Legal Transcription Fees Are Business Debt: Appeals Court

Law360, New York (April 26, 2013, 8:17 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate court on Friday ruled that an attorney cannot bring a claim against a collection agency for violating debt collection laws, saying those laws cover “consumer” debts, a definition that doesn’t apply to the attorney’s business debt for legal transcription services.

In a published decision, a three-judge panel on the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division affirmed a lower court’s summary judgment in favor of Depolink Court Reporting and Litigation Support Services and collection firm Johnson Morgan & White requiring attorney David...
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