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On March 18, 2019, Maryland’s Federal Court signed an Order granting summary judgment against debt collector Ability Recovery Services, in favor of The Goldson Law Office’s client Crystal Long. See Judge Hazel’s supporting memorandum here: Long v. Pendrick Capital Partners Summary Judgment Opinion.
In addition to finding the debt collector liable, the Court found that the debt buyer, Pendrick Capital Partners, can be held liable for FDCPA violations vicariously through co-defendant Ability Recovery Services. The Plaintiff is also clear to pursue her defamation claim against Ability at trial.
As Federal and State governing bodies finally start to clamp down on abusive payday lending, other forms of abusive subprime lending are beginning to fill the void. Predatory lenders are offering high-interest loans that are not necessarily tied to the receipt of your paycheck, but these loans can be just as harmful. Not only do… Continue Reading
If you are filing for a Chapter 13 rehabilitation bankruptcy, you can normally keep your home as long as you keep up with the Chapter 13 payment plan. In terms of your mortgage, the Chapter 13 works similar to a loan modification. But what if you file for a Chapter 7? One of the most… Continue Reading
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