Blog Posts in October, 2017

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  • Revival of Judgment
    Revival of Judgment

    Question: I was served papers to go to court to say why the creditor should not revive an old judgment. I had paid the judgment to another lawyer that previously represented the creditor. What should ...

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  • New York State Will Unveil New Regulations on Debt Collectors
    New York State Will Unveil New Regulations on Debt Collectors

    The new rules will require debt collectors to produce a court judgment or actual loan document. They will also have to show an accounting of all interest and fees included in the debt, and inform ...

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  • Qualified Written Requests
    Qualified Written Requests

    CHICAGO QUALIFIED WRITTEN REQUESTS ATTORNEYS ILLINOIS CONSUMER RIGHTS LAWYERS If you are having a problem with your mortgage company failing to credit payments, failing to properly handle your escrow ...

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  • Right to Direct Collector Not to Call
    Right to Direct Collector Not to Call

    Question: Is there a law about a company calling me about a bill? I am on disability and cannot pay it. Answer: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act allows you to direct a third party debt collector ...

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  • Refusal of Creditor to Accept Payment on a Judgment
    Refusal of Creditor to Accept Payment on a Judgment

    Question: I am trying to pay a judgment that was entered against me in a small claims case from 2008. The plaintiff works overseas and will not provide his address. He refuses to make arrangements to ...

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  • Liability of Authorized User of Credit Card
    Liability of Authorized User of Credit Card

    Question: I was added to a credit card account as an authorized user. Can the credit card issuer sue me? Answer: An authorized user of a credit card is not liable. Attempts to impose liability on ...

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