All posts by Alan M. Cohen

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Considering a Mechanics Lien? In Massachusetts, Call a Lawyer First.

In Massachusetts, the Mechanic’s Lien statute gives general contractors, sub-contractors, architects, and suppliers an avenue to receive payment by going directly after the property where the work was performed even though they did not have a contract directly with the property owner. While this statute provides added payment protection, it is an extremely detailed, complex, … Continue reading Considering a Mechanics Lien? In Massachusetts, Call a Lawyer First.

Experienced Boston Collection Attorney Provides Business Debt Collection Solution

An intellectual technology supply company provided materials and installation services to an out of state debtor doing business in Massachusetts. When the out of state debtor’s ability to make a $16,000.00 payment short circuited, the supply company needed a business debt collection solution and called me. I immediately filed suit seeking and obtaining both a … Continue reading Experienced Boston Collection Attorney Provides Business Debt Collection Solution

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5 Things to Ask Your Boston Collections Lawyer Before You Retain Them

So a client owes you a ridiculous amount of money, and while your in-house AR department is doing all they can, the client simply refuses to pay. In order to stop wasting time and money, it’s time to call the legal services of a knowledgeable commercial debt collection attorney. But not just any attorney, a … Continue reading 5 Things to Ask Your Boston Collections Lawyer Before You Retain Them

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Massachusetts Debt Collection Solution Lawyer Fights For Businesses Like Yours

A Massachusetts florist supplier is owed around $11,000.00 from its out-of-state customer. When the customer’s payments wilted, the supplier called me because I provide creative and aggressive Massachusetts debt collection solutions to help businesses get paid. The customer had signed the supplier’s credit application that I had prepared. It subjected the customer to the personal … Continue reading Massachusetts Debt Collection Solution Lawyer Fights For Businesses Like Yours

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Massachusetts Debt Collection Laws: Knowing Your Rights as a Business

As in all legal matters, the strategy is dependent upon the legal rights in each particular jurisdiction. This is why, as a business owner, it is critical to know and understand your rights in order to protect your assets and to recoup any uncollected debt that is rightly owed to you and your company. By … Continue reading Massachusetts Debt Collection Laws: Knowing Your Rights as a Business

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Commercial Debt Recovery Solutions: Steps to Getting Paid (the Alan M. Cohen way)

There are attorneys who dabble in bad debt collection, and then there are attorneys who AGGRESSIVELY collect bad debt. If you’re in a situation where your client or customer refuses to pay and it’s putting a hurting on the balance sheet, which type of attorney would you prefer? Since we’re assuming you’d go with the … Continue reading Commercial Debt Recovery Solutions: Steps to Getting Paid (the Alan M. Cohen way)

Piercing the Corporate Veil Litigation

Among many tactics used in commercial debt litigation to collect unpaid debt is “Piercing the Corporate Veil.” In simple terms, veil piercing is a situation in which courts put aside limited liability afforded by   corporate structure and holds a corporation’s shareholders or directors personally liable for the corporation’s actions or debts. It is most commonly … Continue reading Piercing the Corporate Veil Litigation

Credit Applications & Contracts: Prevent Debt Issues Before They Start

When debt collection is handled before the debt actually becomes a problem, you’re already a step ahead of the game. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to have an arsenal of well-prepared, strong as oak documents such as a credit application or contract. Not only do these documents protect your best interests … Continue reading Credit Applications & Contracts: Prevent Debt Issues Before They Start