How Much Pressure Should You Apply to Collect Monies Owed

Image of a pressure gage.When a client is ignoring your demands for payments, you need to do something to move debt collection forward. That something is applying the right amount of pressure.

Professionally speaking, you do not want to strongarm your client or have your actions considered harassment, intimidation or any other unethical behavior.

How much pressure to apply depends on what stage of collections you are in. The goal is to apply enough pressure so that the debtor must pay. Apply too much pressure and you run the risk of putting them out of business.

The following are examples from two recent cases in which we sued and obtained judgments.

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How To Choose the Right New York Debt Collection Lawyer for Your Claim

A woman sitting at a table shaking hands with a manBy Jocelyn Nager

Finding the right New York debt collection lawyer to handle your claim will prevent you from throwing good money after bad and will mean the difference between getting paid and not getting paid.

Whether you found your New York collection lawyer as the result of a google search or through a recommendation, there are ways to ensure you’ve picked the right lawyer for your claim.

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Register a Foreign Judgment in NY

A man's hands signing papers.Can you register a foreign judgment in NY? Fortunately, the answer is a resounding yes! After obtaining a judgment in federal court, you can register the judgment in NY’s state court. And you should. Let’s talk about why you should.

Attorneys and their clients love to leverage the element of surprise. You want to seize assets to satisfy a foreign judgment once registered in New York. Consequently, you don’t want to provide notice of the judgment’s registry in New York.  But what if you don’t have to? Perhaps providing notice of the judgment’s registration is not the law. Continue reading “Register a Foreign Judgment in NY”