• 24 Dec

    Sued by CKS?

    December 24th, 2019

    Who  Is CKS Financial?   CKS is a debt collector based out of Chesapeake, Virginia and began operating in 2009.  Recently, our office has seen an uptick in their filings in Miami and Broward county.  CKS has been accused of multiple Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA) violations according to our research.   What should you do?   If you have been sued by CKS Financial for an alleged debt in south Florida, you should contact The Law Office of Shaya Markovic, PA.  Our office has defended consumers in cases brought by CKS Financial and their attorneys. &...

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  • 24 Sep

    Sued By Credit Corp Solutions?

    September 24th, 2019

    Who is Credit Corp Solutions?   Credit Corp Solutions is a debt buyer based out of Utah and incorporated in 2011.  They purchase debts for significantly less than what the consumer owes and then sues consumers for the full balance.  They typically purchase old credit card accounts, personal loans, and account receivables.  They files thousands of cases a year in South Florida.   What should you do if you've been sued by Credit Corp? Stay calm!   Do not contact Credit Corp solutions, but rather you should immediately contact an experienced debt defense lawyer, to give you ...

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  • 24 Sep

    Are you being sued or harassed by Autovest?

    September 24th, 2019

    If Autovest is suing or harassing you contact our office for help!  If you have been sued by Autovest for a debt or deficiency balance, they may be using unlawful means to collect the debt allowing you to defend this lawsuit.    Autovest is a debt buyer and purchases accounts from original creditors and then seeks to collect on the full balance of the deficiency.  It's important to contact an experienced debt defense lawyer to properly review your case and determine your defenses.  Don't assume you owe Autovest any money until you have had your case ...

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  • 18 Sep

    Sued by LVNV Funding?

    September 18th, 2019

    If you have received a LVNV Funding lawsuit, you may be wondering who they are, why you're being sued by them and most importantly what you should do next.  The debt defense lawyers at Markovic Law have your answers. LVNV Funding purchases debt from original creditors such as credit card companies and then sues for the full amount of the debt.  LVNV claims that they are the new owners of the debt and therefore you need to pay them.  Our lawyers have defended thousands of these cases and are well prepared to represent you.  These cases ...

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  • 11 Jun

    Midland Funding Lawsuit Settled for Just $355

    June 11th, 2017

    Our client was served with a lawsuit in Fort Lauderdale by Midland Funding claiming to be the assignee of a Synchrony Bank/Old Navy credit account.  Midland funding was represented by Cooling & Winter debt collection law-firm.  The debt lawsuit was in Broward county and for over $3,000.  Although our client wasn't sure she wanted to fight the case, we discussed her case and she decided she would fight the case.  Since this was in small claims court, we first went in for the pretrial conference,  At that time opposing counsel made an offer of ...

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  • 26 Mar


    March 26th, 2017

    We previously blogged about our client who found out she had a judgment against her from a 2007 Cach, LLC Miami lawsuit.  Client had no knowledge of the case and denied being served with the lawsuit.  Our office filed a Motion to Quash Service of Process and Vacate Final Default Judgment.  After an evidentary hearing, the court granted our motion.  

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  • 15 Mar

    Portfolio Recovery Lawsuit DISMISSED

    March 15th, 2017

    Our office was recently retained by a client who was sued in Miami Dade by Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC for a credit card debt.  She informed us of some personal issues she was having that resulted in her not being able to keep up with some of her debt payments.  Many of her debts were sold and transferred between different debt collectors.  Our office immediately went to work reviewing her case and noticed numerous issues with the lawsuit and exhibits attached.  We've also litigated and sued Portfolio Recovery Associates on numerous other cases and ...

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  • 27 Feb

    10 Year Old Judgment Vacated

    February 27th, 2017

    A few times a month my office receives a call from a potential client who finds out their wages are being garnished or their bank account has been frozen and they have no idea why.  The only way for that to occur is either the government or more commonly through a judgment and court order.  In almost all these cases, the Defendant claims they were never served with a lawsuit.  If a person was never properly served with a lawsuit, the judgment would be invalid - assuming the correct steps are taken.  The problem that arises ...

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  • 26 Feb

    $1,615.90 Portfolio Recovery Associates Lawsuit Dismissed

    February 26th, 2017

    A returning client of ours recently was served with a Broward County debt lawsuit filed by Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC.  Although the amount of the lawsuit wasn't a huge amount of money, we were pretty confident that we could get the client a good outcome and save her money.  Since her other case resulted in a dismissal, we felt the bar was set high in this new case.  The case was in small claims court where more lenient rules of procedure apply, yet we felt confident that we could take on Portfolio Recovery Associates attorneys, Hayt, Hayt, ...

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  • 23 Feb

    What Is a Miami Default Judgment

    February 23rd, 2017

    What is a Default Judgment?As a Miami debt defense lawyer, I get a lot of questions about default judgments, such as what may happen if a defendant doesn't answer a lawsuit or a defendant just learned there is a judgment against him or her and wants to know how it happened and what can be done.  Florida Rules of Civil  Procedure 1.500 states: Defaults and Final Judgments Thereon(a) By the Clerk. When a party against whom affirmative relief is sought has failed to file or serve any paper in the action, the party seeking relief may ...

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