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Blog Posts in July, 2021

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  • Crown Asset Management  --  debt buyer
    Crown Asset Management -- debt buyer

    Please contact us if debt buyer Crown Asset Management is attempting to collect money from you in Illinois, or has so attempted within the last year. They file numerous lawsuits in local courts. We ...

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  • 11th Cir. Holds Disclosing Consumer Information To Third Party Letter Vendors Violates FDCPA
    11th Cir. Holds Disclosing Consumer Information To Third Party Letter Vendors Violates FDCPA

    On April 21, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued a decision holding that the transmittal of consumer information to a letter vendor constitutes a communication with an ...

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  • Adjustable rate mortgage loans
    Adjustable rate mortgage loans

    Please contact us if you have an adjustable rate mortgage loan and have been asked to make payments to someone other than the original lender, especially if you are behind on your loan. It has come to ...

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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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  • Private mortgage insurance
    Private mortgage insurance

    Q. We are still paying private mortgage insurance 13 years after we bought the house. The house is worth a lesser amount than the purchase price. Can we get out of paying PMI? A. Under federal law, ...

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  • Midland Credit  Management  / Midland Funding  --  debt buyer
    Midland Credit Management / Midland Funding -- debt buyer

    Please contact us if debt buyers Midland Credit Management / Midland Funding are attempting to collect money from you in Illinois, or have attempted to do so within the last year. Midland Funding and ...

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