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May 13, 2015

According to U.S. Senator Mark Warner, there are millions of social security numbers that are still active for persons 112 or older. Sen. Warner recently brought forward a bill that would require the Social Security Administration (SSA) to better track deaths and ensure that the death benefits are ended upon a person's death.

According to a press... Read More

April 22, 2015

With so many recent breaches in security, there have been several discussions about whether or not to do away with the social security number altogether. The website, credit.com even stipulates that maybe the discussions should happen sooner than later.

Our Los Angeles identity theft attorneys at the Law Office of Howard D. Silver would like to share... Read More

April 14, 2015

Typically, when you think of a lemon, you think of a yellow, citrus fruit that you can squeeze, garnish, or zest onto your favorite foods. Those are types of lemons that you want, trust us! The lemons that our Los Angeles lemon law attorneys are familiar with are the vehicles that are knowingly manufactured or sold with defects.

What Makes a Vehicle a... Read More
April 06, 2015

We’ve all heard about the prevalence of identity fraud in the last ten years or so, but the reality is that identity theft can occur at any time and at any place. Our Los Angeles identity theft protection attorney at The Law Office of Howard D. Silver is here to share some important insights into how you can protect yourself from identity theft.

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March 20, 2015

When you last purchased your vehicle, did you read every little bit of fine print? Our Los Angeles lemon law attorneys at The Law Office of Howard Silver have had experience with multitudes of clients that didn’t read the contract and discovered a dirty little secret.

Several car dealerships have begun to put a clause in their contracts that, all too... Read More

March 17, 2015

If you are wondering if your vehicle may be a lemon, view this infographic for more information. For help from our Las Angeles lemon law lawyer at The Office of Howard Silver, please call us at (855) 341-2611.


March 11, 2015

Oftentimes, a debt collection agency will sell debts to other debt collection agencies. Typically, if the debt is 90 days or more past due, agencies may pass the debt or even a whole portfolio of debts along to another agency.

If this happens, you may be wondering if it resets your debt in any way. The reality is that whichever date your charge became... Read More

March 11, 2015

If you’ve ever had an error show up on your credit report, then you know how difficult the process is to dispute that error. With credit reports being one of the single most important aspects affecting your ability to purchase a car or home, having an accurate credit score is imperative.

Until now, the three major credit reporting companies, Equifax,... Read More

February 27, 2015

You've spent hours refining your resume and perfecting a cover letter to show prospective employers that you're the best person for the job, but have you taken a look at your credit report? According to a Society for Human Resource Management study, approximately 47% of employers ask to see your credit report during the hiring process. If you have negative... Read More

February 23, 2015

When purchasing a used car, you can either work with a dealership or buy directly from a private seller. There are several important benefits to working with a dealer, including the ability to purchase a warranty that protects you if the vehicle has issues.

When you purchase a used car from a private seller, you are taking a much greater risk and you'... Read More