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Lawsuit Served on 10 Year Old Daughter
Capital One Bank vs. Lehmann: Vacating a Default Judgment in Nebraska
The Nebraska Court of Appeals has issued an important decision that clarifies the right to set aside default judgments, regardless of how old the judgment is, when the defendant had no actual service of the lawsuit papers. Well, the issue is now clear, except when it is not clear, which is to say I’m confused…
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How to Vacate a Default Judgment
I recently met a client who first learned that she had been sued when she received a post card in the mail from the court indicating that a default judgment had been entered against her. Frequently I meet clients who first learn of a judgment when their paychecks or bank accounts become garnished. “How can…
Junk Debt Buyer Accused of Manufacturing Evidence
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has filed a lawsuit against a junk-debt buyer, Bradstreet & Associates, accusing that firm of charging an inflated interest of 22% on debts for overdrawn bank accounts that may only charge 6% interest under Minnesota law.
Companies have the right to collect legitimate debt. But they shouldn’t be charging peoeple
WAGE GARNISHMENT IN NEBRASKA
How much of your wages may a creditor garnish in Nebraska? How many garnishments may be placed on a paycheck at any one time? These are two common questions I receive on a weekly basis.
There are limits to how much any one creditor may garnish under Nebraska and Federal law. Nebraska Statute 25-1558 provides…