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Blog Posts in 2013

National Collegiate Student Loan Trust, LLC

Recently, a large number of lawsuits have been filed by an entity identifying itself as National Collegiate Student Loan Trust, LLC. I have received several phone calls from people who were surprised ...
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Michael Forbes is Now Available to Assist Clients in New Jersey

The Law Office of Michael P. Forbes, PC is excited to announce that Lead Attorney Michael Forbes has decided to team up with the Law Offices of Brandon Grim. While our firm will continue to represent ...
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Defenses for Credit Card Lawsuits

If you are becoming overburdened by your debt, you might find yourself in a situation where you have to stop making payments on your credit card. Unfortunately, this places you at risk of being sued ...
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Attorney Forbes Represents Case Against American Express

The Law Office of Michael P. Forbes, PC is proud to announce that Attorney Michael P. Forbes was recently successful in defending a case against the credit card giant, American Express. The company ...
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Buyer Beware Certain National And Regional Law Firms Making Fortunes From Your Misfortune

I am a Philadelphia area lawyer who has been protecting consumers from nasty debt collectors, foreclosure actions and at one time I provided bankruptcy services. I am now receiving calls from ...
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5 Tips to Help You Deal with Creditors

Falling seriously behind on your mortgage, car loan, credit card payments or other debts can be a very stressful experience. Not only are you struggling to keep up with your financial obligations, and ...
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Fixing Credit Report Errors

Many people are unaware how much their credit report can dramatically impact their ability to buy a home, get a new car, rent an apartment, obtain a line of credit, and eventually achieve a state of ...
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Defense Against Auto Repossession in Pennsylvania

Repossession is the legal term which refers to the act of taking back property, either through a judicial process, court order, foreclosure or self-help, after the consumer has failed to fulfill their ...
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Senate Trying to Cap Interest Rates on Predatory Payday Lenders!

This week the United States Senate took an important step in trying to protect consumers from predatory payday lenders. Payday lenders typically charge rates between 200% of 300% for short terms ...
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Mortgage Companies - The New Wave of Organized, Criminal Organizations Aimed to Steal the Homes from American Citizens

One of the more insidious and deceptive practices of the mortgage companies, in their relentless attempts to steal your home, is to pay your tax bill and then increase your monthly mortgage payment. ...
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Don't Go to Court Without a Lawyer

I am continually confounded at the attempts of some of the debt buyers' attorneys to bamboozle judges into thinking that they can prove their case. I just won a case against such a zealous ...
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Beware of Credit One Bank and Other Companies That Won't Provide Written confirmation of Their Claim

Last year, my wife received a credit card offer from what she thought was Capitol One. Since she received several of these offers a year, she did not look at the card carefully and agreed to accept ...
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The Big Bad Banking Bullies

During a recent trial, I immediately began objecting to the type of questions being asked by opposing counsel, who represented a bank trying to foreclose on my client's home. In my opinion, the ...
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Understanding the Banking Industry's Unfair Tactics

I am continually amazed at the arrogance of some law firms, especially, those representing banks and credit unions. If you don't think that this country is being controlled the banking industry, ...
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Honest Representation for Foreclosure Cases

During a recent court appearance, I was making an argument in an attempt to help save my client from foreclosure. My opponent, a talented and aggressive lawyer, told the court that I had created a ...
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Americans Fight Back!

Throughout my 23 years of practice as an attorney, I've met a lot of nice people, despite the fact that they are lawyers. Notwithstanding what seems to be a negative perception among the public, ...
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