Know Your Rights – Nassau Suffolk Law Services
February 2, 2024

Debt Collectors Contacting You? Use these sample verification and cease dunning letters

If you or a client is being contacted over the phone by a debt collector, request that they send you whatever they have in writing. It […]
May 31, 2023

Student Loan Tip! Are you in default on your federal student loans?

Student Loan Tip! Are you in default on your federal student loans? There are two primary ways to get out of default.‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎ Rehabilitation. Make nine monthly payments […]
July 7, 2022

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 […]
July 7, 2022

¿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 […]
July 7, 2022

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 […]
March 23, 2022

New protections against surprise or out-of-network medical bills.

New protections against surprise or out-of-network medical bills. Since March 31, 2015, New York consumers with health coverage subject to New York law (e.g. HMO) were protected […]
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

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 […]