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  • 50 Reasons to Sue your Debt Collector under Federal Law
    50 Reasons to Sue your Debt Collector under Federal Law

    The below is a list of 50 clear violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. [1] Most of these are in the collection-litigation landscape. This list was first inspired by only one ...

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  • The Langel Firm Settled a $69,139 Judgment (Pinpoint Technologies) for $2,000
    The Langel Firm Settled a $69,139 Judgment (Pinpoint Technologies) for $2,000

    Our client walked in with a Notice of Garnishment issued by Marshal Moses for $69,139. The creditor was Pinpoint Technologies, LLC and the current law firm enforcing the judgment for Pinpoint was ...

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  • Sykes v. Mel Harris: Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement
    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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  • Wife not Allowed to "Stand In" for Husband at Traverse Hearing Using Power of Attorney in Lawsuit Brought by Pinpoint Technologies, LLC
    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 traverse hearing. A ...

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  • Collector Induce you to Settle to Stop Legal Action... but Judgment Entered Anyway?
    Collector Induce you to Settle to Stop Legal Action... but Judgment Entered Anyway?

    This situation is common. You agree to settle a collection lawsuit in exchange for a promise to stop the case. You pay as agreed, but then find yourself on the wrong end of a default judgment . The ...

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  • The Langel Firm Overturns $38K Garnishment by LR Credit 4, LLC
    The Langel Firm Overturns $38K Garnishment by LR Credit 4, LLC

    Facing a $38,458 garnishment by Marshal Gregg E. Bienstock , our client felt as if he ran out of options. He even paid a couple thousand dollars toward the garnishment. But after exploring his rights ...

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