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The Top 4 Defenses for Stopping a Debt Collection Lawsuit

There are many defenses that can be raised to a debt collection lawsuit, but there are four top defenses that are used by consumers when sued by a collector sues you. This post describes those defenses. If you have been sued by a debt collector for...

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Court Limits Application of FDCPA Validation Provisions

Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1692, debt collectors are required to provide verification (also sometimes called validation) of a debt being collected if a consumer sends a written dispute. A recent federal court case explains the potential limits of this...

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Culik Law Vacates Judgments of Debt Buyer CACH, LLC

In two recent cases, Culik Law obtained court orders vacating default judgments against Massachusetts consumers by debt buyer CACH, LLC. The judgments had been entered against a Massachusetts consumer over five years earlier. The court held that the judgment was void because CACH, LLC was not...