All posts by Alan M. Cohen

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Tell-tale Signs of Deadbeat Debtor

Boston – A produce supplier’s customer slowly starts making late and then stops making any payments. The customer starts displaying tell-tale signs of deadbeatitis – – “creative” and/or cliché excuses followed by communication black-outs followed by promises of payment which are quickly broken. Frustrated with the slowly rotting debt, the produce supplier calls me. After … Continue reading Tell-tale Signs of Deadbeat Debtor

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Out of State Debt Collection

A small Massachusetts’ independent consultant provided services to an out-of-state client. Its client accepted almost $25,000.00 worth of services from the consultant without complaint, yet refused to pay the consultant claiming it was having financial hardship. The independent consultant, fed up with getting taken advantage of by the out-of-state company, hired me! The Massachusetts consultant’s … Continue reading Out of State Debt Collection

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Effective Debt Collection in Massachusetts

There are debt collection attorneys, and then there are EFFECTIVE debt collection attorneys. Trust us, there’s a big difference between the two. So how do you find out who is in the “effective” category? See below… An Effective Debt Collection Attorney will…. Immediately File a Lawsuit: Many attorneys waste valuable time sending letters or making … Continue reading Effective Debt Collection in Massachusetts

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Enforcing Massachusetts Judgments

As with any legal matter, the process of enforcing judgments is determined state by state. Here we take a closer look at how it is done in Massachusetts. For starters, a judgment is a final order of a court that shows how much money is owed by one party to another. Here’s the important part. … Continue reading Enforcing Massachusetts Judgments

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Commercial Debt Collection for Out-of-State Creditors

Are you a creditor located outside Massachusetts with a debtor doing business in Massachusetts? Does this debtor refuse to pay your invoices even after repeated payment requests? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a brief overview of tactics a skilled and experienced attorney uses in order to collect money on behalf of an … Continue reading Commercial Debt Collection for Out-of-State Creditors

We Collect Debt, Even if Your Customer is Out of State

A service vendor is owed approximately $6,600 from an out of state customer. When the customer morphs into a deadbeat claiming that it is in financial difficulty, the vendor calls me. In the vendor’s contract, its customer had agreed to subject itself to being sued in Massachusetts. This is called a forum selection clause and … Continue reading We Collect Debt, Even if Your Customer is Out of State

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Attorney Alan M. Cohen Collects Commercial Debt when Tenants Stop Paying Rent

Your commercial tenant has stopped paying rent with only a few months left on the lease. Although you try to find out their intentions and collect your money, the tenant remains silent. You know that if you wait until the tenant vacates, you may not know where to find them. Deciding enough was enough, the … Continue reading Attorney Alan M. Cohen Collects Commercial Debt when Tenants Stop Paying Rent

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Working Through Massachusetts’ Complicated Mechanic’s Lien

You’re a materials supplier for a developer who built several houses. Suddenly your valued developer becomes a slow, then no paying deadbeat. You learn that your deadbeat’s proverbial ship has sunk and that its assets are substantially less than its liabilities. Fortunately you have written offers and acceptances forming a written contract thereby entitling you … Continue reading Working Through Massachusetts’ Complicated Mechanic’s Lien

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Business Debt Collection From All Angles – Success Story

You perform your work properly and in a timely fashion for your customer, who is loving you. That is until you send in your bill for services and your loving customer becomes your estranged debtor. The customer stops corresponding and no longer responds to your calls and letters. You could send your new found deadbeat … Continue reading Business Debt Collection From All Angles – Success Story