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  • What Happens to Judgment Enforcement upon Death?
    What Happens to Judgment Enforcement upon Death?

    Statutes relating to the enforcement of money judgments require careful reading and analysis. The below fairly summarizes CPLR § 5208 [Enforcement after death of judgment debtor; leave of court; ...

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  • Judgment Liens Explained: What Debtors and Creditors Need to Know
    Judgment Liens Explained: What Debtors and Creditors Need to Know

    A judgment lien arises when a court rules you owe a debt, allowing the creditor to claim your nonexempt property until the debt is paid.A judgment lien is created after the entry of a judgment. If you ...

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  • Know Your Rights Against Wage Garnishment Discrimination in New York
    Know Your Rights Against Wage Garnishment Discrimination in New York

    Getting your wages garnished due to debt can be stressful enough. But did you know that under New York law, your employer cannot legally punish you for it? As set forth below, New York CPLR § 5252 ...

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  • What is a "Notice to Judgment Debtor or Obligor"?
    What is a "Notice to Judgment Debtor or Obligor"?

    If you've received a letter with language similar or identical to the one below, you are being put on notice that your money is at risk of being seized by a judgment creditor. To satisfy due process ...

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  • Does Federal Law "Preempt" (Block) State Lawsuits for Mislabeling?
    Does Federal Law "Preempt" (Block) State Lawsuits for Mislabeling?

    The below list explores the show-down between state law and federal law in the areas of food, beverages, animal products, medication, medical devices, dietary supplements, cigarettes, and more. First, ...

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  • "Humanely Raised" Label Deceptively Connected to USDA, argues Class Action
    "Humanely Raised" Label Deceptively Connected to USDA, argues Class Action

    Does "Humanely Raised" placed near "USDA Process Certified" imply that the USDA certified "Humanely Raised"? Yes, plausibly so, held a federal judge in New Jersey in the class action, Hemy v. Perdue ...

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