Kirstein and Balanchine met in London in 1933 and formed the School of American Ballet. She started out in fashion with her own cashmere company – DCL Cashmere – in London where she had a number of high profile clients including Princess Diana and Joan Collins. Her husband Simon Van Kempen (net worth: $2 million) was the the general manager of the Hotel Chandler in NYC but has since left and is starting his own business. And some states are ambiguous so you might want to contact an attorney and ask what it is for your state if you cannot figure it out using the chart link below.
If it has been 3 years since you’ve made a payment on a credit card in one of these states and you’ve not been sued, the statute of limitations has run out and you cannot be sued for a debt in these states. If you don’t want to be harassed on the phone get rid of your land-line and screen your calls. Also, no lender will loan you money (car loan, house loan, etc) with a judgment, even if you pay all your bills on time afterwards.
There is no statute of limitation for them either that I know of. They will only grant you a forbearance, which is a delay of your payment. I worked SO SO hard at keeping my credit score up and those bills paid SO THAT-in late life I’d have them for emergency/a cushion. I’m going right now to see if it’s available or put a hold on it through the NYPL online thingee! Feel free to write to me using the contact button in the upper right hand corner.
I don’t have any attorneys on retainer (can’t afford that!), but the woman at the civil legal advice and resource office (CLARO) who assisted me with my response to the initial summons said it looked like the original creditor. We worked hard and paid our taxes all our lives, but also took in and cared for our aged parents a few years ago who were very ill and helpless, and also bedridden and my Dad was multiply disabled and received very small SS checks, as they all did. They will also record the phone call, that is why you don’t want to talk to them.
There are bill advocates who can help you get your medical bills lowered (later I will impart with you what little I have learned about whom to choose and why, along with some of their websites). She was in charge of making sure that they (the hospital) have the correct billing address for J and for telling him how much his insurance would cover (it capped at $26,000). It consists of two ASCII, comma delimited files: a tax lot file and an address file.