California Law

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There are a number of defenses that I raise when defending these NCT student loan lawsuit cases. Many of these National Collegiate Trust loans had a guarantee agreement in them (and they were never originally made by NCT). A guarantee agreement is similar to an insurance policy: When you default on the student loan, the guarantee company pays the claim.

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VENTURA, Calif. (CN) – An 81-year-old man claims in court that Diamond Resorts International, a timeshare club, defrauded him of $50,000 and keeps trying to get more. Louis Wolff claims Diamond Resorts International Club and six affiliates used high-pressure sales tactics to open credit cards in his name, run up bills on them “before plaintiff even realized the cards existed,” ...

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Update by Bankruptcy Attorney Eric Ridley. For the second time in recent years, Desert Hot Springs edged closer to possible bankruptcy recently when their City Council voted to cut pay for its police force by 22%, emphasizing how dire the city’s budget crisis is.

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You’ve just been served. The credit card company is suing you. You’re scared and don’t know what to do. You want to bury your head and hide. What if, with a little effort you could turn this frightening event into a victory for you?

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the concept of piercing the corporate veil. I received an e-mail asking what happens when someone breaches a contract he signed that included a personal guaranty. Short answer – get a lawyer.

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California Superior Courts in all 58 counties are offering a 50% off discount on some old unpaid traffic tickets. It’s a limited time “Amnesty Program” for certain outstanding court debt. More that 6 million cases statewide could qualify.

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