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Have you received a letter, phone call, or lawsuit from the law firm of Roach & Murtha, P.C. in connection with an old credit card, medical, or student loan debt? Have their debt collectors frozen your bank account, or did a Marshal garnish your wages?

You have rights! Defenses to your debt may exist, and you may be able to fight, discharge, or even the settle the debt at a reduced amount in monthly payments.

At the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg PLLC, our lawyers help people resolve their debts. We defend consumers from debt collection lawsuits and protect them from unlawful collection activity. Even if your wages are being garnished, or your bank account is frozen, it may not be too late to get help. We are a debt relief law firm, and can advise you as to all legal options, which may include debt defense, debt disputing, debt settlement, and bankruptcy.

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Background Information on Roach & Murtha, P.C.

Roach & Murtha, P.C. is a debt-collection law firm located at 6901 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 101, Syosset, NY 11791. Every year, Roach & Murtha, P.C. represents creditors, debt buyers and other debt-collection companies, such as United Guaranty Commercial Insurance Company of North Carolina, Discover Bank, N.A.; Creditrust; LVNV Funding, LLC; Citibank, N.A.; and J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. The firm was founded by Peter T. Roach, formerly of Kirschenbaum & Phillips, P.C., and was originally named Peter T. Roach and Associates, P.C.

Cases Against Roach & Murtha, P.C.

In Fedotov v. Peter T. Roach and Associates, P.C., 354 F. Supp.2d 471 (D.Conn. 2005), a lawsuit was brought against Peter T. Roach and Associates for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act of 1977 (FDCPA).

In Cerrato v. Peter T. Roach & Associates, P.C., 42 Misc.3d 1210(A) (Nassau Cty. First District 2014), a New York court enforced a Connecticut judgment against Peter T. Roach and Associates, whereby Roach and Associates were in violation of Connecticut General Statutes by using abusive, harassing, deceptive, fraudulent or misleading representations or practices to enforce or collect a debt.

Sample Cases Represented by the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg*

In Citibank, N.A. v. L.W., the Defendant was sued by Peter T. Roach and Associates, P.C. for a debt owed in the amount of $23,500. After representation by our firm, we settled with Peter T. Roach and Associates for a total amount of $12,300.

In United Guaranty Commercial Insurance Company of North Carolina v. J.A.,the Defendant was sued by Roach & Murtha, P.C. for a debt owed in the amount of $32,000. After representation by our firm, we settled with Roach & Murtha, P.C. for total amount of $12,000.

On behalf of our Client's, our lawyers have fought and resolved many cases with the debt collectors and attorneys at Roach & Murtha, P.C. Where appropriate, you may be able to resolve your debt within the realm of a settlement at a reduced amount. Some client's matters result in quite a substantial savings compared to the actual balance.

You may have strong defenses to your debt. You have rights that protect you from wrongful debt collection practices under both state and federal law. Under Federal Law, consumers have strong rights under the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act of 1977 (FDCPA), and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In New York City, consumers are entitled to additional protections under the New York administrative code. Our New York Debt Lawyers are well versed in the nuances of debt collection laws, and can advocate to help you achieve a resolution.

List of the debt buyers, that Roach & Murtha, P.C. law firm may have brought a lawsuit on behalf of:

*Each case is unique. Prior results do not guarantee future performance. The case summaries listed on this website are sample cases, they do not reflect the entirety of the cases our office may have addressed with that entity, they are not necessarily chosen to reflect our "average" results or most common results, and the listed results are not indicative of what might be achievable for another client. All listed figures are approximations, and despite our best efforts to maintain accuracy, may be subject to typographical error or other bona-fide human error, for which we make no warranties or guarantees. The federal cases that may be listed on this page against the creditor or collection entity are not purported to be brought by our law firm. Unless otherwise specified, these federal cases are unrelated to our law firm.

The information on this website is provided for general informational purposes only, it is not legal advice, and none of the information posted is intended as an accusation by our office of any wrongdoing by any entities.

If you're being faced with a debt collection matter with Roach & Murtha, P.C., call our office for a free evaluation.

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