Debt Lawsuit and Debt Resolution Strategies in the News
Bookmark this page for the very latest in consumer protection laws and strategies to protect you from a potential debt lawsuit. The experienced debt defense lawyers at the GM Law Firm will update this page often with insightful debt defense strategies and advice for the best way to protect against harassing debt collectors or fight illegal debt collection practices.
We specialize in all forms of debt defense strategies related to credit card debt, private student loan debt and medical debt.
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For many American students, the journey of finding the right higher educational institution, getting accepted, earning a degree and graduating are only the beginning of life’s long journey. All too often, the money borrowed to pay for that journey can become a financial albatross that hangs around a graduate’s neck for a significant part of their life. Settling a student loan debt amidst hard economic times can be a real [...]
Last year, more than 77 million Americans had debt payments that were put into collections according to the Urban Institute. While this staggering number of people struggled to pay down their debt, many were bombarded by aggressive debt collectors who often illegally harassed consumers in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Hiring a consumer advocacy law firm that promotes an ongoing commitment to fight for consumer rights against illegal debt-collector [...]
You’ve racked up a sizable chunk of credit card debt. Or perhaps a sudden sickness to yourself or a family member has started an onslaught of medical debt. Or maybe those private student loans have suddenly come due but the projected job has not. Now the debt collectors won’t stop contacting and harassing you with repeated calls day and night. For those who have ever suffered the indignities of falling [...]
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a federal law enacted in 1970 that helps ensure the accuracy, fairness and privacy of the information contained in the files of certain consumer reporting agencies that includes credit bureaus. The law simply regulates the manner in which credit reporting agencies use the information collected from your consumer reports and history. The law’s intent is to protect consumers from misleading or incorrect information [...]