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Blog Posts in August, 2020

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  • Dangers of joint purchase of cars and other property
    Dangers of joint purchase of cars and other property

    One of the more common inquiries we get is along these lines: "I signed on car loan with my boyfriend. Now we split. How can I get off?" The answer is, you can't. The creditor extended credit to both ...

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  • COVID-19; Extension of foreclosure and eviction moratorium on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA mortgages
    COVID-19; Extension of foreclosure and eviction moratorium on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA mortgages

    On August 27, 2020, the Federal Housing Finance Authority (FHFA) and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced they will extend their foreclosure and eviction moratorium through the ...

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  • COVID-19; extension of garnishment moratorium in Illinois
    COVID-19; extension of garnishment moratorium in Illinois

    Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has again extended Executive Order 2020-25 , which includes limits on garnishments and wage deductions. It is now in effect until Sept. 19, 2020. The extension is part of a ...

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  • AWA Collections
    AWA Collections

    Please contact us if AWA Collections is trying to collect money from you, or has so attempted within the last year. We can help you both defend claims against you and assert your rights under the Fair ...

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  • CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH TD BANK FOR ILLEGAL OVERDRAFT PRACTICES
    CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH TD BANK FOR ILLEGAL OVERDRAFT PRACTICES

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 20, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Office of Communications Tel: (202) 435-7170 CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH TD BANK FOR ILLEGAL OVERDRAFT ...

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  • Class certification granted  in King v. State Farm
    Class certification granted in King v. State Farm

    On August 18, 2020, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois certified a class in an action brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, 29 U.S.C. § 1132 ...

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