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- Creditor Froze My Bank Account without Notice - Now What?
When a creditor has initiated a claim against a person that owes money to the financial institution, it is possible to take certain actions that may negatively impact the borrower. However, only so much may be accomplished without a judgment or settlement pursued through the courtroom and with a judge before these processes complete.
- Dealing with the Stigma of Bankruptcy
Most businesses and individuals don’t go into bankruptcy unless they have absolutely no other choice. Bankruptcy, after all, is a last resort. But it’s also not all negative. Bankruptcy, even with its drawbacks, is a chance for a new start. It’s a way to restructure, learn from mistakes and return with more experience.
- How to Prioritize Your Debt When Paying Monthly Bills?
Debt is not just a common fixture in the lives of Americans. For many of us, debt is rampant, wreaking havoc on our credit scores and forcing us to make difficult decisions about what to do with bills we face.
- How to Get a Judgment Award from a Business in Bankruptcy Proceedings
When someone has been injured while working at a company, it is important that he or she is able to recover from these incidents. However, if the business is going through bankruptcy, this may cause complications or lead to an impossible situation where the judgment award may not be collected.?
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) Continues to Focus on Informed Decisions
This month the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) prevailed on a motion to dismiss brought by Navient, which was founded, at least partially, on constitutional challenges. The case is Consumer Fin. Prot. Bureau v. Navient Corp. (M.D.Pa. Aug. 4, 2017, No. 3:17-CV-101) 2017 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 123825.
- Student Loan Dischargability: A Debtor Attorney’s Perspective
Student loan debt in the United States is the largest class of consumer debt today behind mortgages, and is higher than both credit card debt and automobile loans.
- When You May Need to Contact a Lawyer to Protect Your Creditor Rights
Creditors lend funds to various persons and businesses through contractual agreements with payment terms and other conditions outlined specifically. However, when these deals are broken, it is important to contact a lawyer so that the rights of the creditor may be protected against bankruptcy, when the debtor cannot pay and the death of the individual who borrowed the monies.
- Employee Rights When Employer Is Facing Bankruptcy
New employees facing a company going bankrupt need to understand what rights, if any, they have once the business fails. This means research, contacting corresponding officials and asking for advice and information online or through other services.
- When to Call a Lawyer to Protect Your Creditor/Debtor Rights
In times past, creditors – that is, those who lent debtor’s property or services on a promise that the obligation would be paid – held considerable power over debtors.
- Bankruptcy Fraud: When is it Committed?
Bankruptcy fraud usually occurs when one of four types of crimes occurs. These may include someone owing money concealing his or her assets for they aren’t taken when declaring bankruptcy, falsification of forms being filed, multiple filings with false data or a bribing of a court official.