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COVID-19-Related Credit Reporting Errors May Lead to Litigation in Coming Months

COVID-19 has affected many Americans’ credit scores.    Indeed, per one consumer group, there are record numbers of complaints about credit reporting errors since the pandemic struck in 2020 compared to the past several years.  It seems the pandemic is to blame.  Unfortunately, credit scores across the nation continue to fall.    The law in […]

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Mar 18 by Sam Pierce
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Docketly Legal Updates: February 2021

With the new year comes new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) Task Force recommendations regarding modernizing the consumer financial market. The CFPB Task Force wasted no time in publishing a two-volume, 800-page report on January 5, 2021. The report contains roughly 100 recommendations on ways Congress, the CFPB, State and Federal regulators can modernize and improve […]

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Feb 18 by Sam Pierce

Docketly Helps Bricks Retail Chill Out

Docketly recently partnered with Innovate Longmont to help its new retail space chill out. Bricks Retail provides flexible shared retail space to local vendors looking to sell their products in a downtown retail location, and with everything from butter to ‘booch (Kombucha), they desperately needed a new refrigerator to keep everything cool. Docketly to the […]

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Feb 02 by Jana

2021 Collection Predictions

New presidential administrations always bring changes to federal regulatory body priorities – not to mention a whole raft of uncertainties for those of us in affected industries. Although it is still too early to definitively say what changes the incoming Biden administration will make, a brief look at the past can provide us with an […]

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Jan 21 by Brandon

Docketly Legal Updates: December 2020

As the seemingly never-ending, not-soon-to-be-forgotten year of 2020 finally nears its ugly end, many are wondering what the newly elected Biden Administration means in relation to the world of debt collection law.  There have been many exciting developments and discussions in the past several months, but here we will discuss what the Biden Administration could […]

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Dec 16 by Sam Pierce

Docketly Legal Updates: November 2020

  2020 has been a roller-coaster year, to say the least. However, it’s not over yet, and there have been several significant developments in the world of legal collections worth noting and briefly discussing. In this segment, we will briefly discuss “Part One” of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (the “CFPB”) Final Collections Rule. On […]

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Nov 16 by Sam Pierce

Free Resources for Appearance Attorneys during the COVID-19 Closures

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 virus is affecting the legal industry. We don’t know how long it will last, or what the long-term effects will be. In the near term, several legal service companies are stepping in to offer free products and services that are of great help to appearance counsel. You can find a […]

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Mar 23 by Jana

Telephonic Appearances: Tips and Resources

As we continue to monitor court closures and limitations, we are also gathering data on which courts allow telephonic appearances. Below is the live list of courts that currently allow telephonic appearances in one or more departments. You can search the list by choosing state, county, or court. If you can’t see or navigate the […]

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Mar 20 by Jana

Telephonic Hearings: Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 Closures

Many courts across the country are closing their doors to slow down the spread of  Coronavirus COVID-19. Our clients feel the burden of rescheduling their hearings, juggling their calendars, and trying to protect their employees’ health. The already busy courts are adding to their backlogs. We are compiling a list of courts that allow telephonic […]

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Mar 18 by Jana

COVID-19 Updates

WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS! STAY INFORMED Click here to view the Docketly Pandemic Response Plan. Court Closures and Limitations This link will take to real-time updates on court closings and limitations. We are scanning the court pages and collect information relayed by clients and local attorneys.   Click on the images for real-time updates. […]

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Mar 16 by Jana