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Debt Settlement

Is Defense Lawyers a Reputable or Legitimate Company to Work With? – Gwynne

Problem Solving Series

“Dear Steve, A debt consolidation company contacted me by phone this week inquiring if I would be interested in reducing my credit card debt. I listened to what they had to say, however, I did not give them my credit card numbers or bank names as I did not know if they were legitimate or not. They gave me the ... Read More »

    My Bank Says They Won’t Work With Nationwide Debt Direct. – Bill

    time bomb

    “Dear Steve, I noticed you commented before about Nationwide Debt Direct. I had a preliminary talk with them today. They came up with a ballpark monthly payment that, they say, would pay off my grand amount if they can successfully negotiate lesser balances with the credit cards. But what worries me is that they need me to set up a ... Read More »

      I Tried Getting My Money Back from Lloyd Ward Law Firm. Nothing Was Settled. – Carolyn

      oops

      “Dear Steve, I tried getting help from you, and you gave me some advice that did not help. I have been scammed by debt resolution companies ( one charged me over $600.00 a month and only applied $100.00 to my debt. Nothing was settled in over a year. I guess I don’t have a question, nothing was resolved before. Carolyn” ... Read More »

        Nobody Can Tell Me Where My Money Went When the Johnson Law Group Went Out of Business. – Ashley

        hiding

        “Dear Steve, I was a client of the Johnson Law Group (Jonathan Rufus) 2009-end of 2010 early 2011. I had consolidated my credit card debt. They managed to pay off all but the ONE BIG ONE. They took out $400 from me monthly for 18months and never paid off the big one I asked them to negotiate. I now.. have ... Read More »

          Is Century Negotiations a Reliable Company? – Bonnie

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          “Dear Steve, I have settled one credit card and need your advice. I need to know if Century Negotiations is a reliable company to with to get out of debt. They have settled one credit card. I have 2 more to settle. I am thinking of getting a bank loan to pay off CNI. I have also inquired with BBB. ... Read More »

            Should I Cancel With Persels & Associates? I Could Just Cry. – Ruth

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            “Dear Steve, Husband and I have been in credit card debt for several years. We are in our mid 30s, have a 15 yr. mortgage, and 10k tax debt. I feel covered up. I don’t want to have a child because of all the debt. I want to see the light at the end of this dark tunnel. We joined ... Read More »

              How Can Debt Validation of America Just Steal My Money? – Shelia

              Big Bad Burglar

              “Dear Steve, I started with My Choice Debt Management in 2009, that turned into Debt Validation of America shortly thereafter and later it hired THE FIRM PLLC to do their legal work after they realized they were not operating legally. I paid $1471/month in to an escrow account for 2 years for a total of $35,325 total (of course a ... Read More »

                Good Shepherd Debt Relief is Taking Our Money But Won’t Help. – Tim

                oops

                “Dear Steve, We have been sending money to Good Shepherd for a few years now and they have actually helped us clear two of our debts. But we two more and I cannot get anyone to answer the phone or return an email. We now have one of those debts that has gone to court and we are being sued. ... Read More »

                  The Law Office of Michael K. Sipes That Owns My Debt Refuses to Negotiate a Settlement. – Dave

                  closeup of a gavel on cash, from above

                  I asked Michael Bovee, a debt settlement expert, to answer your question on my behalf. Here is Michael had to say. “Dear Mchael, The “Law Offices” of Michael K Sipes (in Elk Grove, CA) bought an unpaid credit card debt of mine. The balance was around $4000 when it was charged off. The court awarded a judgment, totaling about $5000, ... Read More »

                    Lloyd Ward & Associates Said They Settled Account But My Creditors Say No. – Diana

                    Lloyd Ward & Associates BBB F Rating

                    “Dear Steve, I was in debt and i chose Lloyd ward and associates about 3 years ago. i sent them aroung 9000.00 and they settle very few accounts. I ended up settling several of the accounts myself. i closed my accounts with them about 6 months ago. i am being sued by 2 of the accounts that i have papers ... Read More »

                      I’m With World Law and Getting Sued by Creditors. – Larry

                      closeup of a gavel on cash, from above

                      “Dear Steve, I have a contract with World Law. I saw the letter written to get out of a contract from a person with the exact circumstance I am in. I am being sued, and only have settled on my own with money outside of the program. About 60 K in debt, with 14 cards (5 of which are now ... Read More »

                        United Financial Relief Wants to Sell Me California Debt Relief Program. – Karen

                        surprise

                        “Dear Steve, I am in the process of applying for California debt relief with United Financial Relief. I have about $16,000 in debt that my income can no longer manage. Are there any financial risks or obligations that I should be aware of, either now or in the future? Karen” Dear Karen, I didn’t even make it past the first ... Read More »

                          I Want to Charge Dominic DeSandro of Freedom Financial With Theft. – Phil

                          White Collar Criminal

                          “Dear Steve, I too am a client of Freedom Financial (www.christiandebtlaw.com) . I made monthly payments via bank draft for about 3 years to a “savings” account that Freedom Financial set up for paying settlements. Freedom Financial initially paid 2 of my accounts just as they said they would, then they haven’t paid anything since. I am no longer sending ... Read More »

                            Can I Negotiate With My Own Creditors to Settle My Debt? – Lesley

                            Attractive red-haired female reading a manual before do-it-yours

                            “Dear Steve, I currently have $39,000 in credit card debt spread across 5 cards. Two with Chase and 1 each with Citicards, Bank of America, and American Express. I am not behind on any payments, but am only able to make the minimum due on each card every month. I expect that in the next month I may be receiving ... Read More »

                              I Can’t Get Any Information About Consult America. – Alfred

                              debt

                              “Dear Steve, Currently have $35000 in credit card debt. Unable to get a loan because debt ratio. Consult America has offered a credit card rate reduction program which will reduce my monthly payment from ~$900 per month to $670/month for a period of 36 months. They say my total debt wiil be reduced by $10,900. Does this seem ok? Haven’t ... Read More »

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