Default Services

The Default Services Group at Lacy Katzen LLP has a combined total of over 100 years of experience in creditor’s rights, consumer and commercial collections, landlord-tenant matters, foreclosures, and bankruptcy. Our emphasis is for the creditor in achieving maximum results. We work with clients in a variety of industries including national banks, federal credit unions, regional and local corporations, financing companies and small businesses. Our results-oriented approach and investments in cutting-edge technology provide our clients with the best possible outcome for their matters. Additionally, our attorneys and staff are fully trained to be in compliance with all New York State and federal laws and regulatory requirements to ensure our clients are fully protected. Our staff achieves results professionally, ethically, and fiercely.

Our Creditor Rights team handles a variety of matters including complex lending transactions, truth in lending compliance, civil litigation, asset recovery, lien filings, workouts, mediations, fraudulent conveyances, and all types of secured and unsecured loan matters.

Our Consumer and Commercial Collections team handles debt recovery and enforcement of money judgments including income executions, garnishments, property executions, skip-tracing along with regulatory compliance issues and expertise relating to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Our team of dedicated paralegals and attorneys will enforce judgments vigorously and to the fullest extent of the law while maintaining integrity and respect when dealing with consumer debtors.

Our Landlord-Tenant team handles commercial and residential evictions, lease negotiations, drafting of business and residential leases, enforcement of leases and regulatory compliance issues for landlords in connection with subsidized housing. We have decades of experience handling eviction matters in housing courts and work to move as promptly and efficiently as possible.

Our Foreclosure team handles commercial and residential mortgage foreclosures for financial institutions and individual lenders. The foreclosure attorneys at Lacy Katzen effectively navigate New York State’s complex judicial foreclosure process while tenaciously protecting your interests.

Our Bankruptcy team handles the filing of proof of claims, motions from relief of stays, objections to discharge, challenging the bankruptcy plan, valuing collateral, and negotiating reaffirmation agreements.

When you hire an attorney to enforce your rights, you want a smart, tough attorney who will represent you diligently. We understand if you are owed something, whether it’s money or another right due to you, it is fair to expect its successful conclusion, so we pursue results with a passion. Results are achieved ethically, and our clients are treated with honesty, compassion, and respect. To learn more, please contact us, we are here to help.

Why Choose Lacy Katzen

Our mission is to ethically serve our clients with excellence and teamwork each day.

Over 73 Years of Experience
Nine Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
Ranked by Best Lawyers as a Best Law Firm®
Six Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers
One Attorney is a Fellow at the American College of Trial Lawyers

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