New York City Debt Collection Defense Attorney
Protecting Your Consumer Rights
Law Office of Abel L. Pierre, Attorney at Law, P.C. provides dedicated assistance to consumers who are facing debt collection lawsuits and debt collection harassment or abuse from creditors or collection agencies. Our firm seeks to protect individuals from the adverse effects of default judgments such as wage garnishment and bank account seizures. We also take legal action on our clients' behalf against creditors or collectors who violate federal or state consumer laws, such as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). If you have been sued by a debt collector, or are being subjected to abuse or harassment, a New York City debt collection defense attorney at our firm is prepared to aggressively take action on your behalf. We have successfully litigated federal lawsuits on behalf of consumers who have been victimized by the brutal tactics of bill collectors and collections agencies.
In 2010 Mr. Pierre was sworn in as an Arbitrator for the Small Claims Court of the City of New York. He is also admitted to practice before United States Federal Court and is a proud member of the National Association of Consumer Law Advocates; The Association of the Bar of the City of New York; New York County Lawyer's Assoc iation and The Brooklyn Bar Association and Queens County Bar Association.
Many individuals in our state are made victims of unfair or illegal collection actions on the part of creditors and debt collectors. The number of people who are sued number in the hundreds of thousands. Every year, creditors and collectors misuse the legal system in an effort to recover debts, relying on bad information or process servers who break the law. It is strongly recommended that you contact our firm for any of the following:
- You have had a civil court lawsuit filed against you for a debt
- You have missed a court date in regards to a debt
- You have noticed a collection account or judgment that has been mysteriously placed on your credit report, or similar credit report errors
- You have been called by a creditor or debt collector at work
- You have been called repeatedly at odd hours by a creditor or debt collector
- You have been treated unfairly or deceived by a creditor or debt collector
- You have experienced garnished wages
- You have experienced frozen bank accounts
- You need to know your rights regarding defending debt collection defense
Debt Collection Defense Lawyer in New York City
Our firm was established with the sole purpose of defending consumer rights and fighting debt collectors in court. We can assist you at any point before, during, or after a lawsuit, and take immediate steps to stop any harassment or abuse that you are encountering. In addition, we can provide you with information and support in areas that include: proper lawsuit notification, unpaid overtime, illegal background checks, student loan debt, medical debt, cell phone bills, and the automobile fraud lemon law. Our firm has developed a deep understanding of the laws which affect consumers that most other attorneys just do not have. Attorney Pierre attends several sessions of training seminars which continually updates his extensive knowledge in this area of law.
Contact a New York City debt collection defense lawyer for immediate assistance if you are being sued or harassed by a creditor or collector.