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  • Sale of Real Property through Sheriff Levy: New York
    Sale of Real Property through Sheriff Levy: New York

    New York CPLR § 5236 governs the sale of real property "on an execution" (through court order). Since real estate is often the most valuable asset possessed by a judgment debtor, this statute is ...

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  • New York Law: Levy on Real Property When Judgment Over 10 Years Old
    New York Law: Levy on Real Property When Judgment Over 10 Years Old

    We are getting close to completing our CPLR Article 52 summary series relating to enforcement of money judgments in New York. It is important to know that once an unsecured creditor (i.e. credit card ...

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  • The Langel Firm Swiftly Resolves Cases against United Guaranty Commercial Insurance of North Carolina
    The Langel Firm Swiftly Resolves Cases against United Guaranty Commercial Insurance of North Carolina

    Since our initial introduction to United Guaranty Commercial Insurance of North Carolina in this case , we've been retained by more consumers needing help against this student loan insurer suing in ...

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    New York "Sewer Service" and "Robo-signing" Case Finally Settles

    The Sykes v. Mel Harris class action finally ends with the parties coming to a settlement. The story was on the front page of today's New York Law Journal. We've been reporting on this case since 2011 ...

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  • Midland Funding Seeks U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Over Usury Issue
    Midland Funding Seeks U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Over Usury Issue

    You may remember in Madden v. Midland Funding, LLC , the United States Court of Appeals ruled that Midland Funding, LLC a non-bank debt buyer, was unable to charge the same usurious rates of interest ...

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  • Class Action against Unifund CCR Partners Moves Forward
    Class Action against Unifund CCR Partners Moves Forward

    In Young v. Unifund CCR Partners , the consumer plaintiffs defeated Unifund's motion to dismiss by convincing a court that Unifund's arguable inability to prove custody of a debt as required under ...

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