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Category: Credit Repair

Symmes Law Group will assist in building your credit scores by requesting verification of your debts and bankruptcies filed as reported on your credit report. If a company is unable or unwilling to verify your debt, then the credit agency must remove the negative mark from your credit report per the Fair Debt Reporting Act.

What Happens After Filing Bankruptcy?

One of the most common questions that I am asked as a Seattle bankruptcy attorney is what happens after filing bankruptcy?  This is a loaded question and how things transpire after filing bankruptcy will depend on each case individually however

How Do Mortgage Payments Work?

Figuring out what you owe on your mortgage can be very difficult, especially when you likely have to go in circles with your loan servicer to get a competent person to answer the phone with regard to how your mortgage

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Do You Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors?

If you feel threatened by debt collectors you would not be alone.  A recent survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) found that 1 in 4 consumers feel threatened by debt collectors.  This is not surprising to me at all

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Who is West Asset Management?

It’s not surprising that you have never heard of West Asset Management, in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no idea who they are or why they have filed a lawsuit against you.  West Corporation is one

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Who is Portfolio Recovery Associates?

It’s not surprising that you have never heard of Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no idea who they are or why they have filed a lawsuit against you.  Portfolio Recovery Associates,

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10 Things You Need to Know If You Have A Civil Judgment Entered Against You

Quite often I receive frantic phone calls from consumers stating that a civil judgment has been entered against them and now they want to know what their options are.  So what exactly does it mean when a civil judgment is

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How You Can Use the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) To Stop Debt Collectors From Harassing You

The Fair Debt Collection practices Act, (FDCPA) 15 U.S.C. § 1692, is a federal law that can protect consumers like you from being harassed by debt collectors, you just need to educate yourself and know your rights to be able to use the

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Who Is Mandarich Law Group?

Who is Mandarich Law Group and why are they suing me?  That is a question that I get asked very often as a consumer bankruptcy/debt relief attorney.  Mandarich Law Group is a law firm based out of Chatsworth California, although they have

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Who is Suttell & Hammer, P.S.?

Who is Suttell & Hammer, P.S. and why are they suing me?  That is a question that I get asked very often as a consumer bankruptcy/debt relief attorney.  Suttell & Hammer, if I had to guess, is probably the largest

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Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, Asset Recovery, and Portfolio Recovery Ordered to Pay Millions in Damages

Who is Midland Credit Management and Why were they Ordered to Pay Millions to Consumers? Recently the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) took action against two of the largest debt buyers, Encore Capital Group and Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC for

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