Debt Collection Defense Attorneys

The bulk of our caseload at Morrow & Artim PC is defending individuals who are sued by collection agencies.  We see lawsuits from Cavalry, LVNV Funding, Midland Funding and Portfolio Recovery Associates every day.  These guys are the large debt buyers and it...

5 Steps to Beat LVNV Funding in Court

LVNV Funding is a junk debt buyer that we used to deal with on a daily basis.  They fell under the radar for a few years and now appear to be making a comeback.  We’ve seen dozens of LVNV cases being filed across western Pennsylvania in the last few weeks.  ...

Who is Cavalry SPV?

We’re getting lots of cases from Cavalry SPV.  These cases are being filed in District Justice Court and the Court of Common Pleas.  In most instances, Cavalry is being represented by the fine attorneys at Apothaker Scian.   You’ve never had an account...

Should I Negotiate with a Debt Collector?

We’ve received many inquiries this week about negotiating with debt collectors.  Let’s get right to it… if you are sued by a debt collector, or even if you’ve received a phone call or a letter from them, you SHOULD NOT negotiate with them by...

Writ of Execution – What does it mean?

We’ve had lots of calls over the last few weeks asking about a Writ of Execution.  Can I hire you?  Why didn’t they give me notice?  What can be done?   These are some of the frequent questions that we get regarding Writs of Execution. What is a Writ of...

Please Hire an Attorney

Well, for the 5th time in the last 7 days I’ve had a new client inquiry where the individual has been representing themselves in a credit card lawsuit.  The common scenario is this…Debt buyer sues person.  Person goes on internet and googles what to do....

How to Respond to a Credit Card Lawsuit

Responding to a Credit Card Lawsuit When a lawsuit is filed in the Court of Common Pleas you as the defendant have 20 days to get a written response filed with the court.  The initial written response to the lawsuit is crucial, so please heed the following advice....