Why do so few consumers in debt collection lawsuits have a debt defense lawyer? Unfortunately, the main reason is that many consumers choose to ignore the lawsuit because they do not think that they can succeed against the credit card company or debt collector. Sadly, if a defendant does not participate in the litigation, the […]
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As a Sandy Springs Traffic Ticket Attorney, Diwan Law fights reckless driving tickets and all other traffic violations in Sandy Springs and the surrounding areas. Contact Diwan Law at 404-635-6883 today for a free consultation. GEORGIA RECKLESS DRIVING Georgia considers Reckless Driving a serious traffic violation. If convicted of reckless driving, the court may impose […]
Once a certain amount of time has elapsed, a debt collector, credit card company, or creditor can no longer file suit against you to collect on the debt, but you still have to worry about a collector trying to collect this zombie debt. What is a Zombie Debt? Zombie debt is old debt that is […]
The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that a debt collector did not violate the FDCPA by sending the consumer a settlement offer letter that did not disclose that his balance could increase due to interest and fees. In Cortez v. Forster & Garbus, LLP, a creditor placed a consumer’s credit […]
Have you consistently been making late payments to a creditor or debt collector? If so, the creditor or debt collector may be obligated to continue accepting the late payments. The Mutual Departure Doctrine The Mutual Departure Doctrine, O.C.G.A. §13-4-4, requires that if the parties to a contract, during the course of the execution of a […]
A debt collection defense attorney is the lawyer you turn to when your credit card company or a debt collector files a lawsuit against you for an unpaid balance. While many people believe that they have to pay every penny claimed by the debt collector, thousands of lawsuits are successfully concluded, with the consumer paying […]
A “debt collector,” as defined by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act [“FDCPA”], is a person or a business that regularly collects debts owed to another. Still, this definition does not fully explain what a debt collector is. Most first-party creditors [credit card company or bank] or lenders will try to collect debts themselves before […]
Are you being harassed by debt collectors? Contact Diwan Law today at 404-635-6883 to schedule a free consultation to discuss how the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act [FDCPA] can help you. When you fall behind on your debts, it seems like your creditors will stop at nothing to try to get you to make a […]
Have you been charged with driving on a suspended license? You want a skilled Georgia Suspended License Lawyer on your side. Drivers get their licenses suspended for a variety of reasons. Even though the penalties are severe, many still choose to continue to drive with a suspended license. Penalties for Driving on a Suspended License […]
Are you being sued by Midland Credit Management or Midland Funding? Midland Credit Management (MCM) and Midland Funding lawsuits can be intimidating and financially devastating. You need a Debt Collection Defense Attorney, Diwan Law, on your side. What is Midland Credit Management and Midland Funding? Midland Credit Management (MCM) and Midland Funding lawsuits can be […]
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With an office located in Atlanta, Diwan Law frequently represents clients not only in the local metro-Atlanta area (Fulton County), but also in many surrounding counties, including regular appearances in Cherokee, Cobb, Gwinnett, Henry, Forsyth, DeKalb, and Paulding counties.