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Did you receive a notice of a lawsuit from Forster & Garbus, LLP? Are you feeling threatened or harassed by their actions?

If you are facing a debt collection lawsuit brought by Forster and Garbus, LLP, or they have a judgment against you, it's not too late to get help. Tariq Law defends consumers against lawsuits filed by Forster & Garbus and assists them in protecting their rights under the law.


Under both Federal and State laws, there are certain restrictions on debt collectors. In appropriate circumstances, we can sue Forster & Garbus on your behalf for violating FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA, or any other applicable laws.


Forster & Garbus, LLP is a debt-collection law firm and a debt buyer based in New York. Every year, it represents original creditors and debt buyers in bringing collection lawsuits against consumers in New York. The firm brings lawsuits on behalf of big banks like Discover, Capital One, Barclays, Citibank, and Macy’s. It also collects on defaulted student loan debts from Salli Mae, Navient, and National Collegiate Fund. Forster & Garbus is affiliated with Professional Credit Services, Inc. which is owned by the same principle as the firm but they operate separately.


The firm buys debts from creditors at cheap rates and sues consumers to recover the full amount. It regularly files legal actions against New Yorkers each year for defaulted credit card and student loan debt. Many of their actions end in default judgments, which have the effect of garnishing the debtor's wages or freezing their bank accounts. If you are being sued or have a default judgment against you, contact Tariq law today at and seek help from an experienced debt attorney. We specialize in debt collection defense and can guide you through the process.


Forster & Garbus is not accredited by BBB. Much worse, the CFBP has received 263 complaints against the firm in the period of ten years (2011-2022). The firm has been known for making harassing phone calls and threatening consumers for collecting debts in violation of federal law.


In the case of Eun Joo Lee v. Forster & Garbus, the District Court rendered that Forster & Garbus gravely misled the consumer and failed to inform her of who the original debtor for her debt was. This was a  violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act of 1977.


In 2019, The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against Forster & Garbus. The Bureau alleged that the firm misrepresented the involvement of attorneys in the preparation and filing of its cases to consumers and violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The firm also violated Consumer Financial Protection Act which forbids deceptive actions and practices by making false statements to customers through its lawsuits.

The firm has been sued for improper service of court summons, failure to disclose written dispute requirements, and misleading collection letters many times.


If you have received a collection letter, phone call or lawsuit notice from Forster & Garbus, reach out to us to discuss how we can help you resolve your debt with the firm. We offer free case evaluation and letter review.



Forster and Garbus, LLP

60 Motor Parkway

Commack, New York 11725

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