Monthly Archives: May 2014

Why Is It Important to Have an Attorney Who Abides by the Fair Debt Collections Act?

Laws exist to protect consumers against abusive debt collection practices, and businesses rely on the ethical standards and due diligence of the attorney they hire to collect debt. The Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) lays the ground rules for whether certain debt collection practices are legal or illegal and prohibits a variety of behaviors …Read More »

Our Collections Lawyers Explain How to Collect on Bad Checks

As most collections lawyers understand, many small business owners are frustrated by customers who write bad checks to the business for goods or services. If you are a small business owner who is wanting to learn about how to collect the money owed to you by people who wrote checks that were returned for insufficient …Read More »

What Does the Consumer Fraud Act Have to Do with Real Estate Litigation?

Lawyers can take action through real estate litigation to address fraud involved in selling or renting real estate property. Because real estate is typically your most valuable asset, you stand to lose a lot as a victim of fraud or when wrongly accused of fraud. Working with a skilled law firm can be essential to …Read More »

How a Writ of Replevin May Be Used after Default on a Loan

When a debtor stops making payment on a loan secured by collateral, the creditor has many options for securing their interest. Qualified New Jersey banking law attorneys can review those options with you to minimize the risk of losing valuable assets. Protection of Secured Debt When a consumer takes out a loan for certain items …Read More »

How Can Violations of the New Jersey Contractor’s Registration Act Be Subject to Litigation?

When a homeowner wants to hire a contractor for improvements, additions or renovations to a house, under New Jersey law, the contractor must be registered. The New Jersey Contractor’s Registration Act requires anyone who makes or sells home improvements, whether a sole proprietor, corporation, partnership or association and including officers, representatives, agents and employees, to …Read More »