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How Many Times Can A Car Dealership Pull My Credit?

Posted by Paul Mankin | Sep 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

An application for credit or a loan, including auto loans, permits a potential lender to run a “hard” credit inquiry for the purpose of assessing a consumer's credit risk. Since a hard credit inquiry appears on the consumer's credit report and affects the consumer's credit score, it is important ...

What is a Consumer Attorney?

Posted by Paul Mankin | Sep 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

A consumer attorney, also known as a consumer protection attorney, is an attorney who specializes in consumer protection law. These attorneys help consumers use the law to protect themselves from businesses who use unfair or deceptive practices when dealing with the public and selling goods or se...

Does Ace Cash Express Call Your Job?

Posted by Paul Mankin | Sep 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Does Ace Cash Express call your job attempting to collect on a past due pay day loan? If it does, it may be violating the law and you could have a claim against them. So what is the law and how do you make the calls to your place of employment stop? Can Ace Cash Express Call Your Job? If your ...

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...

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