Finance Company Liability in Auto Fraud Litigation

The sharp and outright fraudulent business practices of many auto dealerships are well known and are the subject of much consumer litigation. And, as vehicle financing has grown, particularly for…

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Defending Debtors with NCSLT and SLS Student Loans

Collection of private student loans by third-party entities has swelled in the last five years. This webinar will cover some of the strategies used to defend student loan borrowers in…

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NACA-NCLC Facilitator Training Program

Are you interested in taking on a leadership role within NACA or NCLC? Increasingly, both organizations are looking to boost engagement through interactive, roundtable discussions that take place at in-person…

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What to Ask When You Don’t Know: 30(b)(6) Depositions of Debt Buyers

The deposition of a debt collector is critical to an FDCPA case. It is difficult, if not impossible, to survive summary judgment without it, as most debt collectors refuse to…

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FCRA eCourse

According to the Federal Trade Commission, approximately 20 percent of Americans have serious mistakes on their credit reports. This impacts their abilities to purchase homes and cars and even to secure jobs. With many Americans currently and projected to be struggling to make ends meet, the need to access credit is crucial to allow families to stay in their homes and avoid car repossessions. Incorrect credit reporting makes home and car loans unaffordable to those most vulnerable. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) delineates consumer rights regarding reporting of consumer data and responsibilities of Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) and furnishers to provide accurate information.

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Preparing to Beat a Furnisher Summary Judgment Motion in Federal Court

Furnishers will almost always file summary judgment motions against you if your last demand asks for anything beyond walk-away money.  Smart lawyers prepare for the inevitable summary judgment motion weeks…

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Whom to Sue and How to Get Paid in Auto Fraud Cases

You have a great client and a terrific set of facts. Two important questions linger. Whom should you sue to optimize your client’s recovery? If your defendants refuse to pay…

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Identifying 1681e(b) Claims and Knowing when/if to Dispute with the CRAs

If you never (or rarely ever) file stand-alone 1681e(b) claims (or you don’t know what an e(b) claim is), you should definitely attend this webinar! This webinar is intended to…

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Debt Defense eCourse

Nearly 30 million Americans have a debt in collections. Given that the average American household has approximately $15,000 in credit card debt, this trend is likely to remain active for the foreseeable future. Furthermore, as unpaid debt is sold to third-party debt buyers for pennies on the dollar, debt buyers use the courts to sue hundreds of consumers in one fell swoop, often without any knowledge that the debt is still owed or that the amount is correct. Learning how to effectively handle debt defense cases and spot affirmative claims with fee-shifting statutes is an excellent path to start a thriving consumer practice.

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