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  • Sued By National Collegiate Student Loan Trust? Some Basic Information
    Sued By National Collegiate Student Loan Trust? Some Basic Information

    What connection does this "trust" have to my student loan? These trusts are not lenders or guarantors. National Collegiate Student Loan Trust is a trust, or series of trusts, that contain private ...

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  • Carefully Drafted Motions Provide Leverage when Disputing Wage Garnishments
    Carefully Drafted Motions Provide Leverage when Disputing Wage Garnishments

    A client contacted us after she received a wage garnishment stemming from a judgment that had been obtained against her by LVNV Funding. The judgment was obtained in 2007 for about $6,000 and had rose ...

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  • Class Action brought against Forster & Garbus for citing creditor as
    Class Action brought against Forster & Garbus for citing creditor as "NCOP XI, LLC A/P/O Capital One."

    A federal judge green-lighted a class action lawsuit that accused Forster & Garbus, LLP and NCOP XI, LLC of acting deceptively by citing a creditor's name as "NCOP XI, LLC A/P/O Capital One." The Fair ...

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  • No FDCPA Violation Where Non-Attorney Representative Called Consumer On Behalf of Forster & Garbus
    No FDCPA Violation Where Non-Attorney Representative Called Consumer On Behalf of Forster & Garbus

    In a recent case in the US DIstrict Court for the Eastern District in New York, the plaintiff brought a cause of action against Forster & Garbus , alleging that its practice of having a non-attorney ...

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  • Palisades Collection, LLC and Pressler & Pressler, LLP sued for filing successive, jurisdictionally defective lawsuits against consumer
    Palisades Collection, LLC and Pressler & Pressler, LLP sued for filing successive, jurisdictionally defective lawsuits against consumer

    The front page of the New York Law Journal (Nov. 4, 2011) housed this torturous story about an Erie County woman who took it upon herself to hold accountable a debt buyer, Palisades Collection, LLC, ...

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  • Process server doesn't show up; case dismissed
    Process server doesn't show up; case dismissed

    At my traverse hearing (to resolve the issue of jurisdiction) today, debt collection firm, Forster and Garbus, discontinued its lawsuit against my client. At a traverse hearing, the plaintiff's ...

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