All posts by Alan M. Cohen

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

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

Mechanic’s Lien Protects Lumber Supplier

A lumber supplier sells building materials to one of its customers at two projects. The customer fails to make payment. The lumber supplier calls us. Identifying documents which together form an enforceable a written contract, we immediately prepare a Mechanic’s Lien consisting of a Notice of Contract and Statement of Accounts. After recording the Mechanic’s … Continue reading Mechanic’s Lien Protects Lumber Supplier

We Specialize in Out of State Debt Collection

An internet advertising company’s out of state customer ran up a $54,000.00 bill and then refused to pay. The internet advertising company called us. Relying on the advertising company’s forum selection clause, we brought by suit in Massachusetts and obtained a Temporary Restraining Order. After giving notice to the debtor, the Court allowed our motion … Continue reading We Specialize in Out of State Debt Collection