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Jason McGrath’s Legal Guides

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  • Federal Law and Debt Collector Rights

    The Primary Federal Law which Protects Against Debt Collectors The primary Federal Law which provides protection against certain actions by debt collectors and debt collection agencies is called the

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  • Federal Law & Debt Collection, Part 2

    Preventing Further Communications from Debt Collectors, Part A IS A VERBAL REQUEST BY THE DEBTOR / CONSUMER FOR ALL THE CALLS TO STOP ENOUGH? No. A verbal request made by the debtor to the debt colle

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  • Federal Law and Debt Collection, Part 3: What to do when harassed by debt collectors

    What do do when harassed by debt collectors: Step 1, Understand the law (review previous guides by Mr. McGrath) A review of the information provided by Mr. McGrath in the previously published legal g

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  • Top 10 Reasons to Change Your Will

    1.You dont have a will. (So having one would be a change!) 2.Your marital status has changed. (Do you really still want your ex getting all your stuff?) 3.You have moved to a new state. (Its possible that not every part of your New York will would be enforceable once you get old ...

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  • A Summary of Government Mortgage Loan Relief Programs

    The following federal government programs are summarized herein: Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) Home Affordable Unemployment Program (UP) Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA) Second Lien Modification Program (2MP) HAMP provides eligible borrowers...

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  • Should I Form my North Carolina Business as an LLC or an S-corp.?

    People trying to start a business may not know which type of corporate entity is best for them. This brief guide will describe the various corporate entity types available in North Carolina.

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  • IRS, Taxes – Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act expiring! Key Facts 1 – 5

    As an attorney who represents homeowners and borrowers in mortgage and foreclosure matters, I am frequently asked about the tax implications which may come into play when some or all of a mortgage loan is forgiven or cancelled. While I always recommend that clients in such situat...

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  • IRS, Taxes – Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act Expiring! Key Facts 6 – 10

    As an attorney who represents homeowners and borrowers in mortgage and foreclosure matters, I am frequently asked about the tax implications which may come into play when some or all of a mortgage loan is forgiven or cancelled. While I always recommend that clients in such situa...

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  • Venue Clauses in Contracts – Beware Listing Only the County and State

    Beware the generic venue clause! One extremely important aspect of a contract which is often overlooked as being “basic” or “boilerplate” is the designation of venue. Beware the generic venue clause!

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