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Does the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act Apply in Florida?

Couple discussing bills debt collection FCCPA Consumer Collections Law

Have you been harassed by aggressive and inappropriate debt collectors? What you may not know is that you are protected from this type of behavior. While the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) is an important law that protects consumers nationwide, the Florida Consumer

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Served in a lawsuit by PG Acquisitions Group Inc.?

Worried Man over PG Acquisition Group Inc Lawsuit

What does being served in a lawsuit by PG Acquisitions Group Inc. mean? If you have been served in a lawsuit recently by PG Acquisitions Group, Inc., or have currently pending litigation with PG Acquisitions Group, you are not alone. PG Acquisitions Group is approaching $100

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Tenant’s Rights: When to Hire a Lawyer to Resolve Landlord Issues

Holding Key to Rental Tenants Rights Attorney

A tenant-landlord relationship should be simple. The landlord provides a home for the tenant to live and the tenant pays a monthly rent.  However, certain circumstances may require legal intervention, typically due to a tenant’s safety or if legal rights have been

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Guide to Foreclosure Proceedings in Florida

Guide to Foreclosure Proceedings in Florida Owen and Dunivan

Foreclosure in Florida can be an overwhelming and complicated experience. Understanding how the process works will alleviate stress and help you move forward once the foreclosure proceedings are complete. Here we take a moment to go over how the foreclosure

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Can the Bank Collect on Payments Missed?

Can the Bank Collect on Payments Missed

It depends… The good news for those facing foreclosure proceedings is that a Florida appellate court has found that lenders are prohibited, in some instances, from collecting payments missed more than five years prior to the filing of the foreclosure action. By

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Equifax and Capital One Data Breaches Impact on Homeowners

Equifax and Capital One Data Breaches Impact Owen and Dunivan Law

Today, hackers can gain access to millions of people’s personal information such as name, address, date of birth, and even your social security number. In yet another breach, it has been reported that nearly 140,000 social security numbers were accessed,

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Florida has the Highest Concentration of Debt Collection Complaints

In a recent infographic released by the National Consumer Law Center, Florida ranked number one for the highest amount of debt collection complaints in the nation. This study was based on data compiled by the Federal Trade Commission. It found

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Collins Asset Group, LLC – Lawsuits and Debt Collection Attempts

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We’ve been receiving a lot of calls from consumers that are seeing Collins Asset Group, LLC on documents that have been sent to them or their credit report As part of my mission to help consumers, I try to spot

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What if Your Attorney Stops Doing Business or You Can’t Reach Them?

(Note: Edited to address recent inquiries about lawyer suspension, sudden lawyer sickness, and lack of communication – original published on 04/23/2015) Some recent lawyer suspension reports have been adding an influx of calls lately, and I wrote this a few

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Loss Mitigation Errors – How to Fight Back when Banks Make Mistakes

Loan Modification and Bank Issues Still Plague Consumers I read a recent article in the New York Post where a homeowner is seeking to fight back using glitches in a banks loan modification system. This news left me unsurprised that

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DEFENDING YOUR RIGHTS, STATEWIDE!

DEFENDING YOUR RIGHTS, STATEWIDE!

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Counties: Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rose, and Walton

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Counties: Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, and Wakulla

Third Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, and Taylor

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Counties: Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion, and Sumter

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Counties: Pasco and Pinellas

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Counties: Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns, and Volusia

Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy, and Union

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Counties: Orange and Osceola

Tenth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Counties: Hardee, Highlands, and Polk

Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida

County: Dade

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Counties: Desoto, Manatee, and Sarasota

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County: Hillsborough

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County: Monroe

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County: Broward

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Counties: Brevard and Seminole

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Counties: Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee

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Counties: Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee

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