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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