Federal Judge Grants Arbitration In Debt Settlement Action

Federal Judge Grants Arbitration In Debt Settlement Action

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - A federal judge in New York on Aug. 6 granted debt settlement company defendants' motion to compel arbitration in a suit in which a debtor alleges that they violated the Credit Repair Organization Act (CROA) and found that the forum selection clause in the parties' contract is a "purely procedural matter" (Bernardita Duran v. The J. Hass Group LLC, et al.,  No. 10-04538, E.D. N.Y.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110299).

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