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  • 4 Reasons to Vacate your Default Judgment Before Suing under the FDCPA
    4 Reasons to Vacate your Default Judgment Before Suing under the FDCPA

    Courts are in the business of reducing disputes to judgments— not revisiting issues already encompassed within judgments; Actually, that’s not entirely true. Our law practice—The Langel Firm—regularly ...

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  • The Langel Firm Swiftly Causes Dismissal of $86,473.47 Bank Lawsuit
    The Langel Firm Swiftly Causes Dismissal of $86,473.47 Bank Lawsuit

    Regions Bank sued our client in 2018 for a line of credit issued for $90,000.00. We attacked the bank's case on the grounds of bad "service" (improper notice). Our client supplied proof that he had ...

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  • Vacating a Default Judgment in New York: Some Fine Points
    Vacating a Default Judgment in New York: Some Fine Points

    Receive a wage garnishment? Bank account frozen? Bothered by a judgment? To vacate a default judgement, you'd use Sections 5015 and 317 of the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR). I strongly ...

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  • Unifund CCR, LLC Case Dismissed for Not Seeking Default Quickly Enough
    Unifund CCR, LLC Case Dismissed for Not Seeking Default Quickly Enough

    We have been seeing an interesting trend lately: debt buyers, without legal justification, moving for entry of a default judgment after the legal deadline. That deadline is one year after a consumer ...

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  • $36,000 Unifund Garnishment Stopped in its Tracks; Case Discontinued
    $36,000 Unifund Garnishment Stopped in its Tracks; Case Discontinued

    As always, time is of the essence when facing an income execution (garnishment). We needed to respond quickly to the final stages of a garnishment executed by Marshal Ronald Moses . In the underlying ...

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  • Vacating a Judgment Based on Bad Service? Bring This to Court!
    Vacating a Judgment Based on Bad Service? Bring This to Court!

    Improper service of the summons and complaint often is your primary weapon to seek relief against a judgment. Here's a blog post discussing the basic law involved in that process. Establishing lack of ...

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