Category: Legal

Chapter 16. Debt recovery through the legal system

Some of the methods that people have used to avoid their debts, which I outline in this book are fraudulent (sic) and could have given rise to criminal charges, had they either been reported, caught or found. Other methods are…

Where Is the Equity and Where Is the Morality?

Within the past couple of years, I wrote a column bemoaning the fact that bankruptcy practice had slowed to a crawl. Very few cases were being filed, mostly because of the enactments by BAPCPA. But, business was good, home equity…

Growth in debt problems raise concerns over debt collection standards

As the economic downturn deepens and becoming an increasingly prevalent issue, concerns have once again surfaced over the issue of debt collection – a method used by many creditors to attempt to recoup any outstanding debts from an individual. According…

The Fair Debt Collection Act

Most commonly asked questions When it comes to your personal debt issues and especially when you are trying hard to achieve a debt free lifestyle, the more you know about the law, the more you know, the better. If you…