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When Debt Collection Companies Don't Follow The Rules

There are many debt collection companies and law firms. These companies often times flagrantly violate the rules, laws and regulations regarding how debt collectors are supposed to practice their ...
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Foreclosure Judgement's

Although the real estate market in this country seemed to bounce back from the crash of 2008, foreclosures are still happening at a regular pace. Many homeowners are under the impression that if they ...
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Do You Have Good Credit?

There are many people in this country who should have excellent credit. They have never encountered severe financial difficulty. And this group of people have also never encountered unpaid medical ...
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Do You Have a Car Payment You Can't Afford?

Many times people finance a brand-new or used car and they keep up the payments for a while. But then, life happens: the loss of a job or a medical emergency and suddenly they realize that they are in ...
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Car Repossession - How Does It Affect My Credit?

Often times in this economy a repossession of a car is one way in which a judgment can end up in your credit report. Many people often had their car was repossessed because they are simply no longer ...
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Default Judgments & Credit Reports

Many consumers discover that a default judgment has been placed on their credit report when they apply for a mortgage, credit card, car loan or some other credit based product or service. Often times ...
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AUTO LOAN JUDGMENTS

Many people are dealing with the problem of auto loan judgments. Their story goes something like this: So you finally bought that car you have been drooling over for the past 6 months. A few days into ...
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Attorney Abel Pierre Successfully Defends Diabetic Woman Facing A $124,000 Judgment

Judgments can be scary, especially when that judgment may result in a wage garnishment or frozen bank account. But what happens if you are on payment plan, almost finished, and get sick and ...
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Attorney Abel Pierre Successfully Defends Man Wrongly Treated as Felon

In 2012, a Navy Veteran home from three tours in Iraq began searching for a new apartment. He found one he liked, applied, and was submitted to a background check. The results of that background check ...
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Correcting Credit Reporting Errors

Your credit rating is very important when you need to obtain credit for something important and if you have a negative on your credit report you will want to remove it as soon as possible. Just one ...
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The Case for Hiring an Attorney to Stop Your Wage Garnishment or Bank Account from Being Frozen

This is the time of do-it-yourself marketing. Everywhere you go, you see ads that encourage people to do their own home repairs, remodeling, education, and even to provide their own legal or health ...
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Avoid the "Unwelcoming Committee" When Returning to Work

The economy is showing slow signs of promise. The unemployment rate is slowly declining and people in this country are slowly regaining their footing by earning, saving and spending more money. ...
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Deadlines Part 3: Race Against the Clock: After Judgment Has Been Entered - Double Edged Sword

If you just found out that a judgment was entered against you for an old credit card or medical debt collection, then you had better hurry up and retain a lawyer to help you resolve this issue. The ...
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Deadlines Part 2: Race Against the Clock: Fighting & Preventing Judgments

If you are being sued for an old credit card or medical debt collection, then you had better hurry up and retain an attorney to file an answer. The cost may not be as high as you think. The cost of ...
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Deadlines Part 1: Race Against the Clock: Initial Lawsuits

Deadlines are a part of our everyday lives. We are constantly running to make sure that we get our tasks completed prior to the expiration of a deadline, whether it is at home or at work. It is ...
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Vacate Before You Pay!

Finding out that you have a judgment against you can be one of the most stressful things that you can deal with. Usually, the default judgment is issued by the civil court because of a credit card or ...
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TICK TOCK: The Judgment Is Being Enforced and Time Is Running Out!

Let's face it: most people don't know that they have a judgment against them until it's too late. The credit collection agencies are sneaky and oftentimes will wait until they get a ...
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Clean Credit for 2014

New Year's time brings resolutions for us all. Whether our resolutions involve weight loss or re-connecting with family and friends, oftentimes our resolutions are soon forgotten. However, if your ...
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Frozen Bank Accounts

As the holidays roll through and temperatures drop throughout the country, the local ponds and lakes are not the only things that are getting frozen. If you have an unpaid judgment against you, then ...
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She Works Hard for the Money!

We all work hard for our paycheck. We race into work and race home to sleep, wake up, and do it all over again. Sometimes, if things go our way, we even work extra hours or a second job just to make ...
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Refund Just in the Nick of Time!

Imagine going away for Caribbean vacation. You took in some sun, hit the beach and enjoyed the sights. Upon your return you are showing off your great tan to friends, family and strangers alike. You ...
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Frozen In Time (And Money)....

Credit card judgments can sneak up on you at any time and place. However it is a common tactic for debt collectors to freeze your bank account because of the judgments on a Friday afternoon, thus ...
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I Can't Get No Satisfaction!

Imagine that like many Americans you have a credit card judgment issued against you in civil court. You scrape up the money and finally pay off the judgment. A few years later you check your credit ...
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Harassed by a Debt Collector? How Does the FDCPA Protect Me?

Being faced with mounting debt can be a extremely stressful experience, not only for you but for your family as well. Add to that the harassment and abusive tactics employed by many creditors and debt ...
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A Closer Look at Our Firm

For almost a decade the Law Office of Abel L. Pierre, Attorney at Law, P.C. has been helping residents in and around the New York City area to resolve their financial woes. Our primary purpose has ...
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