Legal Articles, Consumer Rights

Arbitration and How it Hurts Consumers

Analysis of the realities of arbitration.

U.S. District Court Allows Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Claim

Analysis of a recent U.S. District Court case on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

How to Lower Your Interest Rate Under HARP

Information on how to lower your mortgage interest rate under the Home Affordable Refinance Program.

Foreclosure Defense Basics

The basics of how to represent the homeowner facing foreclosure

Fixing Student Loan Defaults

These are steps you can take if you are in default on your student loans.

Protecting Your Rights After You File Bankruptcy

If your rights are violated by collection agence you can sue them as part of your bankruptcy.

What Should I Do If I Get Sued?

This article tells you how to file an Answer if you get sued and directs you to the free form.

GM Bankruptcy May Impact Victims’ Rights

Bankruptcy rendered the new GM Corporation immune from important liability. However, victims of accidents who filed claims prior to bankruptcy may still be entitled to voice their objections.

Protecting Yourself from Mortgage Fraud

The growing trend of schemes aimed at homeowners who are fighting to avoid foreclosure.

Lemon Law Claims Survive Chrysler Bankruptcy

On April 30, 2009 Chrysler LLC filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Chrysler’s filing, with 39.3 billion in assets, is the seventh-largest bankruptcy in U. S. History.

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