Practice Areas

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Debt Collection

We are debt collection lawyers committed to collecting delinquent business accounts and judgments. We negotiate settlements and payment arrangements and monitor those arrangements for timely payment. We also handle replevin actions to recovery collateral and probate claims in a deceased’s estate.  We offer flexible compensation arrangements, including contingency rates.  Learn why our debt collection methods and strategies achieve success.

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Judgment Enforcement

Halpern Cottrell Green PA handles debt collection lawsuits in both Minnesota and North Dakota relating to the collection of debts from both individuals and companies. We are fully  knowledgeable of judgment enforcement and  replevin actions to recovery collateral   We are very efficient  at using a targeted approach to discover a debtor’s assets and figuring out the best legal approach to enforce judgment.

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Creditor Representation in Bankruptcy

We can take the worry out of complex bankruptcy matters.  With our comprehensive understanding of bankruptcy law, we can employ a full range of remedies. We represent lenders and creditors in motions to lift stay, and other bankruptcy practices, including filing proofs of claim, adversary actions to have debt declared non- dischargeable, and obtaining dismissals of bankruptcies.

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Time Share Exit Negotiations

Getting out of time share contract is not always easy.  If you find yourself in a situation where you are paying ever increasing association fees for your rarely used time share, we provide a way out. Our attorneys have experience in consumer protection laws on vacation ownership. For an affordable fee we have successfully negotiated releases from timeshare obligations.

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Estate Planning

Estate planning is necessary to prepare your assets in the event you are no longer available to provide for yourself. Taking the time make for arrangements now can alleviate your loved ones from the added burden of administering your estate when you pass away. We create wills, trusts, health care directives, and power of attorney. The process includes choosing beneficaries and planning for the settlement of taxes.

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General Civil Litigation

Our combined experience includes representation of parties involved in various civil disputes, such as construction litigation, contractor disputes, fraud, and consumer fraud. This includes representation from motion practice, trial, and appeals.  In the area of business law, we offer representation in pursuing mechanics’ lien foreclosure actions, bond claims on projects for state owned property, as well as assistance in business formation.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Hapern Cottrell Green PA mediates disputes between parties, including contested family law matters, for reasonable rates and fee structures. Mediation allows the palties involved to come to a confidential and convenient resolution of uncertain and costly lawsuits.  We also offer arbitration services for civil disputes.