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Fraudulent Bankruptcy Practices in Los Angeles
Beware of Debt Relief Companies
Debt relief companies advertise heavily in print, on television, over the radio, and through the internet. Unfortunately, many of them engage in fraudulent practices.
They often promise what they cannot deliver:
- Easy debt consolidation and lower payments on debt!
- End wage garnishment and creditor harassment!
- Stop foreclosure on your home and repossession of your automobile without bankruptcy!
Many of these companies are uninsured and unregulated. Many make false claims and even purport to be affiliated with the government. They may say anything to get you to adhere to their conditions and take your money. Some of their promises may even prove to be true for a short-period of time. Don’t be taken in by their scam and don’t buy something that is too good to be true.
Instead of trusting your financial health to a credit relief agency or debt negotiation company that asks for a significant amount of money up-front, call a law firm that focuses on real debt relief. At Weintraub Zolkin Talerico & Selth LLP, we are licensed and insured. We adhere to the highest ethical and legal standards because our reputation relies upon such adherence. Over the last several decades we have helped consumers and businesses with their financial struggles and we may be able to help you.
Contact us onlineor call (310) 220-4147for an honest assessment of your situation and candid advice about possible solutions. Our Los Angeles attorneys serve our clients’ best interests. Our livelihood depends on the success of our clients.
Debt Relief Predators Emerged in the Great Recession
The Great Recession wreaked havoc on millions of Americans. If you were the victim of the Great Recession, a sub-prime mortgage agreement that devastated your finances, you incurred large credit card debts, and you were otherwise victimized by the worst economic situation in almost 100 years, you may have been the target of debt relief predators. They may have made false promises and participated in fraudulent practices and stuck you with a bill and no relief.
The Great Recession lingers but the worst is likely in the past. However, many of the debt relief fraudsters still exist. Fraud is widespread in the so-called debt consolidation, creditor negotiation, and credit counseling industry. If you have already fallen prey to one of these “avoid bankruptcy,” “stop foreclosure,” or “debt consolidation” scams, you may already realize that getting your money back will likely be an uphill battle.
We may be able to help because we offer comprehensive representation in this area of the law, including:
- Aggressive debt negotiation
- Bankruptcy alternatives
- Collection litigation
- Pursuing legal action against fraudulent debt relief companies
No matter what your challenges may be, we are on your side. Our attorneys have the experience and the resources to protect your best interests and help you regain financial health. We offer real debt relief.
Call our bankruptcy lawyers in Los Angeles at (310) 220-4147 or contact us online for the help you need today.
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