In 2014 I co-signed a student loan application for my stepson. His mother and I got divorced later that year. All during the plan this “Sallie Mae Bank Inc” loan showed as being in a “Closed” status on my 3 credit reports. Now that I have completed the plan and received a discharge the... Read more »
Took my vehicle to a body shop to help color changed on rally stripe down the center blackout on rims and some minor bodTook my vehicle to a body shop to help color changed on rally stripe down the center blackout on rims and some minor body work dropped off March 30th the it was still at shop over... Read more »
Just about any attorney could write the letter you describe. I don't know what kind of working relationship you have with the shop, but it's possible that it could be more practical to simply contact them yourself in a less confrontational manner and ask them what is causing the delay and where the...Read more »
I recently found out that several accounts (signature loans, credit cards) have not been paid by my (now ex) finance. Bankruptcy appears to be my only option. However, I am having to come up with the money to pay an atty.
Is litigation the same as a lawsuit? Can this turn into a... Read more »
Yes, litigation is another term for a lawsuit. If collection actions have been filed against you, then you will have been served with paper legal documents: a Summons and Complaint, either by certified mail or process server/sheriff. This is required for any lawsuit to move forward. Telephone...Read more »
Fraud is essentially conduct that embodies deception and dishonesty. Depending on which jurisdiction's civil or penal codes you look at, it could be defined in a number of different ways. Its general attributes are that is done knowingly and deliberately by the wrongdoer, with the intent to deceive...Read more »
The commercial property is leased in Montgomery .The contract states that it's for two years ending in 2020. A week ago today the landlord and I had a disagreement about a sublease she wanted to add to the contract already signed .The sublease states I give up half of the property leased to other... Read more »
Also you can only file for bankruptcy once per 7 years is this correct and how can they take my income as a 1099 independent? Is there another way to stop the creditor from taking my income other than bankruptcy?
A person who is a judgment creditor can garnish your wages or income. Remember, because they have a judgement against you -- the portion that they are able to garnish is theirs, not yours. If you have filed bankruptcy within 7 years you can't file again. They can also garnish your bank accounts...Read more »
This is in Alabama and the bank is capital one for one judgement for around $1,200 which is being garnished as a regular employee and I have another judgment for $2,000 something that can’t be garnished because I’m already being garnished I never went to court for this. If I was as a 1099 or... Read more »
Changing your employment status from regular employee to 1099 independent contractor will NOT stop or prevent a judgment creditor from seizing part of your paycheck. In fact, changing status will INCREASE the amount of the paycheck--which should bring a smile to your judgment creditor's ugly face.
Over the weekend we were served with a wage garnishment , but the money was already taken out of our bank account in February . This is the same court case number and amount that was already deducted in the February withdrawal. We never received a garnishment letter from the withdrawal in February... Read more »
Unless the earlier garnishment was insufficient to repay all of the debt underpinning it, I cannot think of a reason why the garnishment has re-appeared. If you want to get rid of it--temporarily--close the bank account; and do not open another account at the same bank.
I wrote up a contract stating terms and conditions payment date and total amount owed we both signed but had no witness or notary is this contract legal and how can I get my fourwheeler back since we are no longer friends and I have someone willing to get it out of my name and in theirs.
Water damage, stained ceiling, mold, dirty air vents, exposed wires, broken tiles, torn wall paper, chipped tile, missing cover plates, an unsecured door lock. reeks of smoke/weed, no shower head, dirty kitchen cabinets...
Purchased a sampler 3 days ago and on contract it does say no right to rescind, however this morning as I was looking through the offering in detail we realized that we would only be given access to a few properties in a few locations, not access to the vast inventory as we were told in... Read more »
My recollection is that sample packages do not have the typical recession rights as a true timeshare purchase. That being said, you may still have some options if you'd like to get an attorney involved and depending on how the purchase was structured.
My 65 yo Father in Law has recently moved here with us from out of state. He was less than honest about his financial and income situation. His only income is his SS check which is around 1500.00/mo and he drew SS disability prior to turning 65. He accrued a large credit card debt and leased a... Read more »
There does not seem to be any listing on city website or any transparency at all. Is it even required for a city to publicly publish city code and law and is it not against some sort of checks and balances for the city hall to charge 25 cents a sheet for any physical copy of information on such... Read more »
I recently received notice from a local bank that they have an old judgement against me and my late husband but I do not believe that I owe it and do not recall signing the papers. I have repeatedly requested all documentation supporting the balance and judgement. But they simply ignore me and... Read more »
I would go by the county courthouse in the county that you live or in the county where that bank is located (where you signed the loan/contract) and they can look up the case and whether or not there is a judgment on the case.
The divorce decree 20 yrs. ago, said He was awarded the home,and that I was released from all and any indebtedness due on the home. Now it has ruined my current credit, showing on my credit a 4 month late on mortgage, that I do not have. I did not know about the filing of bankruptcy that he... Read more »
The question is a little confusing. Did your husband file for bankruptcy and discharge the home? If he didn't then the bankruptcy by itself is not hurting your credit rather his late/no payments is! Is he in a chapter 13 or chapter 7 bankruptcy? Regardless, this is a common problem with...Read more »
We received the release letter from the court that indicated the balance on the car account was $0. Why would a well-established major car credit company mail a clear title to a buyer if there was still a balance?
I would assume that your wife filed the bankruptcy and you did not? If that is not the case, then you are not protected from this creditor when your wife received her discharge order. I believe that they are attempting to come after you for interest not paid on the account during the 5 year...Read more »
A lawsuit by a creditor is being filed against me for nonpayment. I leased equipment and it was tore up when I received it. The creditor didn’t want the equipment back and insisted I pay. Well I can’t pay the lump sum they’re asking as my family and I are basically homeless at the moment... Read more »
Unfortunately, once a lawsuit is filed, your options are limited. You can settle the debt by making an offer to pay for less than the amount owed and dismissing the case. You can offer to make monthly payments on the debt. Once this lawsuit goes to judgment, then you will be at the mercy of the...Read more »
Lets start from the beginning. My best friend was driving a motorcycle that was in my name. A guy ran a red light while he was turning and the bike was totaled. Now the towing company that fetched the wrecked bike is now informing me that they will charge me roughly 1000 dollars in cash in order to... Read more »
Towing is a racket. Find out what they are charging you for. See if your motorcycle insurance will pay it. Send the bill to the guy who ran the red's insurance. They don't pay, contact a member of the Ala Assn for Justice--they give free consults. Look for one who handles "bad faith insurance...Read more »
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