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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Meet Your Debtor Face to Face

Two men shaking hands.Is there value in an old-fashioned sit-down with your nonpaying client?

You caught the client’s attention and now they would like to meet. Should you? Is it worth your time? Could it lead to a resolution? Seems that the client now wants to discuss the claim and have asked for a face to face meeting. They had ample opportunity to do so before you started the litigation process. So why now?

Perhaps the filing of the lawsuit was the trigger. Not only do they recognize that you mean business and that your goal is collecting the monies owed you.  Continue reading “Meet Your Debtor Face to Face”

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Debt Collection and Disparaging Remarks

angry emoji on a phone meant to represent disparaging remarks.Disparaging remarks added to the sting of not getting paid is upsetting. What makes it worse is when a client fabricates a reason for non-payment, which is downright untruthful.

You may know the drill.

There is a quick flurry of emails back and forth; insults hurled from one to the other. Added to the experience might include an exchange on the street, angry calls, disparaging remarks related to debt collection, raised voices on cell phones.

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Debt Collection And Your Reputation

Image of hands of two people working together.Debt collection is eventually an unfortunate byproduct of most commercial transactions. Extend credit to a customer for their purchase of goods or services, and they’re now in your debt. While most customers pay within the set terms, sometimes customers will be late, or they may even default entirely.

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