Blog Posts in June, 2017

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  • In a Small Claims Court, Can I Be Sued for a Credit Card Debt
    In a Small Claims Court, Can I Be Sued for a Credit Card Debt

    Question: In a small claims court, can I be sued for a credit card debt, if the Statue of Limitations has expired? Answer: Anyone can file a lawsuit. If the statute of limitations has expired you have ...

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  • A Dozen Things That Debt Collectors Are Not Allowed to Do
    A Dozen Things That Debt Collectors Are Not Allowed to Do

    A dozen things that debt collectors are not allowed to do with respect to consumer debts. Debt collectors include collection agencies, collection lawyers, and debt buyers. 1. Inform third parties that ...

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  • Divorcing and Mortgages
    Divorcing and Mortgages

    There was a good article today on divorcing and mortgages in today’s tribune (link below). We often get asked questions about this issue. Just because a divorce agreement says one spouse is ...

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  • What Should You Do If Being Sued for Deficiency on a Repossessed Car After 4 Years?
    What Should You Do If Being Sued for Deficiency on a Repossessed Car After 4 Years?

    Question: What should you do if being sued for a deficiency on a repossessed car after 4 years? I had my car voluntarily repossessed 4 years ago when I could no longer make the payments. There has ...

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  • Prompt Payment of Checks
    Prompt Payment of Checks

    Question: Can a bank be forced to process checks in a timely manner? Answer: Deadlines for funds availability are set by federal statute, the Expedited Funds Availability Act. The relevant deadlines ...

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  • Statute of Limitations on Note
    Statute of Limitations on Note

    Question: Can someone take you to small claims court for money they loaned you 13 years ago? Answer: If the agreement to pay was in writing, and stated all the terms, and was signed, 10 years from ...

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