Palmer, Reifler & Associates keeps calling me? Meaning? Can I stop them?

Asked over 1 year ago - New York, NY

I was arrested for shoplifting in NY and received a civil demand from Palmer, Reifler & Associates. I went on this site and saw that almost every lawyer advised to ignore the letter, so I did.

However, now they are calling me every other day from a 1-888 number where an automated message tells me that I have to call them back regarding something about my account. Is this just a typical scare tactic they use, or is it actually something urgent?

In addition, I am annoyed by the number of times they call me. It is literally every other day. Is there a way to stop them, or will they keep doing this forever?

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . The only way to stop them is to hire a lawyer to write them a letter stating that you are represented by counsel. Once that hapens they can no longer contact you and can only contact your lawyer. I do this for all my clients who get civil demands. Palmer, Reifler & Associates is particlary aggressive so they will likely keep calling.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  2. Jayson Lutzky

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    Answered . You can have a lawyer write a cease and desist letter. If they violate the letter, then you can sue them.

    If this answer is helpful, then please mark the helpful button. If this is the best answer, then please indicate... more

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