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Finding a Bankruptcy Attorney in New Hampshire

People living with debt that they can’t handle have a few options to choose from. They can contact a debt or credit counsellor and try to work out a debt settlement plan ... and circumstances is crucial to help your case and help you understand the law and how it applies [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 00:28:49

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Credit Card Laws and Court Rulings–Have They Helped Consumers?

This is a guest post by Bill Hardekopf, CEO of LowCards.com . Congress passed the Credit CARD Act in May but gave issuers and banks almost one year to implement the major provisions of the bill. Since then, issuers did exactly what they threatened to do–raise rates and fees on a broad group of cardholders. Consumers and elected officials are not happy about this, and members of Congress plan to introduce a bill to accelerate the effective date of the bill from February 22, 2010 to December 1, 2009. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 19:18:38

Clearer Tax Laws, Help for Struggling Taxpayers Urged

The seemingly endless reams of complex federal tax laws and regulations need to be simplified, ... Code New York Times: Gentler Tax Laws Urged on Debt Default CNNMoney: A Kinder, Gentler IRS? Wall ... on financially struggling taxpayers: "1) Make greater use of collection alternatives when economic [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 17:03:22

There Is An Angel After All For Folks Facing Foreclosure

It seems there is at least one lawyer who is in business to help people facing foreclosure. Her name is April Charney ... to take possession of those homes. Her encyclopedic knowledge of contract law, debt-collection practice ... she help people in Florida, her knowledge is shared with lawyers in other states. She has given one day [more...]

Date: 2008-12-19 21:00:50

Mumbai - Only The Beginning! It's the Two C's!

A ring of truth? Yes, an overstatement to make a valid point. Also, an article pointing out the true villain is Congress and the inane laws which have helped cripple a once proud and leading industry as politicians used it to build and pay off constituents [more...]

Date: 2008-12-02 14:12:00

“Cooling Off” and other tips for Overspending: Learning to Value Your Money

  Throughout the United States, there are counties and states that have a mandatory 5-7 day waiting period for purchasing a handgun ... dangerous” in a mall.   ”Me, a credit card, and a mall do not mix well”, she said jokingly.   After helping ... .  One of the major premises behind this law is that it will give the applicant a possibly needed [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 04:20:00

Credit Repair Financial

There are Federal and State laws that regulate creditors and credit bureaus and protect consumers. We use these laws to help you attack your credit i 1 Vote(s) [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 04:53:59

Money, Credit, and the Law – Know Your Rights

That’s the title of a valuable new video narrated by Professor Richard Alderman, director of the Center for Consumer Law at the University of Houston Law Center. The video, consisting of easily digestible short chapters, provides help managing personal finances, dealing with credit problems and debt collectors, responding when sued by a creditor, seeking credit counseling, or exploring the option of bankruptcy.  The video can be viewed online or a DVD can be requested directly from Professor [more...]

Date: 2009-09-17 20:50:58

BizWeek: Leading Arbitration Firm Favors Creditors Over Individuals

scales In its cover story this week, BusinessWeek offers up a lengthy critique of the National Arbitration Forum, one of the nation’s largest arbitration firms. The story focuses on credit-card collection ... that NAF enlisted law firms with ties to credit-card companies to help NAF win business from creditors ─ [more...]

Date: 2008-06-10 08:45:00

Chapter 13:

Chapter 13: December 22nd, 2008 A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is also called a wage earners plan ... in Michigan. “We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under ... . During this time the law forbids creditors from starting or continuing collection efforts [more...]

Date: 2008-12-23 01:38:35

Chapter 13:

Chapter 13: December 23rd, 2008 A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is also called a wage earners plan ... in Michigan. “We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under ... . During this time the law forbids creditors from starting or continuing collection efforts [more...]

Date: 2008-12-23 04:22:27

Britain Becoming ‘Bankruptcy Tourism’ Hotspot

Cash-strapped Europeans are travelling to Britain to go bankrupt – then returning home debt-free. “Bankruptcy tourism” is becoming so popular that a company is now helping insolvent Europeans to travel and live temporarily in the UK. Lenient laws mean that foreigners can live in Britain, file for bankruptcy and leave with the slate wiped clean after [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 15:44:02

Fanatic Friday: Such Great Ideas!

I’ve gotten such great ideas and comments over the last week with other people’s great tips that I wanted to make sure that everyone saw them! ... out. I think one tip that has really helped me out is one I coped from my sister-in-law. I bought [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 04:44:24

The International Criminal Court Vs The Lords Resistance Army

The world’s mightiest progressive transnational institution of justice takes on a rag-tag gang of psychopathic thugs. Score: 0-1 ... a partner for peace’) trumps International Law. One former victim of the Lord’s Resistance Army grew angry ... them for help. “Western criminal justice doesn’t bring us any closer to peace,” he says. “We could [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 23:41:57

Bankruptcy Lawyers And What You Need Them For

For people that have tiny cognition bearing on the laws with regard to all facets of bankruptcy, then one need to look to a counsel to help the individual to grasp the selections. When to Approach Lawyers There are numerous facets of bankruptcy that one may not translate as well as an attorney will. It is commended to at any rate consult with a barrister when thinking about registering for bankruptcy. These counsels are knowledgeable per ambiguities and legal parametric quantity of bankruptcy. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 13:34:52

Propositions 7 and 10 Offer Californians No Real Alternatives: Sierra Club California Opposes Both

By Jim Metropulos Senior Advocate Sierra Club California Sierra Club California stands firmly behind the idea that ... and the Governor’s office that would reform California’s Renewable Portfolio Standard Law and increase ... and end up digging the state further into debt. It also fails to help California meet its ambitious [more...]

Date: 2008-09-18 11:41:13

Supreme Court Upholds Right To Display Graphic Abortion Signs Thanks To CBR

This huge victory will help keep Truth Trucks, signs displays, from being silenced Washington, DC – The U.S ... and their attorneys with the Thomas More Law Center on this tremendous victory,” said Operation ... outreaches, what it is like to have our message silenced and our rights denied. We owe CBR a debt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 21:29:48

The Pros and Cons of Loan Modifications

As announced by this new press release , my law firm has begun offering loan modification services in addition to tax debt resolution. As the country’s economy continues to lag, and more and more jobs are being cut, thousands of families are turning to loan modifications to stay in their homes. Unfortunately, there is a lot of confusion in the industry, so to help my blog readers who might be considering a loan modification I have put together the following list of pros and cons. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-02 00:14:00

How Tax Debt Relief Companies Can Help You Or Your Business

Author : Vlavladi Vishnu It is important to note, first, that most people are capable of working out thier own tax debt solutions with the IRS No firm, company, or representative is capable of getting a better deal for you from the IRS than you can for yourswelf Any claims to this affect should be thought of as untruths, and the person claiming thse untruths should not be handling your sensitive tax matters The IRS is a goevrnment entity which treats everyone exaclty the same under the laws [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 05:06:03

Bronx Criminal Lawyer (718) 585-4444

PETER J. SCHAFFER, Attorney at Law devotes his practice to New York State criminal defense, the defense of all federal criminal cases, and representing victims of false arrest and the use of excessive force by law enforcement (“police brutality”) . Mr. Schaffer uses the knowledge and skills he has developed over the past twenty-two years of trial work to help his clients achieve the best result in every case he defends. Mr. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 16:53:25

AG urges Congress to changes to help distressed homeowners

Washington's Attorney General has joined 21 other attorneys general to encourage Congress to loosen bankruptcy rules in an effort to reduce home foreclosures. Current bankruptcy laws allow judges to readjust mortgage debt on vacation homes and farms, but not on primary residences. The attorneys general would like to see that changed [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 22:13:01

CITI Drops Opposition to Cramdown; May Help Homeowners to Avoid Foreclosure

Citigroup and key Senate members reached an agreement on Thursday that will bring the Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act one step ... can be reduced by the court including credit card debt and, ironically, mortgage debt on vacation homes ... closer to passage. The proposed law, introduced by Senator Durbin (D-IL) in the Senate and Rep [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 15:27:40

Three Ways You Can Help Advance Whistleblower Rights

The dawning of a new administration is upon us, and with it comes an opportunity for whistleblower rights supporters to make their voices heard, and to achieve real changes to our ineffective whistleblower laws. Over the past couple of years, Congress has inched towards reforming whistleblower laws for government and corporate employees [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:10:51

Why Are My Credit Cards Being Canceled?

In today’s economy, credit card companies are changing interest rates at whim (at least until the new credit card laws go into effect…in July 2010 ... . And this could ding your credit score a little bit, which is not something you really want to happen ... by following this simple tip - it helps your credit score and it lets you keep all your available cr [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 16:59:00

No Help for Middle class Americans. Can we get help sooner than later?.

After a year of failed efforts, Congress and the new administration are considering more aggressive measures, including a possible change to bankruptcy law. Homeowner relief could come as part of a new ... for foreclosure relief. Congress and the incoming administration are taking a multipronged approach [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 21:32:00

U.S. Mortgage Meltdown Linked To 2005 Bankruptcy Law

From Kansas City Star There’s no shortage of blame for the mortgage crisis that drove the economy into the ditch ... by the credit card industry. So say three researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, who argue that the legislation shifted risk from credit card lenders to mortgage lenders, helping trigger [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 05:25:41

Credit Counseling And Bankruptcy

When the bankruptcy laws changed in 2005 mandatory credit counseling became a prerequisite for bankruptcy ... that asked about our debt, our budget, and our income. Since we had given that information ... complete, the software helpfully concluded that we had too much medical debt…..(Yeah…you think?? That’ [more...]

Date: 2008-12-01 15:39:25

Attention Denver 3Ls: Maybe You Can Help Folsom Help Zazi!

Arthur Folsom, the solo practitioner in Denver who's spearheading the defense of accused terrorist mastermind Najibullah Zazi, is hiring an intern. He placed an ad with the University of Denver Law School's career development center last week. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 16:37:28

Record of Sansom's secretive meeting surfaces

Ten months after House Speaker Ray Sansom helped set up a secretive meeting with a state college president, ... that Gaetz should demand an investigation whether the meeting violated the state Sunshine Law. “ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 02:59:33

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