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Does Your Debt Collection Attorney Use Post-Judgment Discovery?

Many debt collection attorneys rely solely upon post-judgment supplementary process to learn about a debtor’s assets. Unfortunately, the creditor bears the burden of proving that the debtor has the ability to make payment as opposed to the debtor having the burden of proving that they cannot. By relying solely on post judgment supplementary process, a … Continue reading Does Your Debt Collection Attorney Use Post-Judgment Discovery?

Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Where Assets Are in MA

If you have obtained a judgment in another state or country, but your debtor’s assets are in Massachusetts, you might worry that you’re out of luck when it comes to enforcing what your jurisdiction has granted. With the Law Offices of Alan M. Cohen LLC and Attorney Cohen’s signature dedication to pursuing all judgments to … Continue reading Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Where Assets Are in MA

Hire an Attorney Who Doesn’t Just Work to Domesticate Foreign Judgments but Attempts to Collect the Debt at the Same Time

Having an out of state judgment domesticated in  Massachusetts is vital to ensuring your money is recovered from a debtor’s Massachusetts assets.  If you are not actively working toward collecting debt at the same time as domestication of foreign judgment, you afford the debtor the opportunity to hide or transfer his/her/its assets leaving you empty-handed, … Continue reading Hire an Attorney Who Doesn’t Just Work to Domesticate Foreign Judgments but Attempts to Collect the Debt at the Same Time

Mechanic’s Liens, Often Overlooked, Provide a Basis of Collection if Done Promptly and Properly

Contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers may not know about an important legal avenue for recovering debts. Mechanic’s liens are a good way to form a basis of collection on a property; very simply stated a lien can be placed on a property if the people involved in remodeling or improvements are not paid. Preparing and enforcing … Continue reading Mechanic’s Liens, Often Overlooked, Provide a Basis of Collection if Done Promptly and Properly

Don’t Rely on Collection Lawyers That Dabble in Commercial Debt Collection (Hire a Collection Law Firm That Focuses on Commercial Debt Collection)

Some attorneys collect on all kinds of debt, whether it is personal or commercial. If you are dealing with commercial debt collection, however, it pays to hire a collection law firm that has a full focus on commercial debt collection. Attorney Alan M. Cohen LLC has over three decades of experience in business debt collection … Continue reading Don’t Rely on Collection Lawyers That Dabble in Commercial Debt Collection (Hire a Collection Law Firm That Focuses on Commercial Debt Collection)

Why an Aggressive Massachusetts Collection Attorney is a Must for Any Business

Your business is your livelihood. It deserves the best protection. While you have probably already implemented a lot of good business practices, if you have not considered bringing an aggressive Massachusetts collection attorney into your network, now is the time. Having a great attorney can be the difference between a business that fails due to … Continue reading Why an Aggressive Massachusetts Collection Attorney is a Must for Any Business

A Good Massachusetts Collection Attorney Can Help Turn A Paper Judgment into Money in the Bank

Getting a paper judgment against a debtor is a good first start, but that’s all it is — a start. Often, a paper judgment cannot pay back the money owed to you without further legal action. If the debtor was not interested in repaying you before the judgment, what would make them want to pay … Continue reading A Good Massachusetts Collection Attorney Can Help Turn A Paper Judgment into Money in the Bank