Having debt can be a source of significant stress. Just as stressful is if a debt collector harasses you to collect the money you owe. Unfortunately, debt collectors have been known to use unlawful tactics in their pursuit of the money that’s owed to them. If you’ve ever wondered why debt... Read More
As a consumer, you have to trust that anything you buy or any service you pay for is in fact what it says it is. Fortunately, in California, the Consumer Legal Remedies Act helps protect consumers against fraud and deceptive practices. In the video below, experienced consumer advocate attorney... Read More
If you have inaccuracies on your credit report it can affect your financial well-being. In the video below, consumer advocate attorney Howard D. Silver briefly shares some examples of how this can affect you.
If you believe there is inaccurate information on your credit report, please call the Law... Read More
If you believe you have a lemon law case you may be wondering if you have to bring it to arbitration first. In the video below, consumer advocate attorney Howard D. Silver explains what you should do in this instance.
If you have any other questions regarding your lemon law case, please contact... Read More
One of the more popular crimes in our modern world is identity theft. When criminals steal your personal and financial information to use for their own gain it can leave you with debt, bad credit, and damage your name and reputation. As we rely more on computers and online services, your... Read More
Being a victim of identity theft can be devastating to your personal and financial well-being. In the slideshare below, learn about the different types of identity theft and what you should do if it happens to you.
If you’ve been the victim of identity theft and need the help of an experienced... Read More
It can be frustrating dealing with creditors and credit bureaus when you have issues with your credit report. Especially if there is still inaccurate information listed on your credit reports. In the video below, consumer advocate attorney Howard Silver briefly explains what you should do if this... Read More
If you’ve been the victim of identity theft you may be wondering what you can do to stop additional use of your information. This is very serious as you want to stop the illegal use of your personal information right away. In the video below, consumer advocate attorney Howard Silver explains a few... Read More
If you've been the victim of identity theft, or suspect there has been fraudulent activity on one or more of your credit accounts, you can place a fraud alert on your credit report with one of the three major credit bureaus: Equifax, TransUnion, or Experian. The company you contact must give notice... Read More
One of the most important steps after you've been the victim of identity theft is filing a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The FTC uses the Identity Theft Complaint Form to help detect and establish patterns of illegal conduct, which leads to the prosecution of wrongdoers.... Read More
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