A Mechanic’s Lien Can Prompt Payment A building material supplier’s customer started delaying payments. The building supplier called me. After reviewing the files, I determined that documents forming the basis of a written contract existed. This allowed my client to proceed with a Mechanic’s Lien. I promptly prepared and recorded a Notice of Contract and … Continue reading Mechanic’s Lien Prompts Payment
A marketing company called me to collect its commercial debt from an out of state debtor. Relying on my customer’s forum select clause, I filed suit in Massachusetts. Although the debtor acknowledged owing some monies, it disputed the rest of the commercial debt. My initial settlement negotiations with the debtor’s counsel lead to a token offer … Continue reading Experienced Attorney Collects Commercial Debt
We Collect Foreign Judgments and Commercial Debt Often winning a judgment does not mean collecting a commercial debt. A Kentucky company sold materials to a company located in Massachusetts. $32,000.00 worth of unpaid bills later, the Kentucky company filed suit and obtained a Kentucky judgment. Instead of calling me to collect the out of state judgment … Continue reading We Collect Foreign Judgments and Commercial Debt
A customer owes big bucks, but when called for payment, stalls, crawls or simply ignores the creditor. Classic signs of the dreaded disease of “deadbeatitis.” When the customer finally meets with the Creditor, it promises payment from the proceeds of a sale of real estate. Yet, when the Creditor asks for security, the customer goes silent. … Continue reading Bank Attachment Helps Collect Debt
HIRE THE ATTORNEY OTHER ATTORNEYS HIRE TO COLLECT THEIR UNPAID BILLS! MIDDLESEX —- Even an attorney can get stiffed on a bill. After running up a tab of $61,000.00 in legal fees, the debtor refuses to pay his own attorney. Despite numerous requests for payment, the debtor refuses to budge. After unsuccessfully exhausting all … Continue reading HIRE THE ATTORNEY OTHER ATTORNEYS HIRE TO COLLECT THEIR UNPAID BILLS!
FORUM SELECTION CLAUSES CAN HELP YOU COLLECT YOUR MONEY SUFFOLK —- An internet service provider’s out-of-state debtor decides that it does not want to pay its bill. Fortunately, the provider’s contract contains a forum selection clause allowing for suit to be filed in Massachusetts. The provider hires me and I immediately began work. The debtor … Continue reading FORUM SELECTION CLAUSES CAN HELP YOU COLLECT YOUR MONEY
DO YOU USE A FORUM SELECTION CLAUSE? A forum selection clause is a valuable tool which allows suppliers of materials and providers of services to control where they can sue and be sued. It can save a business time and money by requiring litigation where they are located rather than where their commercial debtor resides. … Continue reading Do You Use a Forum Selection Clause?
PROCEDURAL ERRORS CAN COST YOU YOUR MECHANIC’S LIEN RIGHTS DON’T TRY TO SAVE A BUCK AND LOSE THE BANK I am often requested to either enforce or dissolve a mechanic’s lien. Unlike basement bargain on-line mills that prepare mechanic’s liens without close attention to statutory detail, I carefully examine my client’s paperwork to make sure … Continue reading Procedural Errors Can Cost You Your Mechanic’s Lien Rights
FORUM SELECTION CLAUSE IS ENFORCEABLE IN MASSACHUSETTS The law is clear that forum selection clauses are enforceable in Massachusetts, especially where both parties are sophisticated businesses. See Kittredge Equip. Co. v Ted’s Victorian Pub & Rest. (2001 Mass App Div 192, 2001 Mass App Div LEXIS 103) (Noting that it is fair and reasonable to … Continue reading FORUM SELECTION CLAUSE IS ENFORCEABLE IN MASSACHUSETTS
PERSISTANCE + RELENTLESS PURSUIT TO COLLECT BAD DEBT = PAYDAY A plumbing supplier’s customer hit hard times in 2008. When the customer went silent, the supplier called me. I immediately filed suit and sought and obtained ex parte attachments. Unfortunately, the attachments seized no assets. When the defendant failed to file an answer, I then … Continue reading PERSISTANCE + RELENTLESS PURSUIT TO COLLECT BAD DEBT = PAYDAY