Monthly Archives: August 2014

CFPB

The new case that has the collection world buzzing.

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The FDCPA in the 6th Circuit.

While I believe this decision is correct (and illustrates why you should always wait 10 days after judgment to file your judgment lien ), it also goes to illustrate that the 6th Circuit continues to be a tough Circuit for … Continue reading

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Foreign money judgments

An interesting opinion interpreting the Uniform Foreign Country Money Judgment Recognition act. (There is no Federal version of this act and not all states have adopted it.)  Enforcement of foreign money judgments is becoming much more common in the collection … Continue reading

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Parolee’s right to video

This decision comes to the conclusion (Correctly. I believe) that a person on parole has the right to video a search of her residence conducted pursuant to that parole.

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Kelo in China

A great blog post on the interest in the Kelo decision in China.

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Consensual transaction

Here is an opinion out of the District Court of Idaho which makes the sometimes overlooked point that in order to be covered under the FDCPA, the debt in question has to have arisen from a “consensual transaction”

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