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NCBA Members Demonstrate Good Judgment; Maryland Court to Vacate Hundreds of Affidavit Judgments

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NCBA Members Demonstrate Good Judgment; Maryland Court to Vacate Hundreds of Affidavit Judgments

by Nathan Willner Government Affairs Officer The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in many court systems throughout the United States shutting their doors. Pursuant to the Administrative Order issued by the Maryland Judiciary, court offices, administrative offices, units of the Judiciary, and the... Continue Reading

05/19/2020


The Answer is NOT "I'm Going to Disneyland"

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The Answer is NOT "I'm Going to Disneyland"

Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order in Massachusetts Continue Reading

05/7/2020


Court Brief: Graziano on Chopping Block Before 3rd Circuit En Banc Hearing (Part II: Conclusion)

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Court Brief: Graziano on Chopping Block Before 3rd Circuit En Banc Hearing (Part II: Conclusion)

On March 30, 2020, the 3rd Circuit issued its decision on the en banc review of Riccio v. Sentry Credit. Continue Reading

03/31/2020


Federal Court Holds that Service of Complaint on Consumer Represented by Counsel Permitted

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Federal Court Holds that Service of Complaint on Consumer Represented by Counsel Permitted

Under FDCPA Exception for Direct Communication With Consumer With Express Permission of Court Continue Reading

03/19/2020


Court Brief: Graziano on Chopping Block Before 3rd Circuit En Banc Hearing

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Court Brief: Graziano on Chopping Block Before 3rd Circuit En Banc Hearing

On February 19th, something unusual took place in the Third Circuit. Continue Reading

03/4/2020


Federal Appeals Court Contemplates Overruling Two Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Rulings

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Federal Appeals Court Contemplates Overruling Two Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Rulings

Updated: Friday, February 21, 2020 by Ronald S. Canter, Esquire The Law Offices of Ronald S. Canter, LLC The Third Circuit Court of Appeals, in a text only order entered on February 11, 2020, directed parties in a pending appeal (Ricco v. Sentry Credit, Inc., Appeal No. 18-1463, 2018 WL 638748... Continue Reading

02/20/2020


5 Topics in 5 Minutes

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5 Topics in 5 Minutes

NCBA members help consumers understand and work toward a fair resolution to resolve debt. Continue Reading

02/6/2020


Advocacy, Lobbying, and The Grateful Dead

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Advocacy, Lobbying, and The Grateful Dead

Updated: Friday, February 21, 2020 by Nathan Willner NCBA Government Affairs Officer What does The Grateful Dead have to do with advocacy? More on that later. I am happy to report that 2020 has started off with NCBA’s advocacy effort running on all cylinders. To organize all of the... Continue Reading

01/30/2020


Maryland Collection Attorneys Subject to Back to Back Court of Appeal Rulings

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Maryland Collection Attorneys Subject to Back to Back Court of Appeal Rulings

On January 27, 2020 the Maryland Court of Appeals, in a 4-3 ruling, held that homeowner association assessments (HOA) come within the definition of a “consumer debt” . Continue Reading

01/30/2020