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  • E-Signatures in New York: Validity and Enforceability in Debt Lawsuits
    E-Signatures in New York: Validity and Enforceability in Debt Lawsuits

    Understanding E-Signatures and Contractual Waivers in Purchase of Future Receivables In the recent case of AJ Equity Group LLC v. The Office Connection, Inc. et al., 197 N.Y.S.3d 925 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. ...

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  • Insufficient Evidence of Contract Authenticity Derails Personal Jurisdiction Claim by Purchaser of Future Receivables
    Insufficient Evidence of Contract Authenticity Derails Personal Jurisdiction Claim by Purchaser of Future Receivables

    In our collection-defense practice, I often encounter this scenario: an out-of-state defendant being served by email, regular mail, or certified mail. There is only one problem: those methods alone ...

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  • Access Your Exempt Bank Funds: The Essential Guide to Using the Exemption Claim Form Kit
    Access Your Exempt Bank Funds: The Essential Guide to Using the Exemption Claim Form Kit

    The Exemption Claim Form Kit An Attorney-Crafted Solution for Unfreezing Exempt Funds from Frozen Bank Accounts in New York Under New York CPLR §§ 5205, specific funds are protected from bank freezes. ...

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  • The Langel Firm Launches Bank-Release Kit in Etsy Shop Called "Legal Demand Documents"
    The Langel Firm Launches Bank-Release Kit in Etsy Shop Called "Legal Demand Documents"

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jesse Langel, Esq. Introduces Innovative Solution to Unfreeze Bank Accounts New York, NY – Renowned consumer protection lawyer and founder of The Langel Firm, Jesse Langel, Esq., ...

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  • Sued for Debt? Top 15 Reasons to Consult a Lawyer
    Sued for Debt? Top 15 Reasons to Consult a Lawyer

    In 2024, New York has witnessed a surge in debt collection lawsuits and harassment cases. Over 96% of defendants sued in debt collection cases are unrepresented, and most are low-income seniors of ...

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  • Can a Creditor Use a Driver's Abstract to Verify My Address for Legal Purposes?
    Can a Creditor Use a Driver's Abstract to Verify My Address for Legal Purposes?

    Can a Driving Abstract Help Establish Where I Lived for "Service" of Legal Papers? Yes, a driving abstract or record can be a piece of supporting evidence to help prove where someone lives for legal ...

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