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JPMorgan Bank Floods California With Credit Card Lawsuits and California Files a Lawsuit

The state of California has filed a lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase alleging that they filed tens of thousands of lawsuits to collect credit card debt in violation of debt collection laws.  Here is a link to read more about it. http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/05/09/california-sues-jpmorgan-chase-over-credit-card-cases/ The question arises why … Continue reading

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Wage Garnishments In Florida

I often consult with clients who call frantic about their paychecks being garnished. Many times they believe that their entire paycheck will be taken until their debt is paid off.  This hopefully will clarify some aspects of wage garnishments in Florida. What is Wage Garnishment in Florida and When Does It Apply? … Continue reading

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What are the Types of Causes of Action that Debt Collectors Use to Sue for Debt?

What is a “cause of action?” A cause of action is a fact or a combination of multiple facts that would give a plaintiff the right to sue and is the basis of a lawsuit.  In a credit card lawsuit … Continue reading

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Capitol One Credit Card Delinquencies Drop

Capital One’s credit card delinquencies decreased in December to 3.61% down from 3.71% for 30-day delinquencies.  The charge-off accounts, which means the bank no longer anticipates being able to collect the account also decreased.  The charge off amount for December decreased … Continue reading

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Revolving Debt Continues to Decline

Recently data was released showing that revolving credit debt, which is mostly comprised of credit card debt, has continued to decline.  At its peak in 2008, there was in excess of one trillion dollars in debt.  In July of this … Continue reading

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Many Credit Card Lawsuits Lack Necessary Documents To Win At Trial

The same problems which resulted in multi-billion dollar settlements by the big banks in foreclosure lawsuits are now emerging in credit card lawsuits.  Robo-signing has become a large part of the credit card lawsuit practice resulting in the Plaintiffs filing flawed lawsuits … Continue reading

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Appeals Court holds debt collector sending mail “in care of” your employer is an FDCPA violation

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act was implemented as a result of ” abusive, deceptive and unfair debt collection practices by many debt collectors [which] contribute to the number of personal bankruptcies, to martial instability, to the loss of jobs, and to … Continue reading

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Number of Consumers with an Account in Collection Grows

 It’s a difficult time for consumers with more consumers having their accounts turned over to third-party collection agencies than in the previous year.  If you have been contact by a collection agency attempting to collect a debt from you, contact … Continue reading

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Fighting Debt Junk Buyers and Collection Lawsuits

Are you being sued by a Junk Debt buyer? A majority of debt lawsuits involve the purchase of large quantities of “Junk Debt.” Junk Debt is debt that the original creditor has given up hope on recovering from the debtor … Continue reading

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Extreme Debt Collection Practices

Many people are incurring credit card debt to pay their bills, make ends meet, and cover necessary expenses that they can’t afford at the time.  Debt can arise in many forms such as credit card debt, bad business investment, car loans, … Continue reading

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