How Can I Get Out of Debt?

How Can I Get Out of Debt?   A great method to reduce your debt is to employ the “debt snowball.”  The debt snowball method is an easy to understand…

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Lawsuits and Bankruptcy

Most people who consult with a bankruptcy lawyer know enough to disclose any lawsuits where they are a defendant.  Most of the time these individuals are sued by a creditor…

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What is the CFPB?

“CFPB” stands for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which is an independent agency of the U.S. government.  The CFPB is responsible for protecting consumers from the excesses of the financial sector…

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The CFPB Goes After A “Debt-Collection Mill”

Last July, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) filed suit against a Georgia based “law” firm named Frederick J. Hanna and Associates.  The lawsuit (in the U.S. District Court for…

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“Lien Stripping” and Chapter 13

“Lien Stripping” is a process in Chapter 13 bankruptcy, where you can eliminate or remove “junior” (meaning second or third mortgages) from your real estate.   Lien stripping allows you…

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