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Why Debt Consolidation Is Doomed To Fail

http://www.TheCreditCardSolution.com and view FREE videos by Bob Lindsey on a remarkable plan that has helped thousands of debtors eliminate their ... credit card debt without bankruptcy debt arbitration debt settlement attorney lawyer debt erase ... credit card debt. Debt consolidation agencies are not the answer. This approach is 100% legal [more...]

Date: 2008-12-01 16:41:48

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Debt Settlement Attorneys – Are Their Services Recommendable?

Many American companies have downsized their work force, eliminated jobs, and some have gone out of business altogether over the past few years. This has left many individuals unemployed or underemployed for extended periods of time. Personal debt has skyrocketed during this time, because of these dwindling incomes. Is it advisable to use the services of a debt settlement attorney if an individual’s personal debt becomes overwhelming? [more...]

Date: 2009-09-21 06:01:42

Debt Settlement Attorney – Get Adequate Representation

If you are looking to reduce or eliminate debt without declaring bankruptcy, you may be well served if you hire a debt settlement attorney. These lawyers are specialists in negotiating with creditors to not only get them to accept a feasible settlement plan, but also to do things like remove negative marks from your credit report, reduce or eliminate penalty fees, and make other such concessions. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-20 06:02:32

is it true if you use debt consolidation svc, they want your power of attorney to act on your behalf?

I've delayed getting help for credit-card debt because I was told by one company they want my power of attorney which needs to be notarized before I can do business with them. I think that's scary! Yes….this is true. Most want a limited power of attorney… Stay away from any "debt consolidation" company that promises to cut your debt in half through debt settlement….This is a risky tactic of deliberately ceasing all payments to creditors and forcing your accounts into default to attempt settlements. [more...]

Date: 2009-06-18 06:21:17

Common Credit Questions: Should You Send a Debt Validation Letter on an Attorney's Letterhead?

No. Actually, a debt collector may overreact to a DV letter sent from an attorney. You do not want the collection agency/creditor paying too much attention to your dispute. You want them to ignore it so it goes away. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) expects that the consumer [more...]

Date: 2008-12-26 19:14:00

Resolving Debt Collection Issues With A Little Help

Have you done everything to just amicably settle and collect a debt already past due? ... friends! Calling in an attorney with extensive experience in debt collection may help you greatly ... , the American Collectors Association released a report indicating that third-party debt collection agencies [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 15:00:00

A Personal Bail Out Program for Consumers Stuck in the Credit Crunch

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Credit Crunch Fix (CreditCrunchFix.com) ... mortgage payments, credit card debt and even utility interruptions. The attorney-created service is not debt settlement or credit repair, nor legal counsel. Credit Crunch Fix allows consumers [more...]

Date: 2008-09-24 16:49:15

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Updated the next 100 from 725-825 wow did you know that enterprise web hosting costs you $32 , ... rate $32.89 mesothelioma attorneys $32.88 student debt consolidation $32.88 irs ... countydui attorneys $32.76 platinum visa credit card $32.75 term insurance quotes online [more...]

Date: 2008-12-17 21:46:00

O.C. developer $300 million in the hole

California properties being developed by Irvine-based SunCal Companies are more than $300 million under water on projects with $441 million in debt, attorneys said in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Santa Ana. “There is no cash here with which ... halted development of Marblehead in San Clemente. Troop and attorneys representing most other large [more...]

Date: 2008-10-23 23:52:26

innovation = returning to the way things were before the Great Depression

Abolishing the third year of law school is an interesting idea. But, you know what would really save some time and money? ... propose such a thing? A debt-ridden attorney? A bitter law student? No, this tantalizing idea came ... that before the Great Depression there were no bar exams or law degree requirements. Attorneys simply posted [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 20:00:07

Foreclosure Scams To Be Aware Of

Homeowners facing foreclosure should be aware of unscrupulous lenders and scammers ... to them. They will then collect rent from the property and fail to make payments on the mortgage ... from liability of the debt. Consult with your attorney before agreeing to any deal that involved your home [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 11:23:37

Credit Repair In Four Easy Steps

If you want to repair credit scores and open up more doors for your future, here are four relatively simple ways to approach credit report repair ... the next highest interest rate. Before you know it, you’ll see substantial credit card debt reduction ... credit repair Attorney says that a healthy credit portfolio includes both the unsecured credit card [more...]

Date: 2008-11-27 12:15:18

Can Wesley Snipes's Evil Genius Lawyers Help You Live the Tax-Evading Hollywood Dream? [Celeb Jurisprudence]

We've heard of (and often tried) a lot of ways to ladder-climb in Hollywood, but "superstar tax-evasion defense attorney" ... a "good-faith" offer to defray his tax debt on three misdemeanor charges — unprecedentedly dropped ... the attorneys up to have their historic cake and eat it, too. And to hear Bernhoft and Barnes tell [more...]

Date: 2008-10-21 18:20:07


Fantasia Barrino will not be unceremoniously kicked out her house. The American Idol champ’s attorneys agreed to settle a debt with a Florida creditor over the weekend to prevent her $1.3 million home from being auctioned off today. “Assuming the promised [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 18:17:40

Chicago... my kind o' town!

Papa B, a native Chicagoan, sent this one inChicago....Who Runs it?Senators: Barack Obama & Dick DurbinRepresentative: Jesse Jackson, Jr.Illinois Governor: Rod Blogojevich (arrested)Illinois House leader: Mike MadiganIllinois Attorney ... fund - $44 Billion in debt, worst in the country.Cook County (Chicago ) sales tax - 10.25% highest [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 02:30:00

Bodhi Global Services expands its US presence

/India PRwire/ - Bodhi Global Services is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its US presence ... -border private and public financings, project development and debt restructuring. She also ... attorneys to the US team. Svati and Naseem will work closely with Ed Burke, the Company’s President [more...]

Date: 2008-11-26 05:20:49

Retailer Bankruptcy Filings Expected

From the WSJ: Wave of Bankruptcy Filings Expected From Retailers in Wake of Holidays ... U.S ... in the current downturn after a decade of buoyant consumer spending, which encouraged them to overexpand ... much debt and tighter lending standards ... the BK attorneys will probably be busy! [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 01:29:50

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

The Lawyer Who Did Not Know When To Fold 'Em

The California Supreme Court ruled (pdf) 5-2 today that an attorney who pocketed $71,000 of the $80, ... the money as part of a standard flat-fee agreement that Fresno County had for private defense attorneys ... $57,000 in debt, most of it the result of gambling [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 00:51:49

5 Signs You Need To Speak To A Bankruptcy Attorney

Are you leading a ‘buy now pay later’ way of life? If yes, ... your relationships with creditors. In case, you are already in a bad debt trap, then one way ... bankruptcy attorneys offer a free evaluation or consultation so in most cases you will not need to pay [more...]

Date: 2008-12-28 21:45:00

Latest Sadek debt: $134,000 to Vegas casino

Sadek Beleaguered former subprime lender Daniel Sadek owes the Bellagio Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas $134,467 according to a judgment filed in Orange County Superior Court. That new debt comes on top ... in attorneys fees. “None of your business,” Sadek said when asked about the latest judgment, filed Dec. 30 [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 01:00:27

Court orders a lawyer who screwed up to refund his client's fee

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that a Boston lawyer whose office failed to file a client's bankruptcy petition on time not only has to pay off her debts but refund the fee she originally paid him. Attorney William Soo Hoo had argued that he deserved to keep Linda Don's $1,000 fee because none of her creditors had actually sued her, which means the result was the same as if his office had done its work correctly and gotten her bankruptcy protection. [more...]

Date: 2009-08-26 14:45:33

U.S. Holds the Whip Hand in Modifying Mortgages

U.S. Holds the Whip Hand in Modifying Mortgages For much of the last year, ... Laws on Short Sales Disclaimer: I am not an accountant or an attorney. It is important to consult ... of the debt. Such forgiveness often takes place in cases of a financial deficiency, or when shifts [more...]

Date: 2008-09-17 14:28:50

Securities Suits Up in 2008, But Might They be Uphill Battles?

The mortgage crisis has given birth to a big year for securities suits. But will many of them be doomed by strong defense arguments? ... t know they had all this toxic debt on their balance sheets,” David Scott — a plaintiffs’ attorney in Connecticut ... giuffra Robert Giuffra Jr. (pictured), a Sullivan & Cromwell lawyer who defends securities class [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 13:58:00

Employers Aid Workers in Financial Distress

It's official. On Monday the National Bureau of Economic Research confirmed that the U.S. has been in a recession since December 2007 ... with budgeting and debt reduction by certified financial planners, accountants, and attorneys through [more...]

Date: 2008-12-02 22:28:00

Debt Relief USA Sued for Millions by Texas AG

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today took legal action to recover $4.6 million that a bankrupt “debt settlement” company wrongly withheld from its clients in Texas and other states. In June, Debt Relief USA Inc. of Addison filed for bankruptcy protection in the Northern District of Texas. As a result, more than 2,500 financially distressed customers [more...]

Date: 2009-08-20 16:30:16

How To File for Bankruptcy If You Are An Individual

Here is a quick guide to how to file for bankruptcy if you are an individual. -  Contact a reliable bankruptcy attorney . -  Bring along all your financial papers including outstanding bills, bank statements,paycheck stubs from the most recent six months, copies of mortgages and car loans and tax returns to your first meeting with your bankruptcy attorney. -  Your bankruptcy paperwork, called a petition, must list every debt you currently owe. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 14:22:34

Aaron Asked For This, So Don’t Blame Me

Like many other struggling attorneys, I am struggling ... of student loan debt so that I could drive to DuPage for free every day. But, our winner is our fourth [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 22:48:24

Flotsam and Jetsam

Flotsam and Jetsam Jennifer Rubin - 12.31.2008 - 8:57 AM The HMS Caroline is sinking fast ... That, you may recall, is the officially-approved default reaction. Illinois Attorney General Lisa ... will be to pile still more debt on our children and grandchildren. At least the new president [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 13:57:18

The Most Common Questions About Debt Collections

by Jon Ochs If this current economic slow-down has found you in a position of financial difficulty, ... that cannot be done by any non-attorney collection agency. Any company or law firm acting as a debt ... you may find yourself dealing with debt collection calls and letters. Here are some of the most [more...]

Date: 2008-10-21 19:54:23

This Year, Resolve to Solve Your IRS Tax Problems. Let TRS Be the Special Forces Unit in Your Battle Against the IRS!

I wanted to take a moment to mention some of our remarkable client success stories from 2008. Matt C ... , but our team of expert tax attorneys, CPAs and enrolled agents were able to clear his IRS debt and lift ... you reduce your tax debt today. Visit the Tax Resolution Services web site for a free tax relief [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 23:46:03

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

Have Large Law Firms Met Their Waterloo?

The list of large law firms laying off lawyers and support staff is snowballing ... services. With lower overhead costs, little debt, and more personal client contact, boutique law firms ... , business law, patent attorneys, patent lawyer, registered trademark, trademark registration Related [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 17:48:33

Perp Walk: Larry Langford (Birmingham Mayor)

Did you see where the feds arrested the mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, yesterday? ... sewer bond debt that has forced Jefferson County to the brink of bankruptcy.The US Attorney indicted ... profited from collecting fees recommended by Langford in the sewer bond transactions.One [more...]

Date: 2008-12-02 18:30:00

Live Peacefully without Credit Problem

Wow ! free credit online... is here to serve you , searched on www.creditnexus.com. This good news to all who need to get their current credit report ... first the product or services like attorneys fee, medical fee or insurance which you promise to pay ... accumulation of debt. Always make an effort to improve credit by paying bills on time and paying [more...]

Date: 2008-10-22 13:24:11

AG Sues To Shut Down Buffalo Debt Collector

Posted on Tuesday, 18 of August , 2009 at 10:51 am BUFFALO—The state Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit seeking to shut down a Buffalo-based debt collection operation consisting of 13 debt collection companies run by Buffalo residents Omar Smith, Narvell Benning and Keith Marshall (collectively, the “Benning-Smith Group”). [more...]

Date: 2009-08-18 15:51:50

Blame Canada! Fortress Inconvenienced Again

12 injured, 53 rescued in gondola prang Vancouver Sun photoFresh off its recent brush with corrupt New York attorney Marc Dreier ... that itself recently survived an encounter with a $1.7 billion debt mogul.How much more good luck [more...]

Date: 2008-12-19 08:27:03

Horse-race-loving former police chief winds up behind bars

Frank Kessler, former Garden Grove police chief, councilman and mayor, and his wife were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of financial misdeeds, ... and personal loans with a city-issued credit card. They were named in a 21-count district attorney ... card, then charged an additional$2,000 to the card to pay a debt collection agency. The PE reports [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 19:55:29

10 Great Tips For Credit Repair

You need to clear up your credit report and make yourself look credit-worthy before applying for a major loan ... thousands of dollars to attorneys, credit clinics and other professionals who claim ... you or your wife made the debt. • Check out your pay history making sure that it is correct. If you find [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 00:49:42

Michael Williams Enters U.S. Senate Race

Another day, another announcement for the U.S. Senate ... to the great challenges posed by an economic crisis, record debt, two simultaneous wars ... and as a local prosecutor in the Midland County District Attorneys office. I know the honor of public service [more...]

Date: 2008-12-16 20:43:26

Express Debt Settlement

* Free Consultation * 12-48 Month Savings Program * One Affordable Monthly Payment * Attorneys and Arbitrators Fight For You * Predatory Lending Settlement * Avoid Bankruptcy * Achieve Financial Freedom * Servicing 21 States across the USA: [more...]

Date: 2008-12-29 20:20:13

Consumer Debt Collection Lawsuits: Are They Federal Or State Matters?

When you’ve been sued or harassed by a debt collection agency or a debt buyer, a company that purchases debt and generally uses illegal, ... federal or state court. *Federal vs. state* While the Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA ... have adopted their own laws. We asked Steve Recordon, an attorney from San Diego, California whose firm [more...]

Date: 2008-06-26 13:40:47

Best Web Sites to Learn About Consumer Law Issues -- Our Chicago Consumer Attorneys Can Assist You in Your Lemon Law, Predatory Lending, Auto and RV Fraud, Unfair Debt Collection, Unfair Wage Practices Claims and Other Consumer Rights Lawsuits

[ consumer%20protection%20m-Chicago%20Consumer%20Protection%20Attorneys%20--%20Chicago%20Consumer%20Protection%20Lawyers%20--%20Chicago%20Class%20Act ... more trouble Managing credit card debt Stopping eviction, lockouts and utility shut-offs ... consolidation options How to find effective credit counseling agencies Alternatives to filing bankrupt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 18:28:31

Happy Birthday, Sammy Davis, Jr: A legacy restored?

Today would have been the 83rd birthday of Sammy Davis, Jr., who was more than $7 million in debt when he died 18 years ago ... 1990, named Rhodes and Sammy’s Cleveland-based attorney John Climaco as co-executors of Sammy’ ... of the home and possessions failed to put a dent in the massive debt, which left the IRS no choice [more...]

Date: 2008-12-08 20:31:06

Rogers joins Democrats, gets ready to check out

As an unelected attorney general, Nancy H. Rogers did not follow an especially partisan path in office ... press release of her seven-month term, Rogers joins 20 Democratic attorneys general from around ... bankruptcy judges to modify the terms of mortgages to reduce owner debt. Judges already have that power [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 21:47:46

Reining in Harmful Credit Card Practices

By Karen Harris,  Supervising Attorney Medical emergencies, unexpected events, job loss, ... risk” consumer’s ability to pay off credit card debt may be exacerbated by the likelihood of unexpected ... or other credit card debts pay higher interest rates or have other penalties or restrictions placed [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 18:20:42

Best Web Sites to Learn About Consumer Law Issues -- Our Chicago Consumer Attorneys Can Assist You in Your Lemon Law, Predatory Lending, Auto and RV Fraud, Unfair Debt Collection, Unfair Wage Practices Claims and Other Consumer Rights Lawsuits

[ consumer%20protection%20m-Chicago%20Consumer%20Protection%20Attorneys%20--%20Chicago%20Consumer%20Protection%20Lawyers%20--%20Chicago%20Class%20Act ... get them into even more trouble Managing credit card debt Stopping eviction, lockouts and utility ... while you get back on your feet. When you cannot ignore a particular debt without serious [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 22:18:05

Good news for Mike Gravel, regarding campaign debts

The follow is from Congressional Quarterly.  For those of you wondering how this relates to third parties, ... . As result, the former Alaska senator could receive thousands of dollars to help retire any remaining debt ... some of it in an effort to stay under the $50,000 cap. But FEC attorneys recommended that his request be denied anyway [more...]

Date: 2008-12-06 21:42:40


The Dems, bereft of ideas particularly in relation to the economy and terrorism, want to beat a dead horse ... dismissals of U.S. attorneys. The congressionally appointed commission should have subpoena power ... , frivolous law suits, and a rising national debt that threatens our global Independence certainly provide [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 01:48:17

How to Collect Judgments

Any landlord can tell you all about the joys of rent court; the long wait, the endless string of whining, and then the realization that, ... judgments, so landlords should consult with a local collection agency or attorney to determine ... after you win, all you’re left with is the right to collect a debt from someone who probably [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 15:00:00

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