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Blog Posts in November, 2017

Am I In Danger of My Car Being Repossessed?

When you purchase a car on a loan from a bank or other creditor, you do so under an agreement that you will ensure the vehicle is protected to prevent serious losses as well as make payments with ...
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What Happens When My Student Loan Defaults?

When you borrow money to attend school, you’ll need to pay it back, with interest. But what happens when you can’t make your monthly payments? After a certain amount of time, your loan ...
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How to Recover From Identity Theft

If you discover you’ve been the victim of identity theft, you’ll face quite a bit of uncertainty. It’s difficult to tell when someone might try to use your identity fraudulently (if ...
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Supreme Court Paves Way for False Claims in Bankruptcy Courts

Most years no FDCPA cases reach the Supreme Court. This year several have and not all of them are good ones. In a 5-3 decision the Supreme Court recently ruled upon the case of Johnson v. Midland ...
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District Court Reduces Award of Statutory Damages

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri reduced an award given by a jury because the statutory damages of $500 per call would have been “obviously unreasonable and ...
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No Demand for Payment Required Under FDCPA

For many years our office has been fighting debt collectors and protecting members of the public by using the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”). Debt collector’s ...
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Avoidance of Judgment Liens in Bankruptcy

Are you trying to sell or refinance your home and are encountering title issues due to a judicial lien? This is not uncommon, unfortunately. Approximately 800,000 people filed for bankruptcy relief in ...
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