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Debt collection law firms, also known as creditor’s rights law firms, focus on the collection of debt through the court system. While traditional collection agencies are not authorized to file lawsuits against debtors, collection attorneys specialize in taking debt cases to court to try to obtain court-ordered judgments against debtors.

In addition to teams of legal professionals, many collection law firms have extensive collection operations that conduct more traditional debt recovery activity.


District Court in CFPB v. Hanna Denies Request to Certify Case for Interlocutory Appeal

The long and winding road in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) lawsuit against the Frederick J. Hanna & Associates. P.C. law firm took another turn this week. On Monday, November 16th, The Honorable Amy Totenberg, United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, issued an order denying Hanna’s request to certify […]

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Judge Accepts $59 Million Settlement in Sykes vs. Mel S. Harris and Associates, Pending Fairness Hearing

Court documents were filed yesterday, preliminarily approving the class action settlements in Monique Sykes, et al., vs. Mel S. Harris and Associates, LLC, et al. A Fairness Hearing has been scheduled for May 11, 2016, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The case is a class-action lawsuit originally certified […]


Executive Change: Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Welcomes the Return of Attorney and Major Jason K. Wright

November 10, 2015 – Cleveland, OH — Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA (WWR), a creditors’ rights firm now in its 85th year of client service, welcomes Attorney Jason K. Wright back to its Brooklyn Heights, Ohio office after his return from a 12-month-long mobilization as a Major in the United States Army at Fort Hood, located […]


Are We Closer to Understanding ‘Meaningful Involvement’? Bock v. Pressler & Pressler May Show the Way

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in the case of Bock v. Pressler & Pressler. Observers saw this as a significant case, with far-reaching impact upon attorneys who engage in debt collection litigation. From the tone of the Circuit Court’s questions, it was clear that policy consideration were at the center of the Court’s focus.

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Participation Cuts Both Ways; Another Take On “Meaningful Involvement”

In any relationship, contractual or otherwise, the responsibility to be “meaningfully involved” is not a one-sided equation. And if that premise is accepted, which I believe reasonable people would agree it should, then defining it needs to have a defensible background and basis upon which to use the term in defining acceptable behavior among both parties.