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How to Settle a Debt If You Get Sued

October 18, 2018 Brian V. Lee

In most cases, you can settle a debt if you get sued. But you must go about it in the right way. You may have legitimate defenses, in which case you should strenuously exert them. If you do not dispute [ . . . ]

Feds Sue the Nation’s Largest Debt Settlement Company

November 13, 2017 Brian V. Lee

On November 8, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) sued the nation’s largest debt settlement company, Freedom Debt Relief, part of the Freedom Financial Network. According to the CFPB, Freedom deceives consumers by charging them without without settling their [ . . . ]

Don’t Face Your Debt Alone

May 1, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Don’t face your debt alone. Hire a lawyer to stand up for you to your creditors. You want a lawyer who understands you and your goals. But also you want a lawyer who understands your creditors and the entire debt [ . . . ]

The Steep Cost of Debt Settlement Companies

March 1, 2017 Brian V. Lee

The cost of debt settlement companies is steep, too steep. Debt settlement companies trash your credit and increase your tax liability. And in most cases, debt settlement companies will fail to settle a single debt on your behalf. Here’s why [ . . . ]

The Bankruptcy Threat in Debt Settlement Negotiations

June 21, 2014 Brian V. Lee

When attempting to settle a debt or otherwise negotiate with a creditor, the bankruptcy threat is a potent weapon. The credible threat of bankruptcy from your attorney can induce a creditor to reconsider his position during negotiations. Creditors More Willing to Negotiate If You Are Willing to File [ . . . ]

Debt Collection Companies and Negotiating Debts

April 30, 2013 Brian V. Lee

Many of my clients get debt collection calls and and debt demand letters, and many of these calls and letters come from just a few debt collection agencies. All of the big banks contract out their default and delinquent accounts [ . . . ]

Debt Settlement Companies are Rip-Offs

May 15, 2010 Brian V. Lee

There exists no independent research on the success rates of so-called “debt settlement” companies. Both internal company reports and copious anecdotal evidence suggest that fewer than one in four of those who hire these companies actually complete their programs. Even more [ . . . ]

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