Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) in North Carolina and the U.S., credit card companies are generally prohibited from engaging in harassing or excessive communication with consumers. While there's no specific limit on the number of times they can call in a day, they must...View More
To claim exempt property form to protecy myself from a writ of execution. My question is if my house is protected by tenancy by the entireties do I have specifically write it on this form or is it protected regardless? Thanks
You should fill in the information about your house and in the box below write "tenancy by the entireties". List yourself and your spouse as the owners of the property. It should be protected automatically, but list it out of an abundance of cuation. People don;t want to do this because...View More
Yes, the "wildcard" exemption is available if the residence is protected by "tenancy by the entireties". It can be layered on top of the car exemption, tools of the trade exemption, etc. to protect excess value in those items or it can be used to protect a second vehicle, for example.
The first is worth 13k with a 10k loan, jointly owned. The second is worth 4k owned by me alone with no loan. I can't imagine either car being worth taking. Which car is in more danger of being taken, if any?
Also, my house is protected by TBE. Do I get a wild card exemption or is that... View More
You do receive a wild card exemption. Be careful with your estimate of car values. Use "retail" value, not trade in. A creditor does have the ability to request the Sheriff take a jointly owned car or a car with a lien on it when enforcing a Writ of Execution, so it can happen. Whatever...View More
I had received work done on my vehicle from caliber collision under two claims. Geico covered part of the claims and caliber Charge me for the remaining balance. Apparently the lady at the desk made a mistake and didn’t charge me the full amount. Now it is a year later and they are calling me... View More
It's impossible to answer this question without reviewing all of the paperwork you signed - repair estimates, invoices, etcetera. Many times with insurance claims, the repair shop includes in the paperwork that you are responsible for anything insurance will not pay for. More facts are needed...View More
If your name is the only name on the DEED (not the mortgage), your husband does not list the house on his Motion To Claim Exempt Property because he does not own it. The judgment is NOT a lien on the house. If you pass away and he inherits the house, THEN the judgment will become a lien on the...View More
If this lawsuit is in North Carolina, what you would be served is not called a warrant, it's called a summons and complaint. If the lawsuit was filed in Virginia this would be called a Warrant in Debt. Are you sure you posted your question in the correct state? If this is from six years ago,...View More
Judgement. I live in NC. My house and car are exempt. I have no savings and nothing of value. I have no bank account. I receive paper checks. I am in no position to pay or to agree to a payment plan at this time.im not concerned with interest because i am debating on claiming bankruptcy in the... View More
The answer depends upon whether or not you timely filed a Motion To Claim Exempt Property to claim the exemptions in your house and particularly in your car. If you did timely file that Motion, just speak to the Sheriff and explain your situation. Most likely, the Sheriff will just return the Writ...View More
I have a judgment from nine years ago in Florida. I sold my property and left the country for five years. I moved to North Carolina with my new wife. she purchased a house under her LLC which I don’t own. We have a prenuptial agreement about separate debts and separate assets filed before the... View More
A judgment for money owed against you personally should not be collectible against any assets in your wife's name only unless the creditor can prove that you are hiding your assets by placing them with her LLC or in her name. In order to do so, the creditor would have to undertake additional...View More
You don't mention if you are trying to collect from someone, or if you are defending a collection against yourself, or if this is a business collection matter. If you are defending against a personal collection you could start out with consumer bankruptcy attorneys (many also defend...View More
I have a UCC lien and lien enforcement called and threatened to come to my residence. There was a limited personal guarantee that states they would be allowed in terms of a default to review the assets. The company has been making this threat every two months or so but it is now weekly. They left a... View More
It's difficult to address this in an online forum. Many facts are missing. It smells like scam to me. "UCC Liens and Enforcement" is supposedly the name of the collector? Have they sent you anything in writing at all? If not, another red flag of scam, including the threatening phone...View More
… the report, and get it removed from my credit report. If the credit score does not return to its pre incident value . Isn’t that defamation? Like textbook definition of defamation? Libel used to hurt my reputation?
A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. To avoid further delays, you should repost and add Civil Litigation and Collections, or reach out to attorneys in those categories to discuss options. Good luck
I live in NC. House is fully protected by TBE. All assets are 100% fully protected. No wage garnishment in NC and I cash my paper check at a check cashing business. I deal in cash only. I have no bank account. I tried to negotiate with them before they sued and because they didn't work with... View More
If the judgment is accruing post judgment interest, you may wish to consider filing bankruptcy or settling rather than waiting it out. Judgments are good for 10 years and are easily renewed for another 10 years. Your only dangers in waiting them out is that your assets may appreciate and become not...View More
My mom rented a tv and bed from a buddies home furniture store, she has made all her payments on time but she was in a wreck and has missed 3. She is going to catch them up but needs time but the store manager isn’t very nice and is demanding the payment or item or he will press criminal charges.... View More
Owe about $80K in card debt, 6/2020 judgment-11/18/2022 writ execu against husband only-Amer Exp Ntl Bank; (cards mostly charged by me--bipolar/manic). We rec'd Not 2 Claim Exemp which was completed & filed w/ atty help. About $10K in bank which inc bill $. Live in NC, own home-both names... View More
The recent car you purchased is NOT exempt. Property purchased within last 90 days is NEVER exempt, whether bankruptcy or non bankruptcy. You cannot substitute this vehicle for the one that died. Consider having antother consultation with an attorney for a second opinion ASAP. You can keep...View More
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Also,, She gets a paper check and has no bank account. I cash the check for her through my bank. We have very little equity in a jointly owned car. My major concern is the house but I think she is practically, "judgement proof."am I wrong? Thanks
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