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.
Bergen County Chancery Judge Hits Mortgage Lender With $26,000 in Counsel Fees For Violating New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act
In an unpublished decision issued on July 31, 2014, a Bergen County Chancery Judge fined a mortgage lender over $26,000 in legal fees for violating the New Jersey Consumer Fraud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.
In an unpublished decision, a New Jersey appeals court clarified the legal requirements that credit card debt purchasers must meet in order to pursue collection from consumer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.
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 In a recent unpublished opinion issued by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Grossman v. Barclays Bank, Delaware, ...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.