All posts by Alan M. Cohen

Judgment Enforcement

Having a judgment against a debtor is only worthwhile if that judgment can be enforced. Whether you are making an attempt at collecting debt from defunct company, navigating a foreign judgment, or working through a payment hearing problem, there are countless ways that judgment enforcement can become complex, and daunting. We don’t recommend walking away … Continue reading Judgment Enforcement

Foreign Judgments

It is a common problem for out-of-state businesses — you’ve done business in Massachusetts, and now you’re facing down a non-payment problem. The internet and ease of travel have made it so that lots of businesses are operating all around the world. However, that doesn’t mean everyone pays for their goods and services as they … Continue reading Foreign Judgments

Enforcement of Liens

The Commonwealth  of Massachusetts has made mechanic’s liens available as a form of remedy for creditors involved with construction projects. To be successful in getting creditors the money they are owed, however, these liens have to be filed properly and enforced properly. What is a Mechanic’s Lien? These liens are used as security for payment … Continue reading Enforcement of Liens

Electronic Signature Statute Helps Debt Settlement

A lumber company supplies building materials to a sub-contractor at a general contractor’s request. Somewhere north of $200,000.00, the sub-contractor becomes a deadbeat. The lumber company emails the general contractor about the debt.  Eventually, the general contractor sends an email stating that it would pay the debt and then fails to pay.  Refusing to take … Continue reading Electronic Signature Statute Helps Debt Settlement