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New York State Court adopts tighter rules for debt collection

"New York state court administrators said Tuesday they have finalized rules designed to ban the collection of debts that consumers did not incur, have already paid off or which have been extinguished by the passage of the six-year statute of limitations. Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman said the new rules will reduce instances where abusive and aggressive collectors-often holding debts that have changed hands several times over several years-seek default judgments against consumers in court based on incomplete or erroneous documents.