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New Jersey Judgment Search

Posted by January 22, 2016 , , , ,

NEW JERSEY JUDGMENT SEARCH Need to find out whether someone you're doing business with or about to enter into a business transaction with has debt problems? Or perhaps you just want to check your name against the New Jersey state database of judgments? The New Jersey Judiciary website offers a free judgment lien search for judgments docketed in T ... Read More.

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Bergen County Chancery Judge Hits Mortgage Lender With $26,000 in Counsel Fees For Violating New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act

Posted by August 5, 2014 , , , ,

In an unpublished decision issued on July 31, 2014, a Bergen County Chancery Judge fined a mortgage lender over $26,000 in legal fees for violating the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act in connection with a residential loan refinance involving a then 70-year old woman residing in Englewood, New Jersey.  Freedom Mortgage Corp. v. Mamie E. Major, Superi ... Read More.

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New Jersey Court Clarifies Requirements for Debt Purchasers Suing on Credit Card Debts

Posted by May 10, 2014 ,

In an unpublished decision, a New Jersey appeals court clarified the legal requirements that credit card debt purchasers must meet in order to pursue collection from consumer account holders.   Main Street Acquisition Corp. v. Nemeth (App. Div., April 1, 2014). Specifically, the appellate  court declared: A plaintiff suing on an assigned, char ... Read More.

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Reporting Inaccurate Information to Credit Reporting Bureaus Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Posted by March 25, 2014

A derogatory blemish on a consumer's credit report can have long-lasting effects, and present numerous obstacles to purchasing a home, leasing a car, obtaining a credit card, or securing a business loan.  In a recent unpublished opinion issued by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Grossman v. Barclays Bank, Delaware, ... Read More.

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