New York debt collection and standing to sue, do you have that standing? Can a company that is unauthorized with NY State have standing to sue? Can such a company maintain NY state debt collection litigation to recover monies owed from a non-paying customer?
Do you know the answer to these questions?
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New York debt collection papers, what are the rules about letting your client know you filed them?
After suit authorization, you or your attorney files papers used to begin New York debt collection litigation with the court. Papers used to begin a NY debt collection litigation generally consist of a summons and complaint, a summons with notice, or a motion for summary judgment in lieu of complaint. You must serve any of those on the parties named in the lawsuit according to strict rules.
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You just received word that your nonpaying client hired counsel and is defending the case. They served an answer and discovery demands. Discovery? In debt collection cases? What should you expect?
Discovery is part of the litigation process even in NY debt collection cases. Most importantly, understanding what to expect and preparing in advance will lessen the burden of discovery demands.
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At some point, it becomes apparent that the debtor’s attempts at resolution are nothing more than delay tactics.
Such is the case currently where a client placed a claim with us for collection.
Our client is an independent contractor. He and the debtor company had been working together for well over a year. Suddenly, the company became delinquent on the weekly compensation. As a remedy, the debtor company’s principal issued a series of postdated checks to our client dated six months out. The parties continued their working arrangement. Six months later, our client began depositing the post-dated checks. One by one the checks returned. Each check was unpaid due to insufficient funds and that added to the debt. Continue reading “When Attempting to Renegotiate the Deal AGAIN Is Just Another Delay Tactic”