Blog Posts in March, 2016

Most Frequent Debt Collection Complaints of 2015

The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau has released its 2015 report to Congress. The report categorizes consumer complaints, with regard to debt collection, into six classifications. The report also ...
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Protective Order Denied in Case Involving a Fraudulent Conveyance

The case [1] appeared in the New York Law Journal three days ago. It's wildly fascinating as it touches on various aspects of judgment enforcement. An individual judgment debtor moved for a ...
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Co-Signers Beware: Judgment May Be Entered Against You Even if You're Not Served

A co-signer, or co-borrower, is usually a "joint obligor," which means that both borrowers have equal responsibility to repay the full amount of the loan. The lender can pursue legal ...
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Top Ten Consumer Frauds of 2015

The NY Attorney General published a press release listing the following top ten consumer frauds: Internet scams (i.e. privacy; consumer frauds) Automobile (i.e. buying; rental) Consumer-related ...
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Deferred Interest Credit Card Offers.... Free Credit or Debt Time Bombs?

Imagine you are in the market for a new surround sound system. You take a trip to Best Buy and find the ideal surround sound system which will allow you to enjoy your music and movies in crisp, ...
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Sykes v. Mel Harris: Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement

NOTICE OF PROPOSED CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT AND FAIRNESS HEARING Sykes v. Mel S. Harris and Associates LLC, No. 09 Civ. 8486 ...
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Equable Ascent Financial Case Study: Examine the Specifics of the Debt

Our client received a Notice of Garnishment by Marshal Henry Daly in the amount of $4,105. We quickly intervened by pointing to alleged defects in the underlying debt, and alleged defects in the ...
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Consumers Beware! Scam Alert (Debt Consolidation, Payday Loans & Auto Title Loans)

When you fall on hard times and your bills pile up, you may become desperate to find some financial breathing room. Capitalizing on the vulnerable consumer buried in debt, there is no shortage of ...
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Wife not Allowed to "Stand In" for Husband at Traverse Hearing Using Power of Attorney in Lawsuit Brought by Pinpoint Technologies, LLC

A New York appellate court reversed a trial court's decision to let a consumer-defendant's spouse, under a power of attorney, to "stand in" for him for purposes of conducting a ...
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