SHLR-Consumer – Nassau Suffolk Law Services


January 1, 2020

¿Qué tipos de ingreso pueden sacarme de mi cuenta bancaria?

Cobranza de deudas e ingreso exento ¿Qué es un ingreso exento?Bajo las leyes federales y del estado de Nueva York, sus acreedores no pueden sacarle ciertos […]
January 1, 2020

What kinds of income can be taken out of my bank account?

What is exempt income? According to New York State and federal laws, certain income cannot be taken by creditors. This is called “exempt income.” You can […]
January 1, 2020

How do I report a scam?

When it comes to consumer fraud, awareness is the first stepIf you or someone you know is being taken advantage of, saying something early and reporting fraud […]
January 1, 2020

More Information on Student Loans

Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) Discharge If you are totally and permanently disabled, you may qualify for a total and permanent disability (TPD) discharge of your […]
January 1, 2020

What is Small Claims Court and how can I use it?

What is Small Claims Court? Small Claims Court handles cases for claims of $5,000.00 or less. The judge in Small Claims Court only has the power […]
January 1, 2020

How much can a creditor garnish from my bank account?

As of January 2021, the minimum wage on Long Island is $14 per hour. With this increase, the amount of disposable income exempt from garnishment to […]
January 1, 2020

¿Cómo denuncio una estafa?

Cuando se trata del fraude al consumidor, el primer paso es reconocerlo. Si lo están estafando a usted o a alguien que conoce, es esencial decir […]
January 1, 2020

What are my rights if my bank account is frozen?

How is a bank account frozen? One effective method of the collection after a creditor has obtained a judgment, is to serve a restraining notice on […]
January 7, 2022

Consumer Judgment Interest lowered to 2%

On December 31st, 2021, Governor Kathy Hochul signed the Consumer Judgement Interest Act (S.5724A/A.6474A) to protect New Yorkers from the excessive interest rate on money judgments […]