Karl T. Meth

Senior Attorney

Additional Location:
Red Bank

KMETH@beckerlawyers.com

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Practices

Credentials

    Education

      • Seton Hall University Law School, J.D.
      • Fairleigh Dickinson University, B.A.

    Bar Admissions

      • New Jersey

    Court Admissions

      • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
      • United States Bankruptcy Court
      • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Perspectives

Bio

Karl Meth focuses his practice in the areas of debt collection, contract drafting, enforcement of association governing documents, dispute resolution, elections and amendment drafting. He provides general representation services, attending monthly board meetings where he provides guidance to board members and advice intended to limit his clients’ exposure to liability while ensuring the association is run efficiently and transparently.

Mr. Meth has considerable experience in appellate and bankruptcy matters as well, developing creative techniques to recover monies due to his clients. Karl has obtained a favorable bankruptcy court decision denying a debtor’s request to cram-down an association’s lien, which protected the association from having thousands of dollars discharged by the bankruptcy.

EXPERIENCE

Mr. Meth also has extensive experience obtaining rent receiverships for associations with vacant homes within their community.

Mr. Meth has collected over $1,500,000 in debts for co-operatives, condominiums and homeowners associations. Most recently, he has collected on two accounts in excess of $210,000 and $50,000 respectively.

Mr. Meth has extensive experience with payment plans, forbearance agreements, bank levies, employment garnishments, rent demands/levy’s, and sales of real property.

PROFESSIONAL / COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • Member of the Community Association Institute (CAI)
  • Certified Mediator – New Jersey Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI-NJ)
  • Author of “The Covid-19 Pandemic and Its Effect On Association Collections: The Moratorium on Sheriff’s Sales and Evictions”