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Credit One Bank Harassment

Posted by Paul Mankin | Sep 04, 2019 | 0 Comments

Credit One Bank harassment has been reported to the Better Business Bureau (BBB) by over 1,200 consumers in the last four years. Complaints allege that the credit card company has harassed consumers by placing repeated calls to their cellular phones, attempting to collect for charges that were re...

Can Allied Interstate Garnish My Wages?

Posted by Paul Mankin | Jul 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Is Allied Interstate garnishing your wages or have they threatened to garnish your wages? Can they do this? The answer depends. Any creditor or debt collector may be able to garnish your wages, but they must follow the proper procedure, and some wages are exempt from garnishment. Can Allied Inte...

Creditor Harassment after Chapter 7

Posted by Paul Mankin | Jul 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

While federal law prohibits a creditor or debt collector from attempting to collect on a debt after it has been discharged in bankruptcy, creditor harassment after chapter 7 is quite common. Collectors oftentimes pretend to be unaware of the bankruptcy filing or simply lie about your legal respon...

Help! I Owe Ace Cash Express Money

Posted by Paul Mankin | Jul 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Help! I Owe Ace Cash Express Money If you have borrowed money from Ace Cash Express and have defaulted on the loan and are being harassed to pay it, or are unable to pay and will soon default, do not panic. There are some things you can do to attempt to resolve the matter first. I Owe Ace Cash ...

Americans are Drowning in Debt, and the Debt Collectors are Loving It!

Posted by Paul Mankin | May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

No one should live in fear of the telephone ringing, but many Americans do, and a growing number of outrageous debt collectors love it! With soaring healthcare costs, student loans being at their highest level ever and credit card balances rising at an alarming rate, Americans are drowning in debt. And with this mountain of debt come the debt collectors. Past due medical bills, delinquent mortgages, and over the limit credit cards are worrisome, but when the collection calls start, that worry and can reach a whole new level.

Why Is Los Angeles The Worst City For Renters?

Posted by Paul Mankin | Jul 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Law Office of Paul Mankin on Monday, July 30, 2018. As a renter, you want to be sure that you are getting a good deal and safe living arrangements when you sign a lease for a home or apartment. Imagine the frustration of paying exorbitant rent rates for subpar living conditions. Thi...

Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Bedbugs

Posted by Paul Mankin | Jun 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Law Office of Paul Mankin on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Bedbugs. What a revolting thought. Do you have them in your California home or apartment? Before you answer with an emphatic “no,” be aware that you could have a bedbug infestation without even knowing it. The Centers for Diseas...

Signs Of Lead Paint Exposure In Your Apartment

Posted by Paul Mankin | Jun 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Law Office of Paul Mankin on Monday, June 4, 2018. Lead paint is a serious health hazard. According to the EPA, millions of homes and buildings have harmful lead paint. If you live in an apartment built prior to 1978, you may suffer from lead paint exposure.  Inhaling lead dust or ...

The Dangers Of Residential Water Damage

Posted by Paul Mankin | May 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Law Office of Paul Mankin on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. As a tenant, you are responsible to inform your landlord when a leak occurs. However, it is the landlord's responsibility to repair the leak immediately. Failure to do so right away can lead to serious water damage in your home. P...

Can You Legally Break Your Lease?

Posted by Paul Mankin | Apr 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Law Office of Paul Mankin posted in blog on Friday, April 27, 2018. If you signed a lease when you moved into your California home or apartment and now find that you must move even though your lease term still has several months to go, you probably wonder if you can legally break yo...

3 Signs Your Apartment Is Unlivable

Posted by Paul Mankin | Mar 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Law Office of Paul Mankin posted in blog on Monday, March 5, 2018. Is your apartment uninhabitable? California rental laws require apartments to suitable for humans to live in, free of hazards that put the safety and health of occupants at risk. Landlords are legally responsible for...

Are You Afraid Of Landlord Retaliation?

Posted by Paul Mankin | Feb 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Law Office of Paul Mankin posted in blog on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Many people live in conditions that are untenable. For example, a landlord might do nothing about a bedbug infestation, broken door and leaky toilet. As a result, the tenants deal with a lot of stress and worr...

What To Do If Your Landlord Will Not Fix Your Apartment

Posted by Paul Mankin | Jan 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Law Office of Paul Mankin posted in blog on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Renting an apartment comes with many benefits, such as community amenities, no property taxes and free maintenance. However, what if your landlord does not make repairs? What are you supposed to do? The law allo...

Is It Safe To Live In An Apartment With Lead Paint?

Posted by Paul Mankin | Jan 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Law Office of Paul Mankin posted in blog on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. "The apartment has lead paint," is a phrase you are unlikely to enjoy hearing. However, if you have a limited budget, meaning you are also limited in your choice of apartments, then most of the places you are loo...

Act Early If You Suspect An Issue With Your Landlord

Posted by Paul Mankin | Jan 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Law Office of Paul Mankin posted in blog on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Many landlords treat their tenants fairly, and many tenants follow the terms of their rental contracts. Sometimes, though, there are situations where landlords fall down miserably on their duties. Their negligenc...

3 Ways Bed Bugs Are A Risk To Your Health

Posted by Paul Mankin | Dec 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Law Office of Paul Mankin posted in blog on Thursday, December 28, 2017. Bed bugs can be more than a simple nuisance; they are also harmful to your health.  Do not take a bed-bug infestation lightly, because you and others in your home or apartment may experience health problems. In...

3 Things Every Tenant Should Know About Lead Paint

Posted by Paul Mankin | Dec 08, 2017 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Law Office of Paul Mankin posted in blog on Friday, December 8, 2017. When you sign a lease and move into a new home or apartment, you likely do not expect that it will be a hazard to your health and the health of your family. This is exactly what happens, though, when there is lead...

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