United States District Judge Jose L. Linares agreed to set aside a default judgment in a suit against Rubin & Rothman LLP. The judgment was entered in December after the firm failed to ...
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LVNV Funding Hit with $38 Million Verdict

Recently, the Circuit Court for Baltimore City delivered a verdict against a Las Vegas-based debt buyer, LVNV Funding, LLC. The court ordered LVNV to pay $38 million, which will be split among 1,590 ...
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BANK OF AMERICA/AMERICAN EXPRESS DEBT

This case involved a $92,000 debt stemming from a combination of a Bank of America/American Express credit card. This is a rare and very interesting type of situation which evolved through an ...
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ARROWOOD INDEMNITY PRIVATE STUDENT LOAN

Our client was sued by the law office Stawiarski & Associates, PC on a private student loan in that was allegedly in default. They did so on behalf of their client Arrowood Indemnity Co, a common ...
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MAIDENBAUM & ASSOCIATES DEBT SETTLED

Our firm was contacted after our client’s bank account was restrained as the result of a default judgment entered by Accounts Receivable System a debt buyer that bought this particular debt from ...
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Kirschenbaum, Phillips & Levy Lawsuit Defense

Our client was sued by the Law Offices of Kirschenbaum, Phillips, & Levy, PC for a $6,977 Discover defaulted credit card account in Nassau County. Our client had been out of work for approximately ...
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Schachter Portnoy Debt Lawsuit Settled

In this case our client was sued by Cavalry SPV I LLC, a common low end debt buyer by way of their attorneys Schachter & Portnoy LLC whom handle many of these debt collection lawsuits in New York. ...
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JP Morgan Chase to Pay $100 Million in Credit Card Debt Settlement

In a settlement with the state of California, JP Morgan Chase will have to pay $50 million in compensation to customers and another $50 million in fines to the state of California. This settlement ...
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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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Debt Settlement Company Sued for Illegal Fees and False Promises

The CFPB announced that it has obtained a preliminary injunction against World Law Group and its senior leaders for running a debt-relief scheme that charged consumers illegal upfront fees. The ...
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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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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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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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Americredit Financial Services Case Resolved

Our client retained our office when his father’s bank account was frozen due to a judgment that was obtained against them by Mel Harris & Associates, a common New York debt collection law ...
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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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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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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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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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Citibank Line of Credit Case Resolved

Our client was served with a summons and complaint by Forster & Garbus on behalf of Citibank, the alleged original lender of a line of credit to our client. Forster & Garbus alleged that our ...
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Debt Settlement Co. Schemer Gets 9 Years in Prison

The owner of a New York debt settlement company, Mission Settlement, has received a 9 year prison sentence for running a fraudulent debt collection relief scheme that would target vulnerable ...
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