Collecting legal fees in New York

money-briefcase-x-largeNot everyone pays their lawyer. Collection of legal fees can differ from other types of commercial debt collection.  Before pursuing collection, the law firm must be clear about the service rendered.  Were the legal services rendered in an individual capacity and therefore be considered a consumer claim protected by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)? Or, were the services rendered in a commercial context and can be treated as a commercial debt collection claim? Continue reading “Collecting legal fees in New York”

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