Blog Posts in April, 2019

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  • Consumer Debt Defense Case Law: Barclays Bank Delaware v Lippman, 61 Misc 3d 135(A) (App Term 2018)
    Consumer Debt Defense Case Law: Barclays Bank Delaware v Lippman, 61 Misc 3d 135(A) (App Term 2018)

    Barclays Bank Delaware v Lippman, 61 Misc 3d 135(A) (App Term 2018) “At Your Own Peril”. Here, a pro se litigant failed to move timely for a motion to dismiss for improper service under CPLR 3211 (e). ...

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  • Consumer Debt Defense Case Law:  Chase Bank USA, N.A. v Castelli, 61 Misc 3d 144(A) (App Term 2018).
    Consumer Debt Defense Case Law: Chase Bank USA, N.A. v Castelli, 61 Misc 3d 144(A) (App Term 2018).

    Chase Bank USA, N.A. v Castelli, 61 Misc 3d 144(A) (App Term 2018). “Knowledge of A Debt Prevents Challenging Default if Fail to Act”. This case demonstrates once again that once you become aware of a ...

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  • Consumer Debt Defense Case Law:  DBCA, LLC v Cohen, 62 Misc 3d 493, 493-95 (NY Dist Ct 2018)
    Consumer Debt Defense Case Law: DBCA, LLC v Cohen, 62 Misc 3d 493, 493-95 (NY Dist Ct 2018)

    DBCA, LLC v Cohen, 62 Misc 3d 493, 493-95 (NY Dist Ct 2018) “WHAT'S GOOD FOR THE GOOSE IS GOOD FOR THE GANDER”. Hon. Scott Fairgrieve, J., holds that if the agreement provides for the plaintiff the ...

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  • Consumer Debt Defense Case Law: Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. v Manjarrez, 62 Misc 3d 1204(A) (Civ Ct 2018)
    Consumer Debt Defense Case Law: Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. v Manjarrez, 62 Misc 3d 1204(A) (Civ Ct 2018)

    Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. v Manjarrez, 62 Misc 3d 1204(A) (Civ Ct 2018)-For some reason, plaintiff only pled breach of contract and did not pled account stated. Case law shows that proving an ...

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  • Consumer Debt Defense Case Law:  Discover Bank v Witt, 62 Misc 3d 139(A) (App Term 2019)
    Consumer Debt Defense Case Law: Discover Bank v Witt, 62 Misc 3d 139(A) (App Term 2019)

    Discover Bank v Witt, 62 Misc 3d 139(A) (App Term 2019); here is a case with a good affidavit from an individual with personal knowledge of the business practices establishing on a summary judgment ...

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  • Consumer Debt Defense Case Law:  Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. v Stewart
    Consumer Debt Defense Case Law: Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. v Stewart

    Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. v Stewart, 60 Misc 3d 132(A) (App Term 2018). Pro Se litigant makes an interesting, but superfluous argument to no avail. Plaintiff moved on summary judgment for breach of ...

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