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  • Free consultation  --  collection and credit reporting problems
    Free consultation -- collection and credit reporting problems

    We offer free consultation to persons with debt collection and credit reporting problems. With respect to collection problems, please send whatever letters, court papers, or other documents relate to ...

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  • Statute of Limitations on Bad Check in Illinois
    Statute of Limitations on Bad Check in Illinois

    Question: Is there a Statute of Limitations on bad check? Answer: 2 years for statutory penalty (measured from dishonor); 3 years for liability on the check (same); the underlying obligation may be 4, ...

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  • Fraudulent removal of funds from bank accounts
    Fraudulent removal of funds from bank accounts

    Please contact us if a bank refuses to credit your account for third party fraudulent activity. We have recently observed that a number of major, supposedly reputable banks refuse to honor legitimate ...

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  • USAA Savings Bank and USAA Federal Savings Bank
    USAA Savings Bank and USAA Federal Savings Bank

    Please contact us if you have had difficulty with USAA Savings Bank or USAA Federal Savings Bank honoring a valid claim that a transaction (such as a debit to your account or a charge on a credit ...

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  • Yo-Yo Purchase of Car
    Yo-Yo Purchase of Car

    Question: I purchased a car and traded in my old car and put money down. I signed a contact and got the keys. Three weeks later I received a letter from the dealer stating that I was not approved and ...

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  • Liability of Cosigners When Car Repossessed
    Liability of Cosigners When Car Repossessed

    Question: How can I avoid paying for a car after it is repossessed. I am the cosigner and did not obtain possession of the car. Answer: Under Illinois law, the creditor is required to provide you with ...

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