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At Credit Repair Lawyers of America, we have been fixing credit reports for a long time. Actually, 2008 marks our entry into the credit repair arena. We have our names, faces and biographies posted on our website. This way, people know with whom they are doing business. As lawyers, we are required to be honest [...]
All Georgia consumers should get into the habit of regularly checking their credit reports. Under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, you are entitled to one free copy of your credit report from each of the major credit bureaus every twelve months. This means that you literally have NO excuse not to check. Knowing [...]
Recently, Georgians who have been harassed by debt collectors have filed a record number of complaints with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”). Even though there are both federal laws and state-specific laws that regulate what debt collectors and collection agencies can and cannot do, some collectors are still using illegal and unscrupulous tactics. Many [...]
Attorney General Bill Schuette has recently released the annual Top Ten Michigan Consumer Complaints for 2016. Once again, credit and financial concerns dominate the list with a total of 12,217 complaints received in this category. Within this category, it appears that Michigan consumers are most concerned about debt collection and credit reporting, having filed 641 [...]