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  • Improper disclosure of private information by debt collectors
    Improper disclosure of private information by debt collectors

    Improper disclosure of private information by debt collectors Many debt and bill collectors send letters to consumers demanding payment. But sometimes these collectors don’t print and send the letters ...

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  • Is Widow Liable for Late Husband's Credit Cards?
    Is Widow Liable for Late Husband's Credit Cards?

    Question: My husband died and he had a lot of credit cards. I did not know he had them. Do I have to pay them? Answer: No. Only his estate, if he had enough money to open one, is liable. Attempts are ...

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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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  • Old mortgages, notes and HELOCS
    Old mortgages, notes and HELOCS

    There has recently been an upsurge of attempts to -- (1) foreclose on mortgages and home equity lines of credit on which no payment has been made for 5 years or more , and (2) file suits to collect ...

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  • Credit Card Collections
    Credit Card Collections

    Question: What can I do on credit card collections? We have a credit card debt from 5 years ago that we paid on until they stopped taking payments. We got a pre- legal notification letter saying they ...

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  • Facts About Collection Lawsuits
    Facts About Collection Lawsuits

    Facts about collection lawsuits: 1. You are entitled to get properly notified of the lawsuit, which means service of process in strict accordance with state law. We can determine whether or not you ...

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