Should I Negotiate with a Debt Collector?

We’ve received many inquiries this week about negotiating with debt collectors.  Let’s get right to it… if you are sued by a debt collector, or even if you’ve received a phone call or a letter from them, you SHOULD NOT negotiate with them by...

District Justice Judgments

We’ve had a number of calls over the last few weeks from people who think they are being sued with a new lawsuit.  As the consultation goes on, the client inevitably says “I was sued for this claim years ago”.  At that point, we need to take a look...

Should I Pay This Debt?

We get calls every day asking us to negotiate debt.  For some people, paying debt is a good idea.  For others, its not such a good idea.   Most people do not realize the nature of debt.  The typical phone call goes like this…”Attorney Artim, I have a debt...

Writ of Execution – What does it mean?

We’ve had lots of calls over the last few weeks asking about a Writ of Execution.  Can I hire you?  Why didn’t they give me notice?  What can be done?   These are some of the frequent questions that we get regarding Writs of Execution. What is a Writ of...

New Federal Law for Used Cars

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has laws regarding the sale of used cars.  Most people are familiar with these laws, but don’t realize they are federal regulations.  The FTC provides federal regulations for a dealership’s ability to sell a vehicle...

Why Do Some Attorneys Offer Free Consultations?

At our office, for most consumer claims we offer a free initial consultation (we do charge for federal student loan consultations).  We do this as a courtesy to our potential clients.  As a consumer law firm, we are most often dealing with a consumer who is being...

Can I Sue My Insurance Company?

The short answer is Yes!  This is call a “Bad Faith” claim.  When you purchase an insurance policy, whether for Home, Auto, Life, etc., the insurance company agrees to cover certain issues that arise.  These issues are called “claims” in the...

Please Hire an Attorney

Well, for the 5th time in the last 7 days I’ve had a new client inquiry where the individual has been representing themselves in a credit card lawsuit.  The common scenario is this…Debt buyer sues person.  Person goes on internet and googles what to do....