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  • Simple Guide to Blocking Debt Collectors From Exempt Bank Funds
    Simple Guide to Blocking Debt Collectors From Exempt Bank Funds

    Key Takeaways for Protecting Your Money from Creditors Certain Funds are Off-Limits to Creditors: There are specific types of income that creditors cannot touch, no matter what. These include: Social ...

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  • How Creditors "levy" (take) your Property: New York
    How Creditors "levy" (take) your Property: New York

    What is a Levy? The verb "to levy" means "to take or seize property in execution of a judgment." Used in a sentence: "The judgment creditor may levy on the debtor's assets." A levy is the final stage ...

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  • Pursued Twice for the Same Debt?  Assert Your Rights Immediately!
    Pursued Twice for the Same Debt? Assert Your Rights Immediately!

    Attempted Garnishment after Satisfaction of Judgment: A Case Study In one matter, our client wasn't sued twice but was garnished twice, which also happens. Originally, he hadn't been served properly, ...

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  • Unrecorded Debt Assignments Remain Legally Binding - What This Means for New York Debtors
    Unrecorded Debt Assignments Remain Legally Binding - What This Means for New York Debtors

    The Validity of Debt Assignments Without Court Recording The Case of Musah v Houslanger & Associates In a pivotal ruling, the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York provided ...

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  • Are You Liable for Business Credit Card Debt?
    Are You Liable for Business Credit Card Debt?

    The Perils of Personal Liability: Why Business Credit Card Agreements Still Bind Entrepreneurs 11 years later, the core contractual principles from an old court case still apply today. As a business ...

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  • Time Limit to Vacate Your Default Judgment: New York
    Time Limit to Vacate Your Default Judgment: New York

    Building upon yesterday's blog post " Need to Vacate a Default Judgment ?" this post discusses the time limits to do so. Understanding Time Limits for Challenging a Judgment When seeking to vacate a ...

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