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Albany Collections Payment Disputes

Business Debt Collection and Payment Disputes Attorneys

There are many situations where an experienced debt collection law firm is needed. When you have executed a large commercial contract for providing products or services and the other party fails to pay for the delivery, your business can be severely harmed financially. More importantly, not only are you facing lost profits and the costs involved with fulfilling the contract, but your reputation for enforcing your rights can be called into question if you do not take immediate action to collect on a debt.

The law offices of Hacker Murphy actively assists creditors in obtaining judgments and collecting on business debts. We provide cost-effective services, out-of-court and in litigation, to businesses and individuals in the Greater Capital District and across New York State. If you or your company is owed a significant amount of money from a business transaction, services rendered or sale of property, our experienced Albany debt collection attorneys have the tools and proven strategies to maximize your recovery.

Albany Debt Collection Lawyers Who Understand NY Laws

The Hacker Murphy legal team has vast experience handling all payment disputes and collection scenarios, including:

  • Enforcement of contracts
  • Collection of accounts receivable
  • Enforcement of personal guarantees and notes
  • Obtaining and collecting money judgments
  • Filing and perfecting liens (including mechanic’s liens)
  • Commercial property foreclosure
  • Fraudulent conveyances
  • Creditors’ rights in bankruptcy and adversary proceedings

Our experienced attorneys are efficient and effective in establishing money judgments. Our collection efforts include conducting asset searches and taking debtor’s depositions to locate assets. We employ all means necessary to collect those assets, including freezing accounts, garnishing wages, seizing property and forcing the sale of real and personal property. Our firm also will commence litigation seeking to pierce the corporate veil when appropriate.

It is important to note that we understand that heavy-handed tactics are not always warranted. We can formalize payout agreements with cooperative debtors or negotiate partial payment when full recovery is not feasible.

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Our knowledgeable legal team handles dispute resolution cases, such as:

Our firm’s business collection efforts are led by partner John Harwick. Mr. Harwick has practiced in commercial litigation for more than 25 years and has extensive experience regarding real property executions, sheriff’s sales, and other collection-related topics. Speak with an experienced Albany debt collection lawyer to schedule a consultation about your payment dispute or collection needs. 

We offer free consultations at any of our four offices in Albany, Schenectady, Troy, and Saratoga Springs. Call (518) 284-3183 today.

Have Questions?

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  • If I hire an attorney but do not want to go to trial, can I settle?
    In the course of preparing a case for trial, your personal injury attorney will work with the defense attorneys and insurance companies in an effort to secure a fair settlement for you and your family. The final decision to accept an offer of settlement or go to trial is yours alone to make.
    Contact us now to discuss your case with one of our experienced attorneys.
  • If arrested, what steps can I take on my behalf?

    1. Do not discuss your situation with anyone except your attorney.

    2. Unless your attorney says otherwise, do not discuss your case with law enforcement.

    3. Request to have your attorney present if you are to be put in a lineup or subjected to testing.

    4. Remain calm and courteous. Allow your attorney to speak for you to ensure that your rights are protected and you are given all the benefits afforded to you under the law.
    Contact us now to discuss your case with one of our experienced attorneys.

  • What is the difference between criminal procedure and civil procedure?
    When a crime has been committed, action is taken by a government agency against the person, persons, organization or other entity that violated the law. The first purpose of a criminal prosecution is punishment, which frequently consists of a fine or jail time. In a civil matter, the dispute is between two or more individuals or entities. The first purpose of a civil prosecution is obtaining compensation for the wronged person or entity. Settlement in a civil matter is generally an award of a money judgment. A criminal sentence is not imposed in a civil matter.
    Contact us now to discuss your case with one of our experienced attorneys.