Legal Advice for Debt Collection — 164 results
Written by attorney Jason Ostendorf, over 2 years ago.
In a recent decision, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (J. Motz), allowed a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) claim to proceed against a law firm that attempted... more
Written by attorney John M McKindles, over 4 years ago.
Personal Economic Recovery, Part 3:
Exemptions from Collection
Personal Economic Recovery, Part 1: A Look at Debt... more
Written by attorney J Dirk Schwenk, about 4 years ago.
Boat Work May Give Rise to a Maritime or State Law Lien Under Maritime law, when one provides services or products to a boat, these are considered "necessaries." If one provides... more
Written by attorney Gary D. Nitzkin, over 4 years ago.
Don’t Ignore that Garnishment served on your business. If you have been served with a garnishment on your employee’s wages, DO NOT IGNORE IT. You must respond to the garnishment within 14... more
Written by attorney Ian Leavengood, over 4 years ago.
Gather Initial Information: Details, Details, Details To invoke your consumer protection rights, it is important that you do everything possible to gather as much information as you can... more
Written by attorney Daniel Tam, over 2 years ago.
In response to many questions I have seen regarding this subject, and many calls I have taken, I felt it was appropriate to provide a guide to help spot potential payday loan collection... more
Written by attorney Jeffrey L Smoot, about 5 years ago.
Debt Collectors Must Have a Permissible Purpose to Obtain a Consumer Credit Report The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C. 1681b, and its state counterpart, RCW 19.182.020, list... more
Written by attorney Kenneth Seidberg, over 2 years ago.
In this series of five posts, we will explore common myths in debt collection. From accepting partial payments to collecting charged off accounts, learn the truth as we discuss a different... more
Written by attorney Michael Helfand, about 5 years ago.
Hourly vs. contingency An hourly fee is a set amount paid per hour. At the beginning of the case, the attorney will probably require a lump sum, called a retainer. This may be a couple... more
Written by attorney Alan Fanger, about 3 years ago.
which in legalese are known as
common area maintenance fees,
are the lifeblood of ay condominiums operations. In an uncertain economy where many
condominium unit owners... more
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