Blog Posts in April, 2013

State or Local Tax Liens Appearing on Your Credit Report? We Can Help

If you have recently discovered that there is a state tax warrant or a tax lien against you, you are most certainly not alone. Similarly, if you have recently received a tax bill or notice, you are in ...
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Fired because of a Wage Garnishment? New York Law Compared to Federal Law

In our prior blog ("Has your Employer Fired You because of a Wage Garnishment/Income Execution... "), we discussed your statutory right to damages should your employer retaliate against you ...
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Sued Twice for the Same Debt? Assert Your Rights Immediately!

The Langel Firm has recently been retained on several cases where consumers had been sued for the same debt twice. In one particular circumstance, our client had been sued without ever having been ...
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Credit Card Liability: Distinguishing Authorized Users from Joint Account Holders

Users of credit cards fall into one of two categories – account holders or authorized users. Account holders apply for and agree to be obligated on the account. The account holder can authorize ...
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Is your Employer Required to Investigate the Validity of an Income Execution?

No, according New York CPLR § 5209, entitled, "Discharge of garnishee's obligation." Assuming the Income Execution itself contains the basic information required in CPLR § ...
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