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The Adversary Proceeding: Litigation in Bankruptcy Court

April 13, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

An adversary proceeding is a lawsuit filed within a bankruptcy case. Creditors, bankruptcy trustees, and other interested parties can file adversary proceedings in a bankruptcy, as can the bankruptcy filer. Bankruptcy offers both debtors and creditors finality in the adjudication [ . . . ]

What To Do When You Get Sued

February 9, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

You cannot prevent a plaintiff from suing you. The case may have no merit, and the plaintiff may even be guilty of abuse of process. But you cannot avoid litigation if the plaintiff names you as a defendant. Here’s what [ . . . ]

Top 5 Worst Debt Collection Defenses

January 11, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

Good debt collection defenses flow from the specific circumstances of the debt. Bad debt collection defenses merely delay the lawsuit without changing its outcome. And the worst debt collection defenses are irrelevant, waste the court’s time, and possibly add costs and fees to [ . . . ]

D.C. Small Claims Increase is a Big Win for Creditors

December 27, 2016 Brian V. Lee 0

Effective immediately, the  jurisdictional limit of D.C.’s Small Claims Court has increased from $5,000 to $10,000. By contrast, Virginia’s small claims (General District Court) limit is $25,000, and Maryland’s small claims (District Court) limit is $30,000. The D.C. small claims increase took [ . . . ]

Sometimes Being Right Isn’t Enough

September 14, 2016 Brian V. Lee 0

You know you’re right. The other person knows you’re right. Every reasonable person with an objective perspective on the facts would agree: “You’re absolutely right!” Unfortunately, sometimes being right isn’t enough. Some people are really stubborn. Some people just don’t like to admit they’re [ . . . ]

Can a Debt Collector Message Me on Facebook?

August 26, 2016 Brian V. Lee 0

If you are being pressured to pay a debt, you know that collection agents can be relentless. A collection agency may be constantly bombarding you with demands for payment. Letters, phone calls, and . . . Facebook? That’s right. Social media makes [ . . . ]

Will I Owe Money After Foreclosure?

August 19, 2016 Brian V. Lee 0

Many people who call our office want to save their homes from foreclosure. In other cases, a foreclosure has already taken place. There are many different reasons why a foreclosure may be scheduled, ranging from market conditions to change in homeowner circumstances. [ . . . ]

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