Jocelyn Nager Named Super Lawyer for Fifth Consecutive Year

Jocelyn Nager, Super LawyerMs. Jocelyn Nager, the managing partner of Frank, Frank, Goldstein & Nager P.C., a New York debt collection law firm, has been named a “Super Lawyer” for the fifth consecutive year.

Super Lawyers is a rating service that features outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The list recognizes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state. Lawyers featured have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement and are evaluated through rigorous independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.

This is the second honor bestowed upon Ms. Nager this year. In September, she received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell — the highest possible rating a lawyer can receive — an honor she’s received several years running. The “AV” rating is awarded to those who hold the highest ethical standards and legal ability.

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Debt Collection Attorney Jocelyn Nager Recognized for Legal Excellence

Jocelyn Nager, Super LawyerMs. Jocelyn Nager, Esq., the managing partner of Frank, Frank, Goldstein & Nager, has been awarded an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell for 2020. An AV Preeminent rating is the highest possible rating a lawyer can receive.

Ratings are determined through a strenuous peer-review process from members of the Bar and judiciary. Those who receive an AV Preeminent rating hold the highest rankings in both legal ability and ethical standards. Lawyers must be practicing for at least 10 years to qualify.

The rating process is managed by Martindale-Hubbell, an information services firm for the legal profession and the authority in attorney reviews and ratings. This is the fifth year Ms. Nager’s been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell.

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Should You Take Advantage of Debt Forgiveness?

Illustration of a person handcuffed to a dollar bill to illustrate debt forgiveness.Schools, institutions, and other lenders are in the news for writing off their balances owed, thereby forgiving the debt. What are the consequences of debt forgiveness, and should you take advantage of debt forgiveness offered by a creditor?

While it is true that when a debt is forgiven in whole or in part, you are no longer required to repay that portion of the debt. However, did you know that the lender or creditor may issue a statement that the debt was forgiven? In fact, for many, the lender must issue a statement and report the forgiveness to the IRS by issuing a 1099.

That is, of course, if the debt exceeds $600.

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