New York Collections Lawyer

New York Collections Lawyer - New York Collection Lawyers give assistance to creditors in pursuing their debtors.

There are two types of debt:

  • Secured Debt: A debt that has some form of property that is used as collateral to secure the debt. For example: a home loan is secured by the house. If the debtor doesn't pay his/her mortgage, the creditor can foreclose and take the house to repay the debt. Another example is a car loan. If the debtor doesn't pay the car note, the car can be repossessed, sold at an auction to recoup most if not all of the debt. If any debt is left over after the car is sold, the creditor can then hold the debtor liable for the remainder of what is owed. Collection on what is left is done in a similar manner as collecting an unsecured debt (described below).

  • Unsecured Debt: A debt that doesn't have any form of property the creditor can take as collateral. New York Collection attorneys have a harder time collecting these kind of debts. Creditor rights attorneys suggest that you continue sending reminders and demand letters. If the debtor still doesn't pay, you can hire a collection agency. Your last resort is to file a lawsuit against the debtor and secure a judgement against him/her through the courts.

Some common New York bankruptcy issues include the following:

United States Bankruptcy Courts
Federal courts have exclusive jurisdiction over bankruptcy cases. Bankruptcy cases cannot be filed in state court. Each of the 94 federal judicial districts handles bankruptcy matters
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New York Collections Lawyer Wayne Greenwald, PC

New York, New York  
212-983-1922 [ View Complete Listing ]

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