Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA, a full-service creditors' rights law firm now in its 87th year of client service, welcomes Attorney Nicole D. Barker to its Consumer Collections Practice Group. Ms. Barker will primarily cover the firm's hearings and matters for the state of Indiana.
As of January 1, 2020, the costs for recording certain documents with county clerks across Kentucky have increased. Most notably, the cost to record a judgment lien or a release of a judgment lien has increased from $13 to $46.
A question I am sometimes asked as a collection lawyer is whether our modern-day civil judicial system operates as or encourages "debtor prisons." I generally laugh at the notion and explain that no, persons are not sent to jail in a civil case simply because they cannot pay a debt owed to another.
Statutes of limitation control the time in which a person or entity may bring certain causes of action against another. Kentucky law proscribes that an action on a written obligation entered into before July 1, 2014 must be brought within 15 years, and any obligation entered into after July 1, 2014...