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Kansas Chapter 13 Trustee Clawing Back Money From LHDR, Armored Debt Center and Meracord

On October 3, 2012 Laurie B. Williams, a Kansas Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee, filed suit against Legal Helpers Debt Resolution, Macey Aleman Hyslip & Searns, Armored Debt Center, Global Client Solutions, Meracord, and NoteWorld Servicing Center to recover money paid by the consumer to the companies prior to them filing bankruptcy. The complaint makes the following statements and allegations: Defendants ... Read More »

Legal Helpers Debt Resolution – Consumer Complaint – 10-15-2012

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Consumer Statement: I received a call from Legal Helpers Debt Resolution, LLC.on February 2011 asking if I needed a debt relief plan. I was told that if I were sued I would have a lawyer in court with me and they would settle my debt for 65%. I was sued by Discover and I now have a judgement against me. ... Read More »

Ryan Sasson, Legal Helpers Debt Resolution and Others Sued by Employees New York Class Action Suit

On September 11, 2012 a suit was filed in New York by employees against LHDR Help, Legal Helpers Debt Resolution, Macey Aleman Hyslip & Searns, Thomas Macey, Jeffrey Aleman, Jeffrey Hyslip, Jason Searns, Credit Advocates Law Firm, and Ryan Sasson. The suit was filed by Benjamin Xue, Esq. & Brian Shenker, Esq, 401 North Broadway, Suite 1009, New York, New ... Read More »

I’m Getting Calls That LHDR is in Bad Shape and May Be Put Out of Business. – Pat

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“Dear Steve, I signed up with Legal Helpers Debt Resolutions three years ago and have just made my last contracted payment to them this month. I had approximately $25,000 worth of credit card debt. I paid my last contracted payment to them this month and now receive a call from some other company, claiming to be their processing company, telling ... Read More »

Listen as Tough as Nails Consumer Dishes It Out to Legal Helpers Debt Resolution Supervisor

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A reader and tipster (send in your tips here) sent me in a number of recorded calls with LHDR and information of her attempt to hunt down the Irvine office. She said: “I have reported LHDR to BBB and attorney general in California, Colorado and Illinois. I happened to be visiting in California – so I attempted to find these ... Read More »

Legal Helpers Debt Resolution Allegedly Winding Down Business After Settling Class Action for Millions

In an article out today by Ameet Sachdev of the Chicago Tribune, for which I was interviewed, we learn an interesting fact. Jason Searns, the firm’s general counsel, said publicity surrounding the lawsuit and settlement has made it hard for Legal Helpers to attract new customers outside Illinois, and the decision was made to cease operations after servicing its existing ... Read More »

How Can I Cancel My Contract With Legal Helpers Debt Resolution? – Linda

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Signed up with Legal Helpers two years ago. Have not received anything in writing letting me know which companies have been paid off even though I’ve requested information by phone and e-mail. They have given verbal answers but not when debt was paid off, how much the settlement was, etc. They gave me a website to go to for this ... Read More »

Details in on Multi-Million Dollar Settlement by Legal Helpers Debt Resolution / Macey, Aleman, Hyslip & Searns

I’ve previously published information about the July 2, 2012 settlement reached between the State of Illinois and Legal Helpers Debt Resolution AKA Macey, Aleman, Hyslip & Searns. Here are the details of the filed settlement and I would be stunned to see how Legal Helpers Debt Resolution could call this a victory supporting their position as an attorney model debt ... Read More »

Illinois Calls Legal Helpers Debt Resolution a Scam, Yet Again. This Time Announcing Settlement.

Well I supposed you have to give props to Legal Helpers Debt Resolution for settling their conflict with the State of Illinois and the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. The State was direct in their continued criticism of the Legal Helpers Debt Resolution legal model for debt settlement. “This company was fronting as a law firm claiming to ... Read More »

Legal Helpers Debt Resolution Won’t Respond to My Refund Requests. – Louise

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“Dear Steve, I had a contract with Financial Solutions Resolution which then got changed to Legal Helpers Debt Resolution — all under Attorneys Macey, Aleman, Hyslip & Searns. I had 4 credit cards (3 discover, 1 chase) with them. one went to court but then got cancelled and taken out of court –. this was a DISCOVER account. the chicago ... Read More »

Macey, Aleman Face Illinois Disciplinary Charges for Misconduct From LHDR Activity. If Stands, Possible Death Blow for Attorney Loophole.

Thanks to a tipster (send in your tips here) I was alerted to a recent action filed against Thomas Macey and Jeffrey Aleman by the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission. You can find the full filing below. But to summarize, it appears that the charges are that Macey and Aleman, through Legal Helpers Debt Resolution, breached their of fiduciary ... Read More »

How Can I Join In the Class Action Lawsuit Against Legal Helpers Debt Resolution?

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I live in nj and hired LHDR to help us pay our debts. After paying them about 7, 900.00 in almost 2 years all they settle was our smallest account for about 680.00 . One of the account which took us to court i I had to settle myself for 1600.00 . LHDR agreed to pay them, when they didn’t ... Read More »

Legal Helpers Debt Resolution – Consumer Complaint – 6-5-2012

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Consumer Statement: i have been paying Legal Helpers Debt Resolution, LLC over two years to represent me. Creditors of large debts claim Legal Helpers did not respond to them or make any offers. Discover was able to go have a court date, without my knowledge, sue me and because i did not know about it I was unable to respond ... Read More »

Legal Helpers Debt Resolution – Consumer Complaint – 5-10-2012

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Consumer Statement: I signed on with LHDR on June 1, 2010. I had $728..42 payments in June July and August of that amount then it was reduced to $587.99 starting on 9-5-10. All payments were signed up and were auto withdraw from my checking account. In the month of August, 2010, I authoirzd LHDR to withdraw an addtional $200, making ... Read More »

Legal Helpers Debt Resolution Consumers Appear in TV News Story

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The following television interview about Legal Helpers Debt Resolution aired in St. Louis recently and it presented a couple of consumers that felt they had been left in a worse spot after using the services of Legal Helpers Debt Resolution. LHDR claims unhappy consumers represent a small fraction of their total clients. The story contains two Skype interviews. One is ... Read More »

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