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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? If you are not in the position to hire us , although we always like to hear from you, I want you to understand some points ...

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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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  • Consent Order May Provide Relief for Chase Bank Debt
    Consent Order May Provide Relief for Chase Bank Debt

    In 2015, Chase bank entered into a consent order in response to accusations from 47 Attorney Generals that Chase had committed several acts of systematic wrong-doing in its attempt to collect and sell ...

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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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