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Blog Posts in 2021

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  • Illinois Biometric Identification Privacy Act
    Illinois Biometric Identification Privacy Act

    The Illinois Supreme Court has held that the Illinois Biometric Identification Privacy Act , 740 ILCS 14/1 et seq. ("BIPA"), does not require persons whose fingerprints or other biometric identifiers ...

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  • Credit Report Disputes
    Credit Report Disputes

    All consumers are entitled to one free credit report disclosure every 12 months upon request from each nationwide credit reporting bureau. You can order your free annual credit report online at: ...

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  • Statute of limitations in Illinois on an equity line of credit (HELOC)  is five years, not ten
    Statute of limitations in Illinois on an equity line of credit (HELOC) is five years, not ten

    We received a ruling from the Circuit Court of Cook County on December 12, 2018 that the Illinois statute of limitations on an equity line of credit is five years, not ten years. (An appeal from this ...

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  • Consumer's Guide to Credit Reporting
    Consumer's Guide to Credit Reporting

    If you've ever applied for a charge account, a personal loan, insurance, or a job, someone is probably keeping a file on you. This file might contain information on how you pay your bills, or whether ...

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  • Are you a defendant in a Chicago area collection lawsuit?
    Are you a defendant in a Chicago area collection lawsuit?

    Please contact us if one of these Chicago area collection law firms is suing you or trying to collect money from you. Blitt & Gaines Kohn Law Firm Mandarich Law Group Markoff Law Resurgence Legal ...

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  • What Is the Statute of Limitations on Credit Card Debt?
    What Is the Statute of Limitations on Credit Card Debt?

    Question : What is the Statute of Limitations on credit card debt? I am being sued by a firm for a debt that is over 3 years old. The research I have done online says that the statute of limitations ...

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