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Can mentally disabled debtors be sued?

Can mentally disabled debtors be sued? My daughter who has a mental disorder, she is bipolar & manic depressive. She has been sued by a loan company, they are threatening to have her arrested. They received judgment against her, but can they have her arrested? ANSWER: The FDCPA does not permit a debt collector to state a person can be ...

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What is a Lien?

Lien: A legal right or interest that a creditor or other person(s) have in another’s property and lasting until the debt that the lien secures, is paid. Mechanic’s Lien: The right of a craftsman, laborer, supplier, architect or other person who has worked upon improvements or delivered materials to a particular parcel of real estate (either as an employee of ...

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What are the top 10 frauds listed with the FTC?

1. Advance-fee loan scams ­ 4.55 million victims; 2. Buyers clubs ­ 4.05 million victims; 3. Credit card insurance ­ 3.35 million victims; 4. Credit repair ­ 2 million victims; 5. Prize promotions ­ 1.8 million victims; 6. Internet services ­ 1.75 million victims; 7. Pyramid schemes ­ 1.55 million victims; 8. Information services ­ .8 million victims; 9. Government ...

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What are debt suspension and debt cancellation contracts?

Debt Suspension Contracts (DSC) and Debt Cancellation Contracts (DCC) are banking products that substitute for credit insurance. The Comptroller of the Currency, Administrator of National Banks (OCC) finalized it’s regulation, 12 CFR part 37 effective June 16, 2003. This regulation covers DCCs and DSAs issued by national banks. These are banking products, not insurance products thus federal law, not state ...

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